The Mid-term Conference of the NORFACE research programme Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course (DIAL) will take place at the University of Turku, Finland on 6-8 June 2019. The conference will bring together the thirteen research projects funded by NORFACE within the DIAL programme and the academic and stakeholder communities working on inequality issues.
The conference will consist of various plenary sessions, including lectures by Prof. Karl Ulrich Mayer, Dr Jo Blanden en Prof. Florencia Torche and policy-oriented sessions. In addition, more than twenty parallel sessions will be organized, focusing on topics such as Access to Higher Education, Immigrants and Ethnic Minorities, Life-course Aspects of Mental Wellbeing, Labour Market Processes, and Family Life-Courses and Economic Inequalities. On the first day of the conference, a welcome reception will also be hosted by the City of Turku, followed by a casual young researchers’ network meeting. Prior to the conference, on Wednesday 5 June, there will be a workshop organized by the German Socio-Economic Panel Study.
The Mid-term Conference is organized by the DIAL Scientific Programme Coordinators Dr Elina Kilpi-Jakonen and Prof. Jani Erola (University of Turku). More information about the program can be found on the DIAL website.
The NORFACE transnational research programme on “Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course: structures and processes” focuses on the complex and highly intertwined sources of inequalities in contemporary societies, and their consequences.
DIAL is the fourth major transnational research programme of NORFACE. The European Commission is providing top-up funding via an ERA-NET Cofund grant to this joint research programme.
See also: www.norface.net/dial