Winter School on Intergenerational Inequalities, Brussels

Deadline: 1 September 2014
Open to: policy makers and practitioners, PhD students and early-stage researchers
Venue: 3-5 November 2014 in Brussels, Belgium


Within the framework of the INGRID project, the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) is organizing a winter school on Intergenerational Inequalities that will be held in Brussels from 3-5 November 2014. This winter school aims to create a bridge between the state-of-the-art research and political perceptions of inequality. Therefore it will bring together scholars, experts as well as policy makers and practitioners  to analyse the most pressing issues within the concept of inequality in a cross-country comparative way as well as through country case studies.

During the program participants will look at inequality from different angles and in relation to specific topics, such as: corruption and politics, finance, education, intergenerational justice and welfare state. The last day researchers will have the opportunity to present their work.


The winter school is open to policy makers and practitioners, PhD students and early-stage researchers.

In order to be eligible policy makers and practitioners should:

  • Have experience or interest in challenges related to inclusion and inequality;
  • Be available to present a policy report or discuss how and why inequality did matter/did not matter in their policy programme.

In order to be eligible researchers should:

  • Be enrolled in a PhD programme, or have completed a PhD or hold a post-doctoral fellowship;
  • Have experience or interest in undertaking interdisciplinary research on social inclusion and inequality;
  • Confirm the availability to present a paper or poster during the event.


The participation in the winter school is free of charge. CEPS will cover meals and will reimburse accommodation and travel costs (up to a maximum of 400Euro).


Interested participants should fill in the online application form, including a short motivation note. Participants coming from the Academia are also expected to submit the abstract of a paper or research task related to inequality and social mobility.  In case of policy makers and practioners, applicants will be asked to send an abstract or a short presentation of the report/policy programme they are willing to present.

The deadline to apply is 1 September 2014. Responses to the applications will be provided by September 15, 2014.

If you have any questions please contact: [email protected]. For further information visit the official call.

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