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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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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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