ESPAnet Spring School on Work and Welfare in the Digital Era (8-11 May in Pisa)

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ESPAnet Spring School on Work and Welfare in the Digital Era (8-11 May in Pisa)

Published on Jan. 31, 2019


We would like to invite early career scholars (PhD students, postdocs, early-stage researchers) to apply for ESPAnet Spring School on Work and Welfare in the Digital Era, with CELSI managing director Marta Kahancová as one of the keynote speaker.

Spring School is organized by Sant’Anna School of Advance Studies, ESPANet (European Network for Social Policy Analysis), ESPANet Italia, INAPP (Istituto Nazionale per l'Analisi delle Politiche Pubbliche).


Focus area: Innovation Management

Venue: Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy

Application deadline: 29 March 2019

Duration: 8 - 11 May 2019

Training hours: 17

Tuition fee: 300 Euros

The Spring school aims at collecting knowledge and expertise on the impact of the so-called 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) - the integration of cyber-physical systems and the internet of things, big data and cloud computing, robotics, artificial-intelligence based systems and additive manufacturing - on both social and labour market policies. The School is targeted to PHD students and post-doc researchers from all over Europe, who will interact and be mentored by leading experts in the field through front lectures, presentations and discussion, as well as plenary roundtables.

Preliminary list of keynote speakers:

Marius Busemeyer, University of Konstanz

Giovanni Dosi, Sant’Anna School for Advanced Studies

Marta Kahancova, Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI) Manos Matsaganis, Politecnico di Milano

Oscar Molina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Philippe Pochet, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI)

Stefano Sacchi, Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali "Guido Carli" (LUISS)

For more information and to apply, please visit:


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