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EXCEPT paper presented at the 4th workshop on Comparative Health Sociology in Ghent, Belgium

21.06.2017
The 4th workshop on Comparative Health Sociology: Comparing Health across Societies (CHASE) took place in Ghent, Belgium. At the workshop, Jonas Vossemer presented a joint paper with three other EXCEPT researchers (Michael Gebel, Olena Nizalova and Olga Nikolaieva). The paper addresses the potential long-term health consequences of an early-career job loss and youth unemployment. The researchers u...
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EXCEPT photo exhibition at the University of Turin

EXCEPT photo exhibition at the University of Turin

12.06.2017
The EXCEPT Italian team held an exhibition of photos from the EXCEPT Photo Competition “You(th) Vision: Becoming adult today” at the University of Turin. The exhibition was launched during a workshop organised by the UNITO team on the 5th June 2017. The exhibition was free for everyone to attend, and students, professors and members of the general public came to the exhibition. &n...
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Sonia Bertolini presented the first results of the qualitative EXCEPT research on a public TV channel

Sonia Bertolini presented the first results of the qualitative EXCEPT research on a public TV channel

06.06.2017
Sonia Bertolini from EXCEPT Italian team (University of Turin) participated as an expert in a news programme on the Italian public TV channel RAI3. Sonia presented the first results of the qualitative part of EXCEPT project with particular regard to the Italian case. The issues of the labour market and youth autonomy, which are central in EXCEPT project, were addressed during the interview. You ca...
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EXCEPT on public TV at prime time!

EXCEPT on public TV at prime time!

06.06.2017
The coordinator of the EXCEPT project, Marge Unt, participated as one of the experts in the first episode of the new programme "Everybody's right" on the biggest public TV channel in Estonia - ETV. The programme discusses human rights and the first episode was dedicated to the right to dignified life: what the right to dignified life means and is it guaranteed for people in difficult...
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Joint publication of three EU funded youth projects now available

Joint publication of three EU funded youth projects now available

06.06.2017
The first joint publication of three EU-funded youth projects (EXCEPT, CUPESSE and STYLE)  is now available for readers. The authors Jale Tosun, Marge Unt and Eskil Wadensjö write about youth-oriented active labour market policies in the Nordic and the Baltic states. The starting point of this study was the seemingly striking similarity in the number of youth-oriented labo...
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EXCEPT workshop in Turin

EXCEPT workshop in Turin

05.06.2017
On the 5th of June 2017, the Italian team, based at the University of Turin, organised a workshop entitled “Jobs, autonomy, and policies. Three challenges for the future of young generations”. The workshop included a morning session, where the team presented the main findings from the EXCEPT project to an interested audience of scholars, researchers, and students. The afternoon session...
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Polish team presented at the seminar “Public Policy and Human Capital” in Warsaw

02.06.2017
On behalf of the Polish team, Magda Rokicka and Gosia Kłobuszewska participated in the seminar “Public Policy and Human Capital”, held at the Warsaw School of Economics on the 2nd of June 2017. Magda introduced the main findings from the EXCEPT project, whilst Gosia presented the results on the impact of temporary contracts on job satisfaction of youth in European countries. The fin...
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EXCEPT Greek team organised two symposia on job insecurity at the 18th EAWOP Congress in Dublin

01.06.2017
Despoina Xanthopoulou from the Greek team together with Hans de Witte (University of Leuven), organized two symposia on job insecurities at the 18th European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology Congress in Dublin. Ten presenters from different European countries were involved. One of the symposia focused on measurement issues and moderators of job insecurity. The other symposium conc...
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EXCEPT meets Antonio Tajani, the President of European Parliament

EXCEPT meets Antonio Tajani, the President of European Parliament

31.05.2017
Yesterday, Eve-Liis Roosmaa, as a representative of the EXCEPT project, opened the debate about youth employment between youth and the President of European Parliament Antonio Tajani as well as members of eight different political groups of the Parliament. She talked about the situation of youth based on the qualitative study conducted in the EXCEPT project stressing the point that it is not only ...
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Working paper 13 now available

29.05.2017
EXCEPT Working Paper no 13 titled “Contagion of Health Effects of Unemployment within Families: Does Becoming Unemployed among Young People Affect Health of Their Partners?” is now available on project’s web-page The paper aims to examine the effect of unemployment on health among young people’s partners. Authors Anna Baranowska-Rataj and Mattias Strandh find that effect...
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EXCEPT goes to schools

25.05.2017
On 23-24 of May 2017 Polish team organised meetings with students of two high schools in Warsaw. The main topic was entering the adulthood. During the meeting, young people were introduced to social research based on the EXCEPT project. All together they brainstormed and discussed students' understanding of adulthood. Students were asked to look at the pictures from their mobile phones and ...
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Polish team presented at a conference in Jablonna!

Polish team presented at a conference in Jablonna!

25.05.2017
On the 11-12th of May Magdalena Rokicka, Małgorzata Kłobuszewska and Jędrzej Stasiowski took part in the "From school to work. The study of educational and professional paths" conference in Jablonna, Poland. They have presented on the dynamics of labour market paths of young people from Poland using longitudinal EU-SILC dataset and the issue of satisfaction with temporary work among...
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EXCEPT Seminar at the University of Catania

EXCEPT Seminar at the University of Catania

25.05.2017
Sonia Bertolini and Rosy Musumeci presented the main findings on youth autonomy from the qualitative study on Italy (WP3) during the Seminar “Transition paths to adulthood. Mechanisms of social exclusion for young people in Europe” at the University of Catania in Italy.
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Eve-Liis Roosmaa will open the discussion on youth employment with the President of European Parliament

Eve-Liis Roosmaa will open the discussion on youth employment with the President of European Parliament

24.05.2017
At the end of May, the President of the European Parliament, Antionio Tajani, will visit Estonia as part of the Estonian Presidency. During the visit a debate on "Future of Europe: Changing Times, Lasting Values" will be held at Tallinn University. One of the four issues to be discussed is "Youth employment: the power of innovation" focussing on the journey from education to em...
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EXCEPT goes to European parliament

EXCEPT goes to European parliament

22.05.2017
On June 21st EXCEPT project coordinator Marge Unt and young social activist Kristina Mering will present the voice of youth and demonstrate the importance of evidence based decision-making for youth at European parliament. At the event “Evidence Matters EU” presenters from across the EU will each have the opportunity to speak for one minute about why evidence matters on issues rangi...
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