International collaborations

The Family tiMes research has been conducted in two other European countries, Portugal and Lithuania. Switzerland, Portugal and Lithuania have distinct welfare states and socio-historical backgrounds that make international comparisons between these three countries particularly interesting.
In November 7-8 2011 the first meeting with the three research teams was held in Lisbon at the Institute of social sciences. More seminars will be held over the following years for further comparative research collaborations.
Our ongoing book project deals with the interplay between life course and personal configurations.

Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon (ICS/UL) (Portugal)

Project leader:
Prof. Dr. Karin Wall

Researchers:
Sofia Aboim
Maria das Dores Guerreiro
Vanessa Cunha
Rita Gouveia
Pedro Vasconcelos
Vasco Ramos

Department of Social Policy, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) (Lithuania)

Project leader:
Prof. (HP) Dr. Vida Kanopienė

Researchers:
Prof. Dr. Sarmite Mikulionienė
Vida Česnuitytė