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Except presented in Milan at Graduate School in Social and Political Science

Except presented in Milan at Graduate School in Social and Political Science

11.03.2016
Researchers from the Italian EXCEPT team presented findings at a sociology of work Seminar at the Graduate School in Social and Political Science of NASP (Network for the Advancement in Social and Political Studies) in Milan, Italy.  
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Youths express their feelings about unemployment on a graffiti wall in the UK

Youths express their feelings about unemployment on a graffiti wall in the UK

02.03.2016
On the 1st of March 2016, the University of Kent set up a graffiti wall at Canterbury College. Apprentices from different subject areas were invited to come and write or draw their thoughts and feelings in response to the following question “When you think about the possibility of being unemployed, what words or images come to mind?” 27 apprentices took part in the event a...
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EXCEPT presented its latest research to researchers, stakeholders, and youth in Bamberg

EXCEPT presented its latest research to researchers, stakeholders, and youth in Bamberg

29.02.2016
From February 24th to 26th our German partner from Bamberg hosted the 3rd EXCEPT meeting. Altogether more than 40 guests from 9 different countries were involved in this event. The workshop started with an interesting and productive public debate including presentations by Marge Unt (EXCEPT Project Coordinator), Jale Tosun (CUPESSE Project Coordinator) and Ruth Santos-Brien (ICF’s ...
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First EXCEPT results on Ukraine are published in 3 languages and picked up by national media 

First EXCEPT results on Ukraine are published in 3 languages and picked up by national media 

23.02.2016
Based on the press-release for Working Paper 1, EXCEPT researchers from Ukraine, Nataliia Shapoval and Olena Nizalova had their blog "Ukrainian Youth is More Likely to Get the Job Than European…But This Job is Less Rewarding" published by VoxUkraine, a highly influential peer-reviewed analytical platform. The press-release was published in 3 languages and picked up by over 7 ...
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First results and future activities of EXCEPT project discussed in open seminar

First results and future activities of EXCEPT project discussed in open seminar

18.02.2016
As the work is getting more intense in EXCEPT project and the first results from WP1 are now available to all, the EXCEPT Estonia team held an open seminar at the end of February in Tallinn to get feedback on the work done until now and to discuss future activities. After a short introduction by the project coordinator Marge Unt there were six presentations on different ongoing tasks of the projec...
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3rd EXCEPT meeting in Bamberg on February 24-26

3rd EXCEPT meeting in Bamberg on February 24-26

12.02.2016
EXCEPT is looking forward to present its latest research to academics, stakeholders, and the public. Our German partner from Bamberg will host the 3rd EXCEPT meeting involving more than 40 researchers from 9 different countries. The workshop will start with a public debate including presentations by Marge Unt (EXCEPT Project Coordinator), Jale Tosun (CUPESSE Project Coordinator) and Ruth Sant...
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EXCEPT project presented at the 3rd International Qualitative Comparative Analyses Workshop

EXCEPT project presented at the 3rd International Qualitative Comparative Analyses Workshop

10.02.2016
On the 2-3rd of December Triin Lauri, Tallinn University, participated in the 3rd International QCA Expert Workshop in Zurich which was hosted by ETF Zurich. QCA Expert Workshop brought together 20-30 researchers working with Qualitative Comparative Analyses (QCA) across and beyond the neighbouring areas of political sciences, sociology, management, and economics by providing for...
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Introduction of EXCEPT WP1 results at a stakeholder event and in Estonian media

Introduction of EXCEPT WP1 results at a stakeholder event and in Estonian media

09.02.2016
The publication of the first EXCEPT working paper gave EXCEPT Tallinn University team the opportunity to introduce the project and its preliminary results to stakeholders via national media in Estonia. The EXCEPT project received attention not only within Tallinn University's newsletter and web-page, but the results of WP1 reached also one of the biggest daily newspapers in Estonia and a ...
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Public lecture on EXCEPT project in Bamberg

09.12.2015
EXCEPT co-coordinator Michael Gebel held a public lecture at the University of Bamberg on "The transition from education to work in international comparison – Methodological challenges". He provided practical examples from the EXCEPT project. The lecture was attended by more than 60 students, scholars and interested public.
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Joint EXCEPT-CUPESSE publication is out!

08.12.2015
New paper "Better Overeducated than Unemployed? The Short- and Long-Term Effects of an Overeducated Labour Market Re-entry" by EXCEPT researcher Jonas Voßemer from the University of Bamberg and Bettina Schuck, University of Heidelberg, has been published in the European Sociological Review journal. The authors raise the question of whether it is better for an unemployed person...
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EXCEPT meets TEW-CCA project and youth in Baku, Azerbaijan

EXCEPT meets TEW-CCA project and youth in Baku, Azerbaijan

07.12.2015
At the stakeholder event and the research network meeting of the international TEW-CCA project EXCEPT co-coordinator Michael Gebel established close contacts between the EXCEPT and TEW-CCA projects. During a public discussion with about 40 Azeri youth at Baku State University similarities of EXCEPT and TEW-CCA project were discussed. Both projects deal with the challenges young peop...
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EXCEPT meets with the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine

EXCEPT meets with the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine

11.11.2015
Ukrainian EXCEPT team presented the EXCEPT Project to the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine. The national government representatives expressed great interest and support to the Project. Representatives of the Ministry of Social Policy promised to assist researchers with access to statistical data and  with recruiting respondents. The Deputy Minister had also accentuated the importance of t...
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Creating synergy within Tallinn University to profit from activities of the EXCEPT project

Creating synergy within Tallinn University to profit from activities of the EXCEPT project

11.11.2015
During late autumn the EXCEPT Estonian team set a goal to introduce the project within Tallinn University to find people interested in cooperating, to create a synergy with other units and to raise awareness of the project in our institution. With that goal in mind a seminar centring on EXCEPT project was organized at the TU Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Life course Studies and an intr...
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EXCEPT meets NEGOTIATE at ISSK conference in Sofia

EXCEPT meets NEGOTIATE at ISSK conference in Sofia

05.11.2015
EXCEPT co-coordinator Michael Gebel held a plenary talk on "The concept of the 'middle class' in a life course perspective"; Conference "Middle Class, Education, Employment: The Contribution of the Social Sciences" at the Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge (ISSK) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The conference was organized by the Bul...
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EXCEPT project discussed at the conference with over 100 policy makers, stakeholders and employers

EXCEPT project discussed at the conference with over 100 policy makers, stakeholders and employers

03.11.2015
In the beginning of November researches involved in EXCEPT project presented their work as poster presentations at the Anniversary conference of the Rectors’ Committee held in Tallinn University. The event attracted many policy makers, stakeholders and employers (altogether over 100 people). The poster presentations gave the team a good opportunity to talk to them directly about the ongoing ...
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