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(Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectivities

13th ESA Conference, Athens,  29.08.2017 – 01.09.2017
RN13 – Sociology of Families and Intimate Lives

Coordinator: Isabella Crespi, University of Macerata, Italy isabella.crespi(at)unimc.it

Our RN invites submissions of papers on current new findings in family research as well as current new theoretical and methodological approaches to explore families and inti-mate lives. Taking up the conference theme, scholars are especially invited to explore whether and how their family studies relate to aspects of making or unmaking Europe or the causes or consequences related to such processes (e.g. formation of transnational couples, poverty of families, family ties as instruments for compensating social depriva-ion or cutbacks in social benefits, changes in fertility behaviour, re-traditionalisation of gender roles etc.). However, linkage to the main conference theme is not a precondition for submissions. RN13 requires all authors to submit two abstracts: You are asked to submit the standard abstract of 250 words and in addition you are also asked to upload a longer, extended version, that is a second abstract of 500 words. Please outline within your abstract (as appropriate) the research question, theoretical approach, data, methodology, research findings, and interpretation. Please indicate in the beginning of the abstract (like this: “[theme RN13_XX]”) which of the following session themes your submission relates to best.
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COST-INTERFASOL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE May, 26th 2016, Milan, Italy

Perspectives on Intergenerational Family Solidarity. Challenges and opportunities

COST-Interfasol international conference

Thursday May, 26th 2016
Room Pio XI, 9:00 – 18:00  Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Largo Gemelli, 1 – 20123 Milano

The main aim of the action is “to synchronize, integrate and improve European research in the field of intergenerational family solidarity, its benefits in key life domains and the ways in which it can be strengthened across generations”.

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Upcomming conferences

Aging:
Aging in America Conference, website: http://asaging.org/aia12
Aging and Society Fourth Conference, website: http://agingandsociety.com/the-conference
Irish Gerontological Society Congress, website: http://www.iaggdublin2015.org/
2015 Ageing Summit, website: https://www.regonline.co.uk/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1506246

Intergenerational solidarity:
Expert panel on intergenerational solidarity, website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/index.php?page=view&type=13&nr=438&menu=936

Family:
Helping Families Change, website: http://helpingfamilieschange.org/

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