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for: ‘April, 2011’

LIVES Project Kickoff in Leysin, Switzerland

On April 14-15, the new LIVES Project, a National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and based in Lausanne and Geneva, held its kickoff Doctoral Workshop in the cozy village of Leysin, Switzerland. I gave the opening talk on the Life Course to the interdisciplinary group of 45 […]

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Baden-Württemberg Science Ministry wants science and parenthood to fit together better

The State Ministry for Science, Research, and Art in Baden-Württemberg organized a conference on April 11, 2011 in Stuttgart to discuss strategies for combining science and parenthood. Ministerial-director Klaus Tappeser opened the session. I gave two keynote presentations in the morning, one on how Americans combine Family and Career, and the other entitled „Women in […]

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