TransParent Workshop - Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
In March (6th
-7th 2014) a team of national
experts who are contributing to a comparative edited volume on the transition
to parenthood in eight European countries met at the Goethe-University. The
meeting was be hosted by the APPARENT project. This year, experts from the
fields of family and sociology, gender studies, comparative research and
methodology were invited as external readers to comment on the TransParent
group’s work-in-progress and make suggestions for further refinement. More
information is available on the TransParent website.
Parenthood, Reconciliation of Work and Family and Life Conduct. Methods and Methodological Problems. Workshop
members of the Apparent team have met with the researchers from project
B5 „Working organisations and life conduct of fathers“, SFB 882 (conducted by Prof. Dr. Mechtild Oechsle) at a jointly-organized workshop in Bielefeld on March 14th 2013. For more information see the programme.
TransParent Network Meeting - Stockholm, Sweden
members of the TransParent network have met in Stockholm on 26 and 27
September. For more information check out the TransParent website.
The next meeting of the UvA-UU-VU-family-research-network will be on
March 28th, 2013 from 16.00-18.00 in room 0.19 (A.W. de Grootzaal,
Previous meetings took place on February 18th 2013 (UvA), January 7th
2013 (VU), December 7th 2012 (Utrecht), July 12th
2012 (Utrecht), June 5th 2012 (UvA), May 14th 2012 (UvA) and March 29th
2012 (VU). During the meetings one researcher is
presenting her/his work and receives feedback from the other
Conference Presentation - Lund University, Sweden
Kristina John, PhD Candidate in the APPARENT
project, will present her
paper about the rise of expertise in the parenting discourse in the
Netherlands and Germany
at the conference “The Normative Anatomy of Society. Relations
between Norms and Law in the 21st Century”. The conference will
place in Lund, Sweden, 24th-25th April 2012.
|TransParent Network Meeting - Barcelona, Spain
The members of the TransParent network are currently planning a meeting
in autumn to discuss the ideas and fieldwork progress. The meeting will
take place in Barcelona on 19 and 20 September and will gather
researchers from all the countries investigated within the project.
|Conference Presentation - University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
Kristina John, PhD Candidate in the APPARENT project, will present her
paper “The dynamics between expertise, parenting norms and
politics: Media-analytical evidence from Germany and the Netherlands”
at the conference “Monitoring Parents: Science, evidence,
and the new parenting culture”. The conference will take
place in Canterbury, UK, 13th-14th September 2011. The presentation can be read here (Panel 7).
|Conference Presentation - Budapest, Hungary
Grunow will present the APPARENT project as an invited speaker at the
ERC conference: "Promoting Excellence in Research in Europe", Hungarian
Academy of Sciences in Budapest, 20th June 2011.
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