Conferences

TRANSSOS organizes at regular intervals international and local conferences, workshops and speakers' series, which promote scholarly networks dialogue and exchange.

Upcoming

2017

  • International Conference "TRANSNATIONAL SOCIAL SUPPORT – Everyday Life Perspectives and Political Insights" (Program)

Past

2015

  • Workshop on "International Migration and visits “back home”", December 3-4, 2015, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany (Program)
  • Symposium on "Organizing Aging Transnationally and its Social Implications", March 12-13, 2015, Mainz, Germany (Program)

2014

  • Lecture Series on “Transnational Lifeworlds", November 19, 2014 - February 4, 2015, Mainz, Germany (program).
  • 2nd International Conference: "Transborder – Transnation – Transformation. Perspectives on Social Support", September 22 – 23, 2014, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany (program)
  • Symposium on "Aging Across Borders: A Transnational Look at Just Social Policies of Care", January 31 - February 1, 2014, Los Angeles, USA (program)  

2013

  • Workshop on "Translating Welfare and Migration Policies in Canada and Germany – Transatlantic and Transnational Perspectives in Social Work", October 17 - 19, 2013, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (program)

  • "Kick-Off Meeting: Working Groups of the Cluster Transnational Social Support: The Current State of the Art and Future Visions", October 16, 2013, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (program)

  • Panel "Transnational Social Support: Care, Social Policy and History in a Transnational World" at the Conference "Transforming Welfare Policies and Practices: European Conference for Social Work and Social Care Research”, 5th International Metting of the Research Cluster “Transnational Social Support” (TSS), March 20 - 22, 2013, Jyväskylä, Finland (abstract)

2012 

  • Lecture Series on “Transnational Social Work", November 7, 2012 - January 7, 2013, Mainz, Germany (program)

  • Workshop on “Reimagining Social Policy toward Transnational Social Support”, 4th International Metting of the Research Cluster “Transnational Social Support” (TSS), October 11 - 12, 2012, Toronto, Canada (report)

  • Symposium on “Transnational Aging: Current Insights and Future Challenges”, September 26 - 27, 2012, Mainz, Germany (program)

  • Conference on “Tracing Transnational Knowledge. Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives”, July 26, 2012, Mainz, Germany (program)

2011

  • Conference on "Social Support on the Move  –  Transnational Social Work", 3rd International Metting of the Research Cluster “Transnational Social Support” (TSS), October 4 - 5, 2011, Mainz, Germany (program) 

2010

  • Symposium on “Transnational Organization of Care”, 2nd International Metting of the Research Cluster “Transnational Social Support” (TSS), May 7 - 8, 2010, Taipeh, Taiwan (program)

2009

  • Conference on „Transnational Social Support", 1st International Metting of the Research Cluster “Transnational Social Support” (TSS), May 7 - 9, 2009, Mainz, Germany (program)