Selected International Presentations

 

"Marriage Patterns and the Openness of Society", Presentation at the Meeting of the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility of the International Sociological Association, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 17-18, 1983.

 

"Intergenerational Mobility, Individual Political Preferences and Electoral Outcomes", Presentation at the Meeting of the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility of the International Sociological Association, Berkely, USA, August 12-15, 1987.

 

"Educational Homogamy and Class Mobility in Industrial Nations", Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, USA, August 17-21, 1987.

 

"From unemployment to unemployment, from employment to employment?" Presentation at the Meeting of the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility of the International Sociological Association, Nuremberg, Germany, April 22-25, 1987

 

"Chained to Unemployment, Chained to Employment?", Presentation at the Meeting of the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility of the International Sociological Association, Haifa, Israel, April 25-28, 1988.

 

"Does the difference between employment and unemployment constitute a social division?" Presentation at the meeting of the Research Committee Poverty and Social Welfare of the International Sociological Association, Hässelby Slott, Stockholm, Sweden, August 1988.

 

"Increased Economic Integration, Stronger Social Stratification? Proposing New Convergence Hypotheses", Presentation at the Meeting of the Research Committee on Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy of the International Sociological Association, Bergen, Norway, August 24-27, 1989, and at the Conference Progress in Economic, Social and Political Sciences on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Faculty of Economic, Social and Political Sciences of the Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium, October 26-27, 1989.

 

"European Integration and Social Inequalities in Cultural Participation", Presentation at the European Research Conference on European Society or European Societies? Organized by the European Science Foundation, Gausdal, Norway, November 22-26, 1991.

 

"Cultural Inequalities in Cross-National Perspective. A Secondary Analysis of Survey Data for the 1970s and 1980s". Presentation at the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility of the International Sociological Association, University of Trento, Italy, May 14-16, 1992.

 

"The Extension of the European Market and Social Security: the Dutch Example". Presentation at the conference From European societies to European society: the national welfare states and european integration, organized by the European Science Foundation and the European Consortium of Sociological Research in St. Martin (Pfaltz), Germany, November 22-26, 1992


"Do rational choice approaches have problems?" Presentation at the Conference on rational choice theory and the statistical analysis of large data sets, organized by prof. Hans-Peter Blossfeld of the University of Bremen, Bremen, March 21-23, 1996.

 

"Issues in the analysis of social mobility and intermarriage". Presentation at the Conference on Statistical Issues in Sociology, organized by Sir David Cox, Nuffield College, Oxford, November 14-16, 1996

 

The Shadow of a Hand. Jewish-Gentile marriages and Jewish suicides in the Netherlands 1936-1943. Conferentie Inequality in immigrant and multi-ethic societies of the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility of the International Sociological Association, Tel Aviv, May 18-20, 1997.

 

"Inequalities in the Netherlands since the 1980s: Is there a New Dutch Model?" Presentation on invitation at the Mannheim Zentrum für Europaischer Sozialforschung, February 9, 1998

 

"Jewish-Gentile Intermarriage in Six European Cities 1900-1940", Presentation on invitation at the Department of Sociology and Antropology, University of Haifa, May 7, 1998

 

"The Unwholesome Theme of Suicide" Attempted Suicides in Amsterdam, Jewish Suicide in the Netherlands, Forgotten statistics for 1936-1944", paper presented at the Eighth International Symposium on the History of the Jews in the Netherlands, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, November 24, 1998

 

‘Jewish Persecution in the Netherlands during Wolrd War 2’, presentation on invitation by prof. K.U. Mayer at the Max Planck Institute for Bildungsforschung in Berlin, February 12, 1999.

 

‘Do High Unemployment Rates at Labour Market Entry Make For Permanent Scars on Occupational Careers? The Netherlands 1950-2000’, paper presented at the meeting of the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility of the International Sociological Association at the University of Mannheim, April 26-28, 2002.

 

 ‘Level and Field of Education’’, Presentation on invitation by prof. H. Hummell at the Sociology Colloquium Neue Arbeitsgesellschaft und soziale Integration, Gerhard-Mercator Universität, Duisburg, June 24, 2001.

 

‘Is íntegrating theory and research that much of a difficulty in RC28 or are there more pressing matters?’, paper presented at the meeting of the Research Comitteee on Social stratification and Mobility of the International Sociological Association in Nuffield College, Oxford, April 10-13, 2002.