TITA’s research meeting 2016

Tackling Inequalities in Time of Austerity project 15–16 September, 2016

University of Turku

Thursday, 15 September

09:00–12:00                            Public pre-seminar: Tackling Inequalities with Social Investment Policies

Venue: Publicum, Auditorium (PUB3)


Part of the 90 years celebrations of the chair of Sociology at the University of Turku




Professor Joakim Palme, Uppsala University Professor Lynn Prince Cooke, University of Bath

Professor Tine Rostgaard, KORA, Danish Institute for Local and Regional Government Research

Professor Jani Erola, University of Turku

Professor Olli Kangas, Social Insurance Institution of Finland 12:00–13:15      Lunch. Hus Lindman, address: Piispankatu 15

13:15–14:15                            TITA-meeting

Venue: Publicum, Auditorium (PUB3)

Opening words

Mikko Niemelä, University of Turku

Plenary talk:

Income and Wealth Inequality in Europe

Professor Wiemer Salverda, University of Amsterdam

14:15–16:00                            Parallel sessions Financial inequality Health inequality Population and families

16:00–16:15                            Coffee break

17:30–19:00                            Scientific Advisory Board Meeting (Marina Congress Centre) 19:00–  Dinner. Restaurant Samppalinna, address: Itäinen Rantakatu 10

Friday, 16 September

09:30–12:00                            Parallel session

Moral and political economy of inequality Poverty and well-being

Policy reforms and their impacts to inequalities

12:00–13:00                            Lunch. Hus Lindman, address: Piispankatu 15