From Austerity to Austerity: The Political Economy of Public Pension Reforms in Romania and Bulgaria

CPS Junior Researcher Dragos Adascalitei  has recently published an article in the journal Social Policy & Administration (early view). The article discusses the trajectory of pension reforms in Romania and Bulgaria, arguing that, over the past two decades, the two countries have opted for increasingly divergent reforms.

Thinking Migration to Rethink the World

The MIGRINTER team at the University of Poitiers is organizing a conference between 21-24 June 2016 to examine the contribution of migration studies to human and social sciences at large.

Gender and Migration: a dynamic and reciprocal relationship

The IMISCOE Research Group: Changing migration dynamics between the EU and the world welcomes paper proposals by PhD students and Post-Docs for the workshop to be held in Lisbon between 28-29 January 2016.

Labour market reforms since the crisis: Drivers and consequences

Dragos Adascalitei, junior researcher at CPS, and Clemente Pignatti Morano, affiliated with the Research Department of the International Labour Organization, have just published  a working paper on labour market reforms.

The evaluation of schools: policies, perspectives and practices

The journal Education, society and cultures calls for paper to be published in the special issue focusing on evaluation policies, perspectives and practices developed in European education systems.

Call for papers: Global Migration Processes and Hungary – Challenges and Responses

The conference organized by the Centre for Social Sciences at Hungarian Academy of Sciences will be held in Budapest at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences on 16-17 November 2015.

Participation in SOLIDUS Research Project

SOLIDUS Research Project (Solidarity in European Societies: Empowerment, Social Justice and Citizenship) will analyze in depth the acts of solidarity which are being developed across Europe, the extent to which they respond to dialogic and inclusive processes, the related outcomes and the policy developments.

Hungary is at the Forefront of Human Trafficking / Élen járunk emberkereskedésben

The Hungarian daily Népszava published an article online and in hard copy about human trafficking and it referred to the findings of the CONFRONT Project as well.

Participation in SALEACOM Research Project

The Center for Policy Studies (CPS) participates in SALEACOM Research Project (Overcoming Inequalities in Schools and Learning Communities: Innovative Education for a New Century) which aims to address educational and social exclusion in schools and learning communities.

New project: Public Institutions and Private Succession in an Aging and Shrinking Europe

A new CPS project was launched in August led by CPS Researcher Andrew Cartwright investigating how public institutions address intergenerational problems connected to rural land ownership.