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Call for papers for the launch event “Building Bridges in Social Welfare Policy in Eastern Europe”

Innovative approaches can provide answers to economic and societal challenges such as demographic change, the current migration wave, and the unequal distribution of wealth. In order to improve European cohesion, the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research aims at constructing new bridges between stakeholders, sectors, countries, policies, and systems in the field of social welfare. In this context, the European Centre will organize a launch event to further focus its activities in the EU acceding countries of Eastern Europe and countries of the Eastern Partnership.

The Workshop “Building Bridges in Social Welfare Policy in Eastern Europe” takes place on 19 September 2016 in Vienna. It aims at gathering and exchanging expertise from researchers, policy makers and practitioners on Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, and Ukraine. We particularly invite scholars and experts with expertise in innovative approaches in labour market policy and health and social care (long-term care) arrangements in the above countries to submit an abstract for

  • either an academic paper
  • or a good practice.

The call for abstracts on academic papers and good practice is open until 27 May 2016. Further information is provided here.