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Keynote Speeches


We cordially invite you to the public keynote speeches during the Marie Jahoda Summer School 2012.


"The Time Matrix: Can We Change Work, Family and the (Gendered) Life Course?"

Prof. Phyllis Moen, University of Minnesota

July 4, 2012, 7:00 p.m.

Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Kassensaal

Otto-Wagner-Platz 3, Vienna A-1090

About the Topic

Prof. Phyllis Moen studies occupational careers, retirement, job and time strain, health, gender, policy and families as they intersect and as they play out over the life course. She has published numerous articles and books, including It’s About Time: Couples and Careers (2003) and The Career Mystique: Cracks in the American Dream (2005, with Pat Roehling). She has been elected as a fellow to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Gerontological Society of America and the National Council of Family Relations.


"Work-Family Reconciliation and Fertility in Europe"

Prof. Melinda Mills, University of Groningen

July 5, 2012, 7:00 p.m.

University of Vienna, Kleiner Festsaal

Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1, Vienna A-1010

About the Topic

Prof. Melinda Mills examines life course research (partnerships, fertility and occupational careers) as well as labour market related issues, globalization and demography. She has published numerous articles and books on these topics such as the co-edited book Globalization, Uncertainty and Youth in Society (2005). She is an elected Fellow of the European Academy of Sociology and Editor of the European Sociological Review.

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