APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING
This message might be of interest to those of you who are interested in
activation policies in the EU.
On the 20th and 21st of October 2006, the Active Social Policies European
Network (ASPEN) and the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI-REHS) will
organize a conference on ‘Activation Policies in the EU’. The conference
will take place in Brussels. During the conference, four workshops will be
organized, on the following issues:
- New modes of governance in activation policies;
- Supranational regulation and the politics of identity: the case of
- Quality of activation and quality of working careers;
- Activation: beyond the ‘work, work, work’ paradigm.
Further information about this conference can be found at the following
address: http://aspen.fss.uu.nl. There, you will also find the call for
papers for the four workshops mentioned above (deadline for submission of
paper proposals: December 15th, 2005), as well as an option to pre-
register for the conference (deadline: February 1st, 2006).
Please feel free to forward this message to anyone to whom it might be of
With kind regards,
Rik van Berkel and Amparo Serrano