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Training School 2: Gender Inequalities in Late Work – Origin, Policies, Measurement

May 16 @ 9:00 am - May 17 @ 12:00 am

International Training School for PhD Students and Postdoctoral Researchers  

2nd Training Event, May 16-17, 2024 

Gender Inequalities in Late Work – Origin, Policies, Measurement 

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden 

The SIPET research network invites early career researchers (PhD students and postdocs) to participate in the second event of its international training school. Participants will have the opportunity to attend lectures on various aspects of ‘Gender Inequalities in Late Work – Origin, Policies, Measurement’, to join in workshops that will allow to present research designs and approaches related to the topic and to discuss with the faculty and participants of the training school.   

Accommodation for accepted applicants will be covered by SIPET.    

In connection with the training event, SIPET hosts a research workshop in Stockholm, which the training school participants are welcome to attend in the afternoon of May 15, 2024.   

The deadline for applications is April 1, 2024. 

Notification of acceptance will be sent by email by 5 April. The application form can be found here. 

For questions regarding the training school, please contact Lijun Peng 


The training school starts at 9.00 on the 16th of May and ends at 12.00 on the 17th of May. It will focus on gender-related challenges and questions regarding later working life and its successive extension in ageing societies. Differences in working conditions, commitments outside of work, health problems, and other issues will be discussed.  

Keynote lectures and workshops: 

  • Consequences of Family Caregiving in Middle Age on Well-being, Paid Work, and Household Finances by Gender and Educational Attainment  – Petra Ulmanen (Stockholm University)
  • Gender Differences in Work beyond Pension AgeStefanie König (Inspektionen för socialförsäkringen, Göteborg)
  • A Gender Perspective on Working Careers, Working Conditions, and Early Retirement in SwedenDaniel Falkstedt (Karolinska Institutet)
  • Gender Inequalities in Late Labour Market Participation in European Comparison – Kati Kuitto (Finnish Centre for Pensions, Research Department, Helsinki)



May 16 @ 9:00 am
May 17 @ 12:00 am
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Karolinska Institutet
Solnavägen 4
Stockholm, Stockholm 11365 Sweden
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