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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 first EXCEPT working paper gave EXCEPT Tallinn University team the opportunity to introduce the project and its preliminary results to stakeholders and via national media in Estonia. The EXCEPT project received attention not only in Tallinn Universities newsletter and web-page, but the results of WP1 reached also one of the biggest daily newspapers in Estonia and a weekly newspa...
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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 a question whether it is better for an unemployed person to take up a job for whic...
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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 in his presentations 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 wit...
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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 has 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 respondents’ recruitment. The Deputy Minister has also accentuated importance of the ...
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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 the late autumn the EXCEPT Estonian team set a goal to introduce the project within Tallinn University to find people interested in co-operating, to create 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 i...
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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 the 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 Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge (ISSK) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The conference was organized by the Bulga...
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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 Anniversary conference of 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 also about the ongoing EXC...
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EXCEPT establishes partnerships with Greek municipalities

EXCEPT establishes partnerships with Greek municipalities

29.10.2015
In October 2015, the Except Project was presented to the Counseling Services of the two local municipalities of Thessaloniki - Municipality of Neapolis and Municipality of Sykies. The meeting resulted in the partnership establishment between the Project and the municipalities. Municipalities of Neapolis and Sykies agreed to support the research team with interviewees' recruitmen...
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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 Slovak Republic came to visit Estonia in October 2015 bringing along a delegation of academics and politicians. In Estonian Academy of Sciences an event was held to introduce Estonian science and scientists to the delegation. In that meeting Marge Unt, the coordinator of EXCEPT project had the opportunity to introduce the research done at Tallinn University and EXCEPT project to t...
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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 into 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
In the end of September an event to enhance institutional co-operation between the universities of Tallinn and Tampere was held in Finland. 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 will take place in Turin 1.–3. October 2015. Find the meeting schedule here.
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