Annual seminars


2015 Trondheim


12th International LP & R seminar in Trondheim, Norway; 1st-2nd September 2015


Norway - a brief introduction
Torbjørn Knutsen
Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim)

Family policy, fertility and institutional trust
Anne-Lise Ellingsæter
Departement of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo

Men in families – changes in time use
Ragni Hege Kitterød
Institute for Social Research, Norway

Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion
Arni Hole

The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO)
Synnøve Konglevoll

Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO)
Alf Åge Lønne

Book-Project: ‘Fatherhood in the Nordic Welfare states’

The US model of work-family relationships
Linda Haas
Department of Sociology, Indiana University-Indianapolis

The Nordic model meets the US liberal model – A Norwegian company in New York
Elin Kvande
Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim)

Exploring the career logic within the Nordic model
Sigtona Halrynjo
Institute for Social Research, Norway

Employers and new fathers: the role of extra-statutory occupational benefits in enabling shared parenting in the UK
Alison Koslowski
School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

Leave rights for fathers? Analysis of policy proposals in Switzerland from 1998 to 2014
Isabel Valerino
Laboratory of Life Course Studies, University of Lausanne

Reflections on Australia’s first paid parental leave scheme: achievements, limits and future prospects’
Gillian Whitehouse
School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland

Parental leave and grandparent’s role in Spanish families’ work/life balance strategies
Gerardo Meil
Department of Sociology, Universitat Autonoma de Madrid

Italian leave policies: changes since April 2014
Sara Mazzucchelli and Dino Giovannini (with Tindara Addabbo and Valentina Cardinali)
Catholic University of Milan
Faculty of Education, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Exploring the balancing potential of parental leave policies for the gender division of unpaid work
Helene Dearing
Institute for Social Policy, Vienna University of Economics and Business

More part-time work to mothers of young children in Finland? Controversies of policy and practice
Minna Salmi and Johanna Lammi-Taskula
National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Helsinki

Pursuing gender equality in a ’multi-active’ society
Bernard Fusulier
Unité d’Anthropologie et de Sociologie, Université Catholique de Louvain