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20-23 June 2018

Symposium The workplace context and work-life outcomes in a comparative perspective at the Work Family Research Network Conference, organizer and presider: Tanja van der Lippe


Includes the following presentations:

1. Insecure Employment Entry, Self-Rated Health and Life Satisfaction

Katharina Klug, Hilke Brockmann, and Sonja Drobnič
2. Work place context and the use of work-family policies in a comparative perspective

Leonie van Breeschoten (Utrecht University), Laura den Dulk (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Anne-Rigt Poortman (Utrecht University) and Katia Begall (Utrecht University).

3. Do cell phones contribute to work stress? A cross-national comparison

Judith Treas (University of California, Irvine) and Tsui-o Tai (National Taipei University)

4. The work place context and time pressure in 9 European countries

Tanja van der Lippe (Utrecht University), Belinda Hewitt (University of Melbourne), Leah Ruppanner (University of Melbourne)

Washington, D.C., United States 
April 2018 Tanja van der Lippe as expert on the Expert’s meeting on work-life balance for the Gender Equality Index organized by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EU Agency), April 9-10, 2018. Vilnius, Lithuania
March 2018 Start of 2nd data wave. in all 9 countries
December 2017 Using European Sustainable Workforce Survey by Tanja van der Lippe in her research master course to train students in writing a research paper about work and family related issues. Utrecht, The Netherlands
November 2017 Dutch Demography Day: Katia Begall and Jelle Lössbroek presented a paper, and Leonie van Breeschoten chaired a session.  Utrecht, The Netherlands
October 2017

A working combination?

SER presentation for EIGE, Ministery of OCW on October 25, 2017.

The Hague, The Netherlands
October 2017 Presentation at the PhD-Day of the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, October 9, 2017. The Hague, The Netherlands
August/September 2017 Conference, ECSR, to be held August 31 - September 2, 2017. Milan, Italy
May 2017

Conference, Community, Work and Family Conference, May 25-27, 2017.

Milan, Italy
June 2016


Conference, Work and Family Researchers Network, June 23-25, 2016.

Washington, D.C., United States
June 2016 Various presentations will be held by our researchers during the "Day of Sociology" on June 9, 2016. Tilburg, The Netherlands
November 2015

Nikki van Gerwen presents her paper “A vignette experiment on the role of employee cooperative behavior” at the Institutions for Moral Behavior conference on November 12 and 13, 2015.

Utrecht, The Netherlands
January 2015 Start of international fieldwork Sustainable Workforce Survey.


October 2014 Project Meeting: Official start of the data collection of the Sustainable Workforce Survey on October 30-31, 2014. Utrecht, The Netherlands