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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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EXCEPT establishes partnerships with Greek municipalities

EXCEPT establishes partnerships with Greek municipalities

29.10.2015
In October 2015, Except Project was presented to the Counseling Services of the two local municipalities of Thessaloniki - the Municipality of Neapolis and the Municipality of Sykies. The meeting resulted in establishing a partnership between the Project and the municipalities. The Municipalities of Neapolis and Sykies agreed to support the research team with recruiting interviewees...
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Second EXCEPT Working Paper is out now!

26.10.2015
EXCEPT Working Paper No. 2 "The impact of labor market exclusion and job insecurity on health and well-being among youth – a literature review" published by Jonas Voßemer and Nicoletta Eunicke (both from the University of Bamberg) is available for download now: http://www.except-project.eu/working-papers/  The literature review discusses studies that examine how ...
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EXCEPT project introduced to Slovak academics and policy makers

EXCEPT project introduced to Slovak academics and policy makers

20.10.2015
The president of the Slovak Republic came to visit Estonia in October 2015 bringing along a delegation of academics and politicians. The Estonian Academy of Sciences hosted an event to introduce Estonian science and scientists to the delegation. Marge Unt, the coordinator of EXCEPT project had the opportunity to present the research done at Tallinn University and EXCEPT project.
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EXCEPT meets students at Bamberg University

14.10.2015
EXCEPT co-coordinator Michael Gebel implemented an information campaign at the University of Bamberg during the introductory lecture week. He introduced the research questions and methodological approach of the EXCEPT project to about 450 students. The students were encouraged to follow and to get involved in the EXCEPT project.
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EXCEPT Consortium meets in Turin!

EXCEPT Consortium meets in Turin!

05.10.2015
The EXCEPT Project consortium met in Turin on the 1-3 of October 2015. Participants were welcomed at the University of Turin  by  Sonia  Bertolini  - Italian  team  leader,  Prof. Franca  Rocarolo -  head  of  the Culture, Politics and Society Department at the University of Turin, and oth...
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EXCEPT project introduced in Finland

EXCEPT project introduced in Finland

22.09.2015
At the end of September an event was held to enhance institutional co-operation between the universities of Tallinn and Tampere. The coordinator of EXCEPT project Marge Unt was a member of Tallinn University delegation and introduced the project to the academics at University of Tampere.
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Training meeting for WP3 T3.4: Interviews implementation

08.09.2015
Training meeting for WP3 T3.4 Interviews implementation took place in Turin 1-3 October 2015. Find the meeting schedule here.
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Joint EXCEPT-CUPESSE presentation at ISA-RC28 Summer Meeting

Joint EXCEPT-CUPESSE presentation at ISA-RC28 Summer Meeting

04.09.2015
The joint work of EXCEPT researcher Jonas Voßemer (University of Bamberg) and CUPESSE researcher Bettina Schuck (University of Heidelberg) on “Better Overeducated than Unemployed? The Short- and Long-Term Effects of an Overeducated Labor Market Re-entry” was presented by Jonas Voßemer (BAM) at ISA-RC28 Summer Meeting  at The University of Pennsylvania, P...
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The impact of labour market flexibilisation on the first transition to adult life in different welfare states

01.09.2015
On July 2-4, 2015 EXCEPT Researchers presented their paper "The impact of labour market flexibilisation on the first transition to adult life in different welfare states: does contractual stability matter?” on the SASE 27th Annual Conference “Inequality in the 21st Century” at The London School of Economics and Political Science Temporary jobs might prevent young people f...
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H2020 YOUNG-2014 Projects Policy Kick-off Meeting

31.08.2015
On the 10-11th of June EXCEPT coordinator, Dr. Marge Unt, Co-coordinator Dr. Michael Gebel and Project Manager Eve-Liis Roosmaa took part in the H2020 YOUNG-2014 Projects Policy Kick-off Meeting organized by the European Commission, in Etterbeek, Brussels. During the kick-off meeting, representatives of the European Commission made welcoming speeches and made an overview of the general fra...
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EXCEPT met STYLE

EXCEPT met STYLE

27.08.2015
In the end of August members of EXCEPT Estonia team Marge Unt, Kadri Täht, Jelena Helemäe and Epp Reiska participated at a seminar introducing the preliminary results of the 7th Framework programme project STYLE:Strategic transitions for youth labour in Europe (http://www.style-research.eu/) organized by University of Tartu who is a partner in the project. The issues of flexicurity and y...
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EXCEPT at SLLS summer school

EXCEPT at SLLS summer school

26.08.2015
EXCEPT co-coordinator Michael Gebel held the plenary talk at the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies Summer School at LIfBi Bamberg. In his talk on "Educational processes in a life course perspective – The benefits of longitudinal data" he provided examples of planned longitudinal data analyses of the EXCEPT project. The summer school was attended by more tha...
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