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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

BIGSSS-LIVES Winter School on Life Course - Call for applications

04.12.2017, by Sibylle Classen in announcement

Bremen (Germany), 12 - 18 March 2018
Application deadline: 29 December 2017

The National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES ­ Overcoming Vulnerability: Life Course Perspectives (NCCR LIVES) and the Bremen International Graduate School in Social Sciences (BIGSSS) are pleased to announce the opportunity for PhD students and young researchers to participate in the LIVES Winter School on Life Course.

The course will take place in Bremen from 12 to 18 March 2018.

The LIVES Winter School is a one-week intensive programme on life course research. Two interdisciplinary workshops (drawing from sociology, social psychology, life-span psychology, social demography, social policy) will take place in small groups of 6 to 8 students. Three to four experts will lead each two different research workshops, with the aim of preparing collaborative articles through a process of learning by doing. The 2018 workshops are:

1. Social networks, social participation and life transitions: a life course perspective
with Eric Widmer (University of Geneva), Karin Wall (University of Lisbon), Rita Gouveia (University of Lisbon) and Marie Baeriswyl (University of Geneva)

2. How do values and political orientations develop across the life-span?
with Klaus Boehnke (Jacobs University), Regina Arant (Jacobs University), Maria Pavlova (University of Vechta) and Clemens Lechner (GESIS, Mannheim - TBC)

Application deadline: 29 December 2017

For more information on the LIVES Winter School, the programme of the workshops and the application process:

Best regards,