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5th International ESS Conference

The draft agenda for the conference has now been published

The 5th International European Social Survey (ESS) Conference - Addressing grand societal challenges cross-nationally: Investigation, innovation and insights from 20 years of data - will be held at ICS - University of Lisbon and ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal, from Monday 8 until Wednesday 10 July 2024.

Draft agenda

Monday 8 July 2024

9-10am: Registration | Coffee break
10-11.30am: Parallel sessions I
11.30am-12.30pm: Welcome address | Keynote I: The cultural roots of democratic backsliding - Pippa Norris (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University)
12.30-1.30am: Lunch break
1.30-3pm: Parallel sessions II
3-3.30pm: Coffee break
3.30-5pm: Parallel sessions III
5pm: Poster presentation
Evening TBC: Welcome reception

Tuesday 9 July 2024

9.30-11am: Parallel sessions IV
11-11.30am: Coffee break
11.30am-12.30pm: Keynote II: The European Social Survey: A self-completion future - Rory Fitzgerald (ESS Director) | Panel discussion
12.30-1.30pm: Lunch break
1.30-3pm: Parallel sessions V
3-3.30pm: Coffee break
3.30-4.30pm: Keynote III: Recipient of the Jowell-Kaase Early Career Researcher Prize
Evening TBC: Conference dinner

Wednesday 10 July 2024

9.30-11am: Parallel sessions VI
11-11.30am: Coffee break
11.30am-1pm: Parallel sessions VII
1pm-: Lunch (takeaway)


Parallel sessions I

(Monday 8 July, 10-11.30am)

Assessing political data in the ESS

Chairs: Jaroslava Pospíšilová, Klára Plecitá (Institute of Sociology CAS)

  1. Corruption and Democratic Attitudes: An Analysis of Central and Eastern European Countries (Basna, Kristyna)
  2. Do Abstainers Mean a Different Democracy? (Pospíšilová, Jaroslava)
  3. Religion and Far Right Platform Support (Vaughan, Kenneth)
  4. Sympathy for a Strong Leader in Europe (Plecita, Klara)
  5. The new versus the old. Electoral competition between communist and new left parties in Southern Europe (Gago, Víctor)

Data quality management in the ESS at the data and post-data collection stage

Chairs: Ole-Petter Øvrebø (Sikt - Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research), Joost Kappelhof (SCP - The Netherlands Institute for Social Research), May Doušak (University of Ljubljana), Roberto Briceno-Rosas (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

  1. Data quality management in the ESS at the data and post-data collection stage (Kappelhof, Joost; Øvrebø, Ole-Petter; Doušak, May; Briceno-Rosas, Roberto)
  2. Providing excellent data: the importance of transparency in data processing and dissemination (Bergseth, Gyrid)
  3. Reproduce Me If You Can: Insights from a Meta-Scientific Assessment of Observational Social Science Studies Using ESS Data (Krähmer, Daniel; Schächtele, Laura)
  4. The US General Social Survey and European Social Survey: A Methodological and Operational Comparison (Smylie, Jodie; English, Ned; Bautista, René)

Democracy and the COVID-19 pandemic I

Chair: Kostas Gemenis (Cyprus University of Technology)

  1. A Structural Equation Modeling Approach: Understanding the Interplay Between Populism and Conspiracy Theories (De Luca, Marino)
  2. Conspiracy beliefs and populist attitudes: A comparative European Analysis (Bernstein, Andrés; Kenny, John)
  3. Conspiracy beliefs, populism, institutional trust, and vaccine hesitancy: Evidence from 22 countries (Gemenis, Kostas)
  4. COVID-19 conspiracy theories in Europe: Insights from multilevel analysis based on the ESS Round 10 (Baranowski, Mariusz; Jabkowski, Piotr; Domaradzki, Jan)
  5. Herd behavior and the intention to vaccinate against COVID-19 (Epstein, Gil S.; Heizler, Odelia; Israeli, Osnat)

Generating new insights from the CROss-National Online Survey 2 (CRONOS-2) panel I

Chairs: Gianmaria Bottoni (City, University of London), Rory Fitzgerald (City, University of London)

  1. A comparison of sample profiles and data quality between PC and mobile CRONOS-2 respondents (Aizpurua, Eva; Bottoni, Gianmaria)
  2. A cross-national perspective on attitudes to family diversity and welfare-state arrangements in Portugal, Finland, and the UK (Rita, Gouveia; Anna-Maija, Castrén; Vanessa, Cunha)
  3. A Culturally Sensitive Paradigm of Societal Development: New Evidence from a 60-Country Study and from ESS CRONOS Panel (Krys, Kuba; Members of Live Better Consortium)
  4. Assessing the representativeness of the world’s first large-scale probability based cross-national web panel (Bottoni, Gianmaria; Fitzgerald, Rory)
  5. Attitudes and behaviours on digital health technologies: evidence from the Opinion Study in Portugal (Bobrowicz-Campos, Elzbieta; Lima, Luísa; Camilo, Cristina; Borges Rodrigues, Ricardo; Espanha, Rita; Martins, Henrique)

Human Values in the ESS - a 20-year ongoing journey

Chair: Hester van Herk (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

  1. The stability of Human values and exploration of overall value means in the European social survey over time and across countries (Alfons Karl, Johannes; Fischer, Ronald)
  2. Value Change in Eastern Europe during 2002-2018: Heterogeneity of Trajectories Across Countries and Cohorts (Rudnev, Maksim; Magun, Vladimir)
  3. Archetypes as anchor points - interpreting value change across generations across countries (Van Herk, Hester; Leijen, Ingmar)
  4. Europeans’ climate responsibility, income and human values (Bruna, Fernando)

Social inequalities: Insights from the European Societies

Chairs: Cícero Roberto Pereira (ICS - University of Lisbon), Christian Staerklé (University of Lausanne), Isabel Correia (University Institute of Lisbon), Jorge Vala (ICS - University of Lisbon)

  1. "Who Believes in a Just World?"A Study in European Countries with the General Belief in a Just World Scale (Correia, Isabel; Vala, Jorge; Paiva, Tamyres Tomaz; Pereira, Cicero Roberto)
  2. Graduates’ education-job mismatch and active citizenship: A European perspective towards its individual projections and their socio-economic embeddedness (Boyadjieva, Pepka; Ilieva-Trichkova, Petya)
  3. Inequality of Opportunity in Digital Skills: Evidence from European countries
    (Palmisano, Flaviana; Suárez Álvarez, Ana)
  4. Rising socio-spatial inequality? Socio-Economic Classes and the Rural-Urban Divide in Europe (Konietzka, Dirk; Martynovych, Yevgeniy; Lück, Marie-Jeanne)
  5. The Role of Reference Income in Shaping Europeans’ Subjective Well-Being in the Last Two Decades. Evaluation of Comparison and Information Effects (Grabowska, Magdalena; Górny, Agata)

Studying immigrants using the ESS: Methodological challenges, empirical consequences

Chairs: Stephanie Müssig (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg), Antje Röder (Philipps-Universität Marburg)

  1. Reactivity of Voters With an Immigration Background to Discourses of Immigration Policies (Lee, Younghyun)
  2. Response biases following a change of the survey data collection method shown on the example of the Austrian and German segment of the European Social Survey (Kvir, Nikita; Prandner, Dimitri; Bacher, Johann)
  3. Similar or different? Comparing social, economic, and political attributes of native-born populations, historical internal migrants, and international migrants in post-socialist countries (Gorodzeisky, Anastasia; Caller, Shir; Czymara, Christian; Leykin, Inna)
  4. Stuck in the middle? Studying cultural assimilation of second-generation immigrants in Europe using European Social Survey Data (Molteni, Francesco; Dotti-Sani, Giulia Maria; Lamamra, Ismail)
  5. Using the ESS for studying migrant and ethnic minorities: evaluating opportunities and pitfalls (Müssig, Stephanie; Röder, Antje)

The timing of life

Chairs: Jan Van Bavel (KU Leuven), Richard Settersten (Oregon State)

  1. Are Millennials Different? A Cohort Comparison of Occupational and Family Characteristics among European Young Adults (Hensel, Tom; Konietzka, Dirk)
  2. Early Motherhood and Labour Market Outcomes across Europe: the Role of Cultural Age Norms across European Welfare States (Winters, Julie; Sturm, Nadia; Van Bavel, Jan)
  3. Is precarious union formation making it more difficult for women and men with low educational attainment to enter parenthood? (Sturm, Nadia; Trimarchi, Alessandra)
  4. The later, the merrier? Age at first union and implications for subjective wellbeing (Ferraretto, Valeria)

Parallel sessions II

(Monday 8 July, 1.30-3pm)

Democracy and the COVID-19 pandemic II

Chair: Kostas Gemenis (Cyprus University of Technology)

  1. How satisfied are European citizens with their governments’ handling of the COVID-19 pandemic? A multilevel analysis based on the 10th round of the European Social Survey (Spruit, Daniël; Gugushvili, Dimitri; Meuleman, Bart
  2. Political ideologies and the ruling party(s) loyalty as determinants of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: Evidence from ESS round 10 (Bagić, Dragan; Šuljok, Adrijana)
  3. Quality of trust in science and conspiracy beliefs in pandemic times (Tudisca, Valentina; Valente, Adriana)
  4. Religiosity and COVID-19 contagion in Europe (Rizzi, Ester; De Guchteneere, Céline; Uccheddu, Damiano)
  5. Social Media Consumption and Beliefs in Conspiracy theories: Lithuania and Finland in Comparative Perspective (Imbrasaite, Jurate; Balcytiene, Aukse)

Explaining attitudes toward immigrants I

Chairs: Eldad Davidov (University of Cologne), Anthony Heath (University of Oxford), Oshrat Hochman (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences), Vera Messing (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Alice Ramos (ICS - University of Lisbon), Peter Schmidt (Justus-Liebig-University Giessen)

  1. A comparative analysis of attitudes towards immigrants, values and political populism in Europe. Findings and their limitations (Messing, Vera; Ságvári, Bence)
  2. Attitudes Toward Immigrants: Evidence from Veterans of Colonial Wars (Matos, Margarida; Pereira dos Santos, João; Tavares, José)
  3. Authoritarianism and attitudes toward refugees from Ukraine and Syria (Eisentraut, Marcus; Davidov, Eldad; Ford, Robert; Heath, Anthony; Schmidt, Peter)
  4. Climate Change and Migration Attitudes - Investigating the Moderating Role of Ideology and Context (Heizmann, Boris)
  5. Comparative Cross-National Assessment of Attitudes Toward Refugees in the European Social Survey (Eisentraut, Marcus; Przechomski, Leona; Remizova, Alisa; Davidov, Eldad; Schmidt, Peter)

Generating new insights from the CROss-National Online Survey 2 (CRONOS-2) panel II

Chairs: Gianmaria Bottoni (City, University of London), Rory Fitzgerald (City, University of London)

  1. Can information on inequalities in contributions to climate change modify political support? (Michaud, Agnalys; Brouard, Sylvain)
  2. How do different conceptions of liberal democracy influence people’s opinion towards isolating the far right in Belgium? Combined evidence from the 10th round of the European Social Survey and the CRONOS-2 panel (Spruit, Daniël; Abts, Koen; Meuleman, Bart)
  3. How stable is the perception of financial well-being in turbulent times? (Riitsalu, Leonore; Gasiorowska, Agata; van Raaij, Fred; Ruggeri, Kai)
  4. How trust influences vaccination attitudes: CRONOS 2 data insights (Michaud, Agnalys)
  5. Individuals with stronger anxious and depressive symptomatology are both more frequent targets and sources of social exclusion (Albath, Elianne A.; Büttner, Christiane M.; Bogatyreva, Natalia; Greifeneder, Rainer)

Human Values in the ESS - a 20-year ongoing journey II

Chair: Hester van Herk (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

  1. Gender typicality in values and parenthood in the European Social Survey 2002-2020 (Sortheix, Florencia; Mannerstrom, Rasmus; Ilmarinen, Ville-Juhani; Salmela-Aro, Katariina)
  2. Digitalization, value change, and political consumerism in Europe (Kelm, Ole; Dohle, Marco)
  3. In search of the cultural roots of the Human Values: The pre-industrial family systems (Gil-Torras, Inés)
  4. Transgenerational Effects of Value Orientation in the Context of Forced Migration After World War II - A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Value Types among Displaced and Refugee Families from Silesia and Their Descendants (Guirgis, Fady; Borcsa, Maria)

Justice and fairness in Europe I

Chairs: Cristóbal Moya (DIW Berlin, Bielefeld University), Stefan Liebig (Freie Universität Berlin)

  1. Empirical Estimates of Just Linear Tax System in Europe (Jasso, Guillermina; Moya, Cristóbal)
  2. Equality of Opportunity - The Impact Educational Tracking on the Perceived Justice of Education and the Belief in Meritocracy (Schneider, Simone; Mikani, Mehdi; Sánchez Busó, Javier)
  3. Income justice perceptions of migrants in Europe (Böhm, Tamara)
  4. Justice evaluations of Justice evaluations of earnings: assessing the measurement quality of experienced and expressed justice in Europe (Adriaans, Jule; Moya, Cristóbal)

Measuring public attitudes, informing public policy I

Chair: Stefan Swift (City, University of London)

  1. A third-country perception: Analysis of Maghrebi immigrants’ attitudes towards political institutions in France and Spain (Ai-El-Caid, Hamid)
  2. Bullying Victimization and Immigration Background Across Europe: Does the National Context Matter? (Televantou, Ioulia; Vryonides, Marios)
  3. Crossing Borders, Building Ties: A Comparative Analysis of Migrants’ National Attachment in Europe (Fernández-Cores, Tamara; Docampo-López, Laura; Alzate, Mónica; Sabucedo, José Manuel)
  4. The Importance of European Identity Beyond the Borders of the EU (Salinero-Bevins, Victoria)
  5. Unravelling the Chameleonic Nature of the Populist Electorate: Analysing the Interplay Between Contextual and Individual Voting Factors in Western Europe (Baro, Elena)

Questionnaire translation and language - basic elements of cross-cultural survey projects

Chair: Brita Dorer (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

  1. History of Survey Translation Methods in the ESS (Schoua-Glusberg, Alisú)
  2. The impact of machine translation on the Review discussion in a questionnaire translation project – an experiment for English-to-German translation (Dorer, Brita; Behr, Dorothée; Zavala Rojas, Diana; Sorato, Danielly)
  3. Using Machine Translation and Postediting in the TRA (P)D Approach: Effects on the Quality of Translated Survey Texts (Zavala-Rojas, Diana; Behr, Dorothée; Dorer, Brita; Sorato, Danielly)

The causes and consequences of political polarization I

Chair: Marta Kołczyńska (Polish Academy of Sciences)

  1. Class Effects on Turnout and Voting for Right-Wing-Populists: A joint causal analysis (Gattig, Alexander; Marx, Niklas)
  2. Does Partisan Polarisation Undermine Democratic Accountability? Evidence from 32 European Democracies (Patkós, Veronika; Plesz, Bendegúz)
  3. From Threat to Polarisation: the Role of Threats, Leaders and Institutional Choices in Strengthening Partisan Polarisation in Europe (Patkós, Veronika)
  4. Measuring Populism in Europe. Comparison and Validation in the European Social Survey (Dolci, Giorgio; Melli, Giacomo)

Parallel sessions III

(Monday 8 July, 3.30-5pm)

Democracy and the COVID-19 pandemic III

Chair: Kostas Gemenis (Cyprus University of Technology)

  1. The preferences between public health and economic activity in pandemic governance (Triga, Vasiliki; Ioannidis, Nikandros)
  2. Trust in science and conspiracy beliefs. Understanding the causes of vaccine hesitancy and compliance (Stathopoulou, Theoni; Lindert, Jutta)
  3. Views on Government Measures against the COVID-19: Comparing Japan and EU (Iwai, Noriko; Yoshino, Satomi)
  4. What is the opposite of conspirational thinking? (Scheuer, Angelika)

Explaining attitudes toward immigrants II

Chairs: Eldad Davidov (University of Cologne), Anthony Heath (University of Oxford), Oshrat Hochman (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences), Vera Messing (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Alice Ramos (ICS - University of Lisbon), Peter Schmidt (Justus-Liebig-University Giessen)

  1. Cutting in Line Ahead of Us: The Role of Social Resentment in Shaping Immigration Attitudes across Diverse Migration Contexts in Europe (Uysal, Duygu Merve; Turper, Sedef)
  2. Did the Pandemic Crisis Worse Attitudes towards Immigration? A focus on contextual explanations (Lomazzi, Vera; Riniolo, Veronica)
  3. Do attitudes travel? Understanding immigrants' attitudes toward immigration (Kaufmann, Jonas)
  4. Do integration policies moderate the relationship between experiences of discrimination and national identification of immigrants in Europe? A multi-level analysis across EU countries (Hilgenstock, Marlene; May, Antonia)
  5. How Do Intergroup Contact and Cultural Racism Shape Anti-Muslim Sentiment in Europe? (Ponce, Aaron)

Generating new insights from the CROss-National Online Survey 2 (CRONOS-2) panel III

Chairs: Gianmaria Bottoni (City, University of London), Rory Fitzgerald (City, University of London)

  1. Medical Triage as a 'new' moral issue beyond autonomous choice: Varying effects of human values on beginning- and end-of-life attitudes - Evidence from the EVS MORALBOUNDS module of the CRONOS-2 panel (Bartolome Peral, Edurne; Siegers, Pascal; Beckers, Tilo; Dülmer, Hermann)
  2. Online privacy and social inequalities: Factors affecting privacy protection behaviour among internet users in Slovenia (Bartol, Jošt; Vehovar, Vasja; Petrovčič, Andraž)
  3. Recruiting online panel through face-to-face and push-to-web surveys (Messing, Vera; Szeitl, Blanka; Ságvári, Bence)
  4. Social attitudes toward the diversification of parental pathways in Portugal (Rita, Gouveia)

Generational differences in attitudes and values across Europe

Chairs: Chairs: Michael Weinhardt, Mareike Bünning (The German Centre of Gerontology)

  1. Analysing Age, Period, and Cohort effects using Scenario Trajectory Analysis with applications to ESS data (Sturgis, Patrick; Kuha, Jouni; Brunton-Smith, Ian)
  2. Generational Differences in Motivational Goals Among European (Young) Adults: A Practical Application of Schwartz's Theory of Basic Human Values (Hensel, Tom)
  3. Generational Perspectives on Western European Democracy: The changing influence of political and economic drivers of satisfaction with democracy (Romero-Vidal, Xavier; Talukder, David)
  4. Old habits die hard - on the impact of political socialisation on attitudes towards democracy (Kotnarowski, Michal)

Increasing respondent engagement

Chairs: Joost Kappelhof (SCP - The Netherlands Institute for Social Research), May Doušak (University of Ljubljana), Paulette Flore (SCP - The Netherlands Institute for Social Research), Roberto Briceno-Rosas (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

  1. How far is close enough? Effect of distance to the closest outlet on the effectiveness of shop vouchers as a non-monetary incentive in a face-to-face survey (Bagić, Dragan; Jurković, Luka)
  2. Increasing respondent engagement in self-completion surveys (Kappelhof, Joost; Flore, Paulette; Doušak, May; Briceno-Rosas, Roberto)
  3. Self-completion feasibility testing in ESS Round 11 in Slovakia. Aims, worries and reality (Kentoš, Michal; Fedáková, Denisa
  4. Surely shorter is better? A questionnaire length experiment in a self-completion survey (Hanson, Tim; Aizpurua, Eva; Fitzgerald, Rory; Vukovic, Marta)
  5. The role of survey enjoyment in understanding nonresponse in an online probability panel (Kostadintcheva, Katya; Sturgis, Patrick; Kuha, Jouni)

Justice and fairness in Europe II

Chairs: Cristóbal Moya (DIW Berlin, Bielefeld University), Stefan Liebig (Freie Universität Berlin)

  1. Perceived procedural injustice as motivator of different forms of political participation in European old and new democracies (Franc, Renata; Pavlović, Tomislav; Maglić, Marina)
  2. Redistribution comes at a cost: the justice of workers’ contributions to welfare (Moya, Cristóbal; Sauer, Carsten)
  3. Western Balkan Bucks and Gender Luck: Exploring Gender Differences in Fairness Evaluations of Personal Earnings in the Western Balkans (Riznić, Jelena)

Labour, family and subjective wellbeing

Chairs: Gundi Knies (Thünen-Institute of Rural Studies, Germany), Jascha Wagner (Thünen-Institute of Rural Studies, Germany), Frank Martela (Aalto University, Finland), Antonella Delle Fave (University of Milan, Italy), Mark Fabian (University of Warwick, UK)

  1. Does the unemployment rate moderate the well-being disadvantage of the unemployed? Within-region estimates from the European Social Survey (Hajdu, Gábor; Hajdu, Tamás)
  2. Well-being, welfare preferences and the hierarchy of exploitation: a study of intra-regional inequalities (Bithymitris, Giorgos; Ioannidis, Nikandros; Katsourides, Yiannos)
  3. Investigating structural and time differences in the associations between trade union membership and job satisfaction using four waves from the ESS (Wels, Jacques)
  4. Single-Parents' Subjective Wellbeing in Europe: a multilevel analysis with European Social Survey data (Ballerini, Andrea; Guetto, Raffaele; Vignoli, Daniele)
  5. Life Satisfaction and Parenthood in Same-Sex and Different-Sex Couples. A Cross-national Comparison (Potarca, Gina)

The causes and consequences of political polarization II

Chair: Marta Kołczyńska (Polish Academy of Sciences)

  1. Political polarization and political participation: Evidence from Europe (Kołczyńska, Marta)
  2. Populism and polarization: Thinking about the logic of politics and the digitalized world (Gnerre, Orazio Maria)
  3. Robots Replacing Trade Unions: Novel Data and Evidence from Western Europe (Agnolin, Paolo; Anelli, Massimo; Colantone, Italo; Stanig, Piero)
  4. Social Media and the Gender Ideology Divide (Bernard, Anna; Jacobs, Anna)
  5. The Emergence of Radical Right Parties in Europe: The Influence of Female Breadwinners, Household Financial Tensions, and Sexism. (Gallego, Andrea Martín)

Poster session

(Monday 8 July, 5pm)

Poster session

  1. An intersectional analysis of life satisfaction inequalities across native and immigrant groups in Europe: the role of group discrimination (Arias, Ana María; Bedoya, Paola)
  2. Charting Climate Confidence through Institutional Trust in European Governments (Diedrich, Graham)
  3. Discrimination hurts: A study using the European Social Survey (Gómez Balcácer, Lucía; Somarriba Arechavala, Noelia; Gómez Costilla, Patricia)
  4. European Democracies: ordinary conceptions and attitudes of the youth (Mattos, Marion)
  5. Exploring Cross-Cultural Equivalence of Conspiracy Beliefs Survey Items: Insights from the European Social Survey (Gallina, Marta; Camatarri, Stefano)
  6. Gender Differences in Right Wing Populist Voting: a Decomposition Approach (Roll, Yoav)
  7. How do conceptions of democracy influence opinions towards isolating the far right? (Daniël Spruit, Koen Abts and Bart Meuleman)
  8. Memes and Emoji-Scales in Web Surveys: Experimental Investigation of Multimodal Cognitive Effort and Data Quality (Lebedev, Daniil; Suleymanov, Ruslan)
  9. Navigating Uncertainty: Exploring the Impact of the Great Recession on Fertility Intentions (Gädecke, Martin)
  10. New answers for old questions? A retrospective approach on ESS data for estimating the work of minors in the past (Ferrittu, Gianluca)
  11. Posted or shared anything about politics online?: a comparative European perspective (Butkeviciene, Egle; Morkevicius, Vaidas
    Butkeviciene, Egle)
  12. Press releases to local newspapers to support ESS 8 fieldwork in Germany (Weinhardt, Michael)
  13. Should Parents of Young Children Work? The Evolution of Attitudes toward Maternal and Paternal Full-Time Employment in Spain over Time (Martín-García, Teresa)
  14. The effect of questionnaire duration on yield, sample composition and data quality: findings from the 2024 European Working Conditions Survey (Kimova, Tanja; van Houten, Gijs)
  15. The Importance of Viable Alternatives - Economic Voting and Opposition Configuration (Lourenço, José)
  16. Twenty Years of ESS, Another Twenty of Family Change in Portugal: Portrait, Evolution, and Trends (Pisco Costa, Rosalina; Coelho, Patrícia; Gouveia, Rita)
  17. Two Decades of European Social Survey Academic Impact: A Comprehensive Bibliographic Analysis (Malnar, Brina)

Parallel sessions IV

(Tuesday 9 July, 9.30-11am)

Attitudes towards economic redistribution, inequality and fairness I

Chair: Javier Olivera (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research, LISER, and Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru)

  1. Beyond selfishness: the interacting effect of income and human values on Europeans’ ideology (Bruna, Fernando)
  2. Individual Experience Matters: How the Persistence of Personal Experience of Long-term Unemployment Impacts Support for Income Redistribution in Europe (Petrúšek, Ivan)
  3. It’s the Middle that Matters? Income Class Coalitions in Support of Redistributive Welfare Reform (Laenen, Tijs; Roosma, Femke; Achterberg, Peter)
  4. Perceived income inequality, perceived unfairness and subjective social status in Europe (Hajdu, Gábor)
  5. Preferences for redistribution and wealth inequality around the world (Olivera, Javier; Andreoli, Francesco)

Digital social contacts in work and family life I

Chairs: Anja-Kristin Abendroth (Bielefeld University), Tanja van der Lippe (Utrecht University), Judith Treas (University of California Irvine)

  1. Changes in social exclusion in times of COVID-19: evidence from the European Social Survey (Albuquerque, Paula; Fontaínha, Elsa)
  2. Conflicting effects of remote work and managerial digital communication on the work-family balance in Europe (Castellanos Quintana, Juan Vicente; Veira Ramos, Alberto)
  3. Digital Boundary Work: Digital Technologies and Work-to-Family Spillover in Europe (Christensen, MacKenzie; Treas, Judith)
  4. Digital Inequalities: A Sociodemographic Analysis of Internet Non-Users in Portugal (2003-2022) (Couraceiro, Paulo; Paisana, Miguel; Cardoso, Gustavo)
  5. Disentangling substitution and cumulation effects of digital and traditional contacts between children and older European parents (Failli, Dalila; Arpino, Bruno)

Explaining attitudes toward immigrants III

Chairs: Eldad Davidov (University of Cologne), Anthony Heath (University of Oxford), Oshrat Hochman (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences), Vera Messing (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Alice Ramos (ICS - University of Lisbon), Peter Schmidt (Justus-Liebig-University Giessen)

  1. Does Trust in National and European Institutions Differently Impacts Perception Towards Immigrants? Comparative Analyses Between Eastern and Western Europe (Pripp, Vladimir Cristinel Mihai)
  2. Ethnic inequality, welfare chauvinism and support for the far-right (Vranceanu, Alina)
  3. Losing empathy with assimilation: Immigrants’ attitudes toward the immigrant population (Biolcati, Ferruccio; Ladini, Riccardo; Molteni, Francesco)
  4. Media consumption habits and immigration attitudes in Hungary and Germany over two decades (Farkas, Eszter)
  5. What goes around, comes around: Attitudes of persons with a migration history towards immigrants (Hochman, Oshrat; Ramos, Alice)

Generating new insights from the CROss-National Online Survey 2 (CRONOS-2) panel IV

Chairs: Gianmaria Bottoni (City, University of London), Rory Fitzgerald (City, University of London)

  1. The impact of data collection mode on attitudes toward life and death: EVS and CRONOS 2 (Ramos, Alice; Dinis, Diogo; Nunes, Joana)
  2. The role of individual-level financial ostracism on country-level economic satisfaction (Büttner, Christiane M.; Albath, Elianne A.; Bogatyreva, Natalia; Greifeneder, Rainer)
  3. Trust in social surveys and web panel retention rate - CRONOS 2 in cross-national comparison (Kurdija, Slavko; Vovk, Tina)
  4. Who Deserves to Vote? Examining Citizen Attitudes Toward Migrant Voting Rights in Belgium (Camatarri, Stefano; Baudewyns, Pierre)

How Europeans view and evaluate democracy, a decade later I

Chairs: Mónica Ferrín Pereira (University of A Coruña), Pedro C. Magalhães (ICS - University of Lisbon)

  1. A parallel-run experiment: the impact of data collection mode on data (Comanaru, Ruxandra; Fitzgerald, Rory)
  2. Assessing the dimensionality of regime support in cross-national and time comparing perspective (Kolkwitz-Anstötz, Pascal; Platt, Oliver; Heyder, Aribert; Schmidt, Peter)
  3. Attitudes Toward Liberal Democracy in Poland: A Three-Wave Panel Study of Stability and Change (Stanley, Ben)
  4. Cheap Talking Democrats? Unmasking the Sincerity of Survey Measures of Democratic Attitudes (Aarslew, Laurits F.; Magalhaes, Pedro C.)
  5. Democratic Ideals and Alternatives: Understanding Discontent with Democracy (Freeland, Edward)

More than a decade of research into switching general population surveys from interviewer-based to self-completion modes. Findings regarding mode-switch over time I

Chairs: Michèle Ernst Stähli, Michael Ochsner and Alexandre Pollien (FORS - Swiss Centre of Expertise in the Social Sciences)

  1. A Comparison of Non-Response Patterns over Time in Countries that Switched to Self-Completion at Round 10 (Lynn, Peter; Xena, Carla)
  2. Effect of incentives in Face-to Face and Self-Completion surveys on response rates and sample composition. The case of Switzerland (Ernst Stähli, Michèle; Ochsner, Michael; Pollien, Alexandre)
  3. Experimental evidence for effects of a mode-switch from interviewer-based to self-completion: Effects on time-series and item-nonresponse (Lipps, Oliver; Ochsner, Michael; Voorpostel, Marieke)
  4. Investigating the role of data collection mode in the nonresponse and measurement error nexus (Roberts, Caroline)

Social and political trust in comparative context I

Chairs: Sandra Marquart-Pyatt (Michigan State University), Aaron Ponce (Indiana University)

  1. The Simultaneity of Social Infrastructure Spending, Social Capital and Economic Development in Ukraine (Neuhuber, Tatjana; Getzner, Michael; Moroz, Serhiy)
  2. A Dark Side to Social Trust? Explaining the Relationship between Social Trust and Accepting Conspiracy Beliefs (de Munnik, Lynn; Reeskens, Tim)
  3. Government-Party Evaluations and The Cost of Governing for Far-Right Parties (Roe, Harley)
  4. Tracing the Origin of the “Winner–Loser Gap” – A Temporal Analysis of how Election Outcomes Impact Winners’ and Losers’ Satisfaction with Democracy (Bäckström, Einar)

What is hidden behind the curtain of value orientations: the study of lives across nations and over time

Chair: Aurelija Stelmokiene (Vytautas Magnus University)

  1. How Do the Elements of Schwartz’s Cultural Model Relate to Other Cultural Models? Evidence from the ESS (Kaasa, Anneli
  2. Investigating the Links Between Values and Beliefs in COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories (Balcytiene, Aukse; Imbrasaite, Jurate
    Balcytiene, Aukse)
  3. Latent Profile Analysis of Schwartz Value Scales: between “stable” and “changing” (Vadvilavičius, Tadas; Stelmokienė, Aurelija)
  4. What Explains Country-Level Differences in Political Belief System Coherence? (Warncke, Philip)

Parallel sessions V

(Tuesday 9 July, 1.30-3pm)

Attitudes towards economic redistribution, inequality and fairness II

Chair: Javier Olivera (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research, LISER, and Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru)

  1. Preferences for Redistribution: The Impact of Government Intervention (Schneider, Simone)
  2. Things Which Are Ceasar's: Religiosity and Demand for Redistribution in Central and Eastern Europe (Galouchko, Polina)
  3. Welfare Chauvinism and Family Policy: Attitudinal Drivers of Child Benefit Generosity by Birth Order in Europe (Fidanovski, Kristijan)
  4. What influences judgements about the fairness of income? (Michaud, Agnalys)

Digital social contacts in work and family life II

Chairs: Anja-Kristin Abendroth (Bielefeld University), Tanja van der Lippe (Utrecht University), Judith Treas (University of California Irvine)

  1. Do Digital Communications in Work and Family life increase well-being? (Suárez Álvarez, Ana; Vicente, María R.)
  2. How do digital work arrangements shape individual attitudes toward ICTs? Autonomy at work as the crucial explanator (Isikli, Ebru; Creighton, Mathew)
  3. Inequalities in digital social contacts in Europe (Smith, Michael L.)
  4. Navigating the Flexibility Paradox: Exploring Digital Communication Dynamics in Work and Family Life (Isikli, Ebru; Carol, Sarah; Collins, Micheál; McMahon, Dorren)
  5. Western Balkans perspective: Remote Work and Work-life Balance (Matijević, Branka)

Explaining attitudes toward immigrants IV

Chairs: Eldad Davidov (University of Cologne), Anthony Heath (University of Oxford), Oshrat Hochman (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences), Vera Messing (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Alice Ramos (ICS - University of Lisbon), Peter Schmidt (Justus-Liebig-University Giessen)

  1. Religion as a cultural context of intolerance: Religion, political elite discourse and attitudes towards immigration (Turković, Andrea)
  2. The Effect of Religion on Social Inclusion Among Turkish Immigrants (Ilgaz, Aysegul)
  3. Through the ideological lenses: Perception of social consequences of immigration in Europe (Todosijević, Bojan; Stanojević, Dragan; Celarevic, Nenad)
  4. Understanding Immigrant Sentiments in Europe (Jovanovic, Marko)
  5. Perceived (In-)Justice and Attitudes Towards Immigration - An Application of the Theory of Social Production Functions and Goal Framing (Liebig, Stefan)

Exploring variations within and between South European and other ESS Countries

Chairs: Alice Ramos (ICS - University of Lisbon), Theoni Stathopoulou (National Centre for Social Research, EKKE), Stelios Stylianou (Cyprus University of Technology)

  1. Comparing social trust and individualism change over time in Spain and Southern European countries: the relevance for democracy assessment (Lopez-Ruiz, Jose A.; Mora, Sebastian; Blanco, Agustin)
  2. Gendered flexibility stigma and workload expectations in South European countries (Lomazzi, Vera)
  3. Religion, identity, and party preference: A comparative study on Cultural Christians and vote choice using ESS data (Piacentini, Francesco; Marolla, Francesco)
  4. Social change and continuity in Greece over the last 20 years (Stathopoulou, Theoni)
  5. Trust in political institutions in South European countries: social efficacy and social values (Ramos, Alice; Nunes, Joana; Dinis, Diogo)

How Europeans view and evaluate democracy, a decade later II

Chairs: Mónica Ferrín Pereira (University of A Coruña), Pedro C. Magalhães (ICS - University of Lisbon)

  1. Democratic views and voting behavior (Ferrín, Mónica; Hernández, Enrique; Riera, Pedro)
  2. How do migrants view and evaluate democracy in European host countries? (Chowdhury, Intifar; McAllister, Ian)
  3. Political participation and its interaction with attitudes towards the EU and populist views (Marques Barbosa, Goncalo; Vilhena, Bruno)
  4. Religion, Assertive Secularization, and Democracy: Examining Religious Variation in Individual Attitudes (Vaughan, Kenneth)

Multi-item measurement of subjective wellbeing and social wellbeing

Chairs: Gundi Knies (Thünen-Institute of Rural Studies, Germany), Jascha Wagner (Thünen-Institute of Rural Studies, Germany), Frank Martela (Aalto University, Finland), Antonella Delle Fave (University of Milan, Italy), Mark Fabian (University of Warwick, UK)

  1. Single-item measures in the questionnaire of the European Social Survey: the problem of invariance across countries (Raudenská, Petra)
  2. The Rural Wellbeing Advantage Re-examined: An Empirical Analysis of Subjective Wellbeing Components Across European Countries and Settlement Types (Wagner, Jascha; Knies, Gundi; Weckroth, Mikko)
  3. Research proposal on the Quality of Life in four regions of Extremadura (Spain): Plasencia, Valle del Jerte, Mérida and La Serena (Medina García, Eusebio)
  4. Volunteering and Life Satisfaction Across Welfare Regimes: Comparative Analysis of Four European Countries (Ceylan Hilal; Aysan, Mehmet Fatih)
  5. The effect of social cohesion on individual quality of life (Bottoni, Gianmaria; Addeo, Felice)

More than a decade of research into switching general population surveys from interviewer-based to self-completion modes. Findings regarding mode-switch over time II

Chairs: Michèle Ernst Stähli, Michael Ochsner and Alexandre Pollien (FORS - Swiss Centre of Expertise in the Social Sciences)

  1. Switching the mode from face-to-face to web/paper mixed mode: Comparability of real-life analyses across designs and questionnaire lengths nationally and cross-nationally (Ochsner, Michael; Ernst Staehli, Michèle; Pollien, Alexandre)
  2. The effects of the online and paper survey modes in the ESS 10 self-completion studies (Stanojević, Dragan; Todosijević, Bojan)
  3. The European Values Study 1981-2026: from face-to-face to self-completion (Luijkx, Ruud)
  4. Transitioning from interviewer-based to self-completion modes: Implications for the quality of measures of political behavior (Alkoç, Nursel; Ernst Stähli, Michèle)

Social and political trust in comparative context II

Chairs: Sandra Marquart-Pyatt (Michigan State University), Aaron Ponce (Indiana University)

  1. Investigating Trust in Europe across two Decades: Measurement Challenges with Data from the ESS (Bratt, Christopher)
  2. Trust in institutions and the profile of inequality (Palmisano, Flaviana; Moramarco, Domenico)
  3. Unraveling the Influence of Socio-Economic Inequalities on Political Trust and Participation: A Test of the Relative Deprivation and Risk Aversion Theories (Gillissen, Matthijs; Goubin, Silke)
  4. Media Coverage and Its Influence on State Trust: Exploring Mechanisms and Implications in the German Context (Schmid, Julia Sophia; Theine, Hendrik)

Parallel sessions VI

(Wednesday 10 July, 9.30-11am)

20 years of ESS in Portugal: A tribute to João Ferreira de Almeida I

Chairs: Alice Ramos (ICS - University of Lisbon), Madalena Ramos (ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon), Anália Torres (ISCSP - University of Lisbon), Jorge Vala (ICS - University of Lisbon)

  1. Class structures and inequality factors over well-being (Nunes, Nuno; Franco da Silva, Sara; do Carmo Botelho, Maria; Mauritti, Rosário)
  2. Class-rooms: is the social elevator broken? (Abrantes, Pedro)
  3. Economic climate and social disaffection: understanding attitudes towards immigration (Ramos, Alice; Vala, Jorge)
  4. Gender, Polarization and Power: Exploring Political Alignment in Europe (Coelho, Bernardo; Torres, Anália; Brites, Rui; Maciel, Diana)

Changing inequalities in international comparison

Chairs: Pia Blossfeld, Wilfred Uunk (University of Innsbruck), Tomáš Katrňák (Masaryk University)

  1. Birds of a feather flock together: The assortative mating in terms of gender educational gap in European countries (2002-2020) (Tsouparopoulou, Eva; Stamatopoulou, Glykeria; Symeonaki, Maria)
  2. Contextual variation in the effect of highly educated parents on children’s education across Europe: the role of demographic, institutional, and family structures (Uunk, Wilfred; Katrnak, Tomas; Blossfeld, Pia)
  3. Layers of inequality: How (un-)equal regions in (un-)equal countries affect civic participation (Ehmes, Sven; Giustozzi, Carlotta)
  4. Utilising the European Social Survey: Exploring the patterns of Social Mobility in Europe in the 20th vs the 21st century (Böcz, Tamara Zsuzsanna)

Digital transition, wellbeing and environmental perception

Chairs: Ana Suárez Álvarez, María R. Vicente (University of Oviedo)

  1. Assessing the Relationship of Scientist-Related Conspiracy Endorsement and Climate Change Attitudes (Maglić, Marina; Pavlović, Tomislav; Franc, Renata)
  2. Explaining Regional and Individual Differences in Climate Change Attitudes Across Europe: Results from Round 10 of the European Social Survey (Velichkov, Martin)
  3. Integrating Environmental Quality in the Economics of Happiness (Casau, Margarida; Ferreira Dias, Marta; Viegas, Miguel; Leite Mota, Gabriel)
  4. Intersecting effects of social class and gender regarding the participation in adult education in European countries with different level of digitalization before and after Covid-19 pandemic (Stoilova, Rumiana; Ilieva-Trichkova, Petya)
  5. The great recession and the formation of environmental preferences: evidences from the Impressionable Years (Piccari, Michela)
  6. The use of Big Data to improve regional estimates of attitudes towards climate change based on the European Social Survey (Moretti, Angelo; Salvatore, Camilla)

How Europeans view and evaluate democracy, a decade later III

Chairs: Mónica Ferrín Pereira (University of A Coruña), Pedro C. Magalhães (ICS - University of Lisbon)

  1. Shifting Notions of Democracy: Ten Years of Change of European Youth Attitudes (Palacios, Irene; Foa, Roberto Stefan; Talukder, David
    Palacios, Irene)
  2. The impact of education on political participation in central and eastern Europe: a multilevel analysis (Beridze, Melano; Patchkoria, Nano)
  3. Unravelling the nexus between retrograde feelings and support for the Populist Radical Right. An analysis about political backlash attitudes in Germany, Italy, Spain and Portugal (Negral, Imanol)
  4. When political competition revolves around models of democracy. Democratic views, vote choice and party system polarization (Gonthier, Frederic)

Job segmentation, social fragmentation, individual attitudes and beliefs I

Chairs: Sara Romano, Alessandro Sciullo (University of Torino)

  1. Beyond Crisis: An Analysis of Micro- and Macro-level Determinants of Subjective Job Insecurity Among Europe’s Youth (Zafirović, Jovana)
  2. Determinants of Union Membership in Europe (Kuran, İbrahim)
  3. Educational mismatch: The political consequences of the expansion of higher education (Weisser, Robin)
  4. Framing Italian union’s renewal strategy in European unionisation’ trends and trajectories in the creative sectors. A mixed-methods analysis (Lucciarini, Silvia; Santurro, Michele)

Measurement error and questionnaire design in mixed mode surveys

Chairs: Vera Messing, Bence Ságvári, Ádám Stefkovics, Blanka Szeitl (HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences, Hungary)

  1. A myriad of options: Validity and comparability of alternative education measures for the mixed-mode ESS (Schneider, Silke; Urban, Julian)
  2. Contrasting responses from interviewers and respondents. Interviewer effects in the 11th Round of the Hungarian ESS (Stefkovics, Adam; Messing, Vera; Ságvári, Bence)
  3. Does the switch to self-completion protocols deteriorate the quality of the ESS results obtained during the COVID-19 Pandemic? Investigating the impact of the self-completion approach on sample composition, selection bias, response styles and data missingness (Jabkowski, Piotr; Cichocki, Piotr)
  4. Responses to Survey Questions Vary by Completion Mode: Evidence from 144,212 Respondents using Machine-Learning Algorithms (Vishkin, Allon; Bkheet, Eddie)
  5. Self-completion response rate and effects of mode of collection on respondent profile and their responses (Fradier, Yves; Collin, Clément; Michaud, Agnalys)

Prejudice and discrimination against minority groups over time and across nations

Chairs: Christin-Melanie Vauclair (ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon), Maksim Rudnev (University of Waterloo)

  1. Ageism in Slovenia: A Comparative Analysis of ESS and Cronos Panel Data (Kurdija, Slavko; Gerdina, Otto)
  2. Denomination, Religiosity and Anti-Immigrant Attitudes in Europe: Comparative Evidence from the European Social Survey (Dorkhanov, Ilya; Sokolov, Boris)
  3. Inspecting the “Integration Paradox”: the role of religious culture, destination context and personal characteristics in shaping Perceived Discrimination (Molteni, Francesco; Pellicciotti, Arianna)
  4. Perceived age discrimination in different age groups across European countries (Vauclair, Christin-Melanie; Rudnev, Maksim)
  5. Self-Reported Discrimination is Associated with Higher Self-Enhancement Values (Rudnev, Maksim)

The European Social Survey in interdisciplinary research about the environment I

Chairs: Hilde Orten (Sikt - Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research), Claudio d’Onofrio (Lund University), Bodil Agasøster (Sikt - Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research)

  1. A new populist battlefield? Assessing the Impact of Anti-Elitism on European Attitudes Towards Climate Change Initiatives (Baro, Elena)
  2. Good COP/Bad COP: Estimating the Impact of Global Political Initiatives on Climate Change Attitudes (Di Leo, Riccardo; Midoes, Catarina)
  3. Left, or right to have concerns for climate change? It depends on political interest! Investigating the associations between political ideology, climate change concerns and sustainable consumption (Rezvani, Zeinab; Dehghanpour Farashah, Ali; Fatemi, Hajar)
  4. Public opposition against fuel taxes in Europe: how important is social disadvantage? (Buchs, Milena; Bastianelli, Elena; Schnepf, Sylke)

Parallel sessions VII

(Wednesday 10 July, 11.30am-1pm)

20 years of ESS in Portugal: A tribute to João Ferreira de Almeida II

Chairs: Alice Ramos (ICS - University of Lisbon), Madalena Ramos (ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon), Anália Torres (ISCSP - University of Lisbon), Jorge Vala (ICS - University of Lisbon)

  1. Social Class, gender and socio-political values in Europe (Torres, Analia; Brites, Rui; Coelho, Bernardo; Maciel, Diana)
  2. Social classes, values and sociopolitical attitudes in Portugal: an analysis based on the ACM typology applied to the European Social Survey (2002-2022) (Carmo, Renato Miguel; Assis, Rodrigo Vieira; Tavares, Inês; Albuquerque, Adriana)
  3. The value of equality and Portuguese political parties (Casanova, José Luís; Carvalho, Tiago; Ferreira de Almeida, João)
  4. Youth religiosity in Europe in the last 20 years (Coutinho, José)

Faces of retirement: inequalities, social networks, and wellbeing

Chairs: Kinga Wysieńska-Di Carlo, Ewa Potępa (Polish Academy of Sciences)

  1. Changing Lives of the Japanese Elderly Under Uncertainty in Comparison to European Cases: An Analysis of Family Types and Economic Status (Iwai, Hachiro)
  2. Social inequality in old-age poverty across Europe: The role of state pension systems (Visser, Mark)
  3. The Impact of Trust on Social Exclusion among Older Adults: Insights from the European Social Survey (Chletsos, Michael; Saiti, Anna)
  4. Unionization of Retired Workers in Europe (Pyka, Vinzenz; Schnabel, Claus)
  5. Widowhood, parent-child relationships, and subjective wellbeing in later life (Tosi, Marco)

Job segmentation, social fragmentation, individual attitudes and beliefs II

Chairs: Sara Romano, Alessandro Sciullo (University of Torino)

  1. People Against the Demos? How Exit Options Shape Political Behaviour: The Case of Intra-EU Employment Opportunities (Zur, Barak)
  2. The Politics and Policy Attitudes of High Tech Workers (Be'ery, Gilad; Epstein, Dmitry; Sulitzeanu-Kenan, Raanan)
  3. Trade union membership and stress at work (Nicolitsas, Daphne)

Loneliness, remote working and wellbeing in Europe

Chairs: Keming Yang (University of Durham), Pedro Ferreira (University of Aveiro), Sofia Gomes (University Portucalense)

  1. Does metropolis make people lonely? A study on a thesis of Georg Simmel (Yang, Keming)
  2. Everyday ostracism in 11 European countries: Exploring socio-demographic risk factors (Bogatyreva, Natalia; Albath, Elianne; Greifeneder, Rainer)
  3. Social isolation or avoidance behaviour? The role of perceived unsafety before and during the Covid-19 pandemic (Krulichová, Eva)
  4. Work-from-Home Dynamics: Examining the Interplay of Socio-Economic Factors, Remote Work Practices and Happiness Score among European Countries (Benhima, Mohamed; Alkhalifah, Nouf)

Measuring public attitudes, informing public policy II

Chair: Stefan Swift (City, University of London)

  1. Inter-generational relations: Family ties and attitudes towards other age groups (Seestedt, Marie)
  2. Mapping Factors of Volunteering for Not-for-profit and Charitable Organisations in a Comparative European Perspective (Butkeviciene, Egle; Morkevicius, Vaidas)
  3. Shacking up: the pre-modern origins of contemporary cohabitation practices (Gil-Torras, Inés)

The European Social Survey in interdisciplinary research about the environment II

Chairs: Hilde Orten (Sikt - Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research), Claudio d’Onofrio (Lund University), Bodil Agasøster (Sikt - Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research)

  1. Smart agriculture and green transition from the perspective of the "SOFI" project (Kantar, Sandra; Fabjan, Peter; Svržnjak, Kristina; Jerčinović, Silvije)
  2. Taxonomies of trust in climate change expertise: Insights from the ESS and Deliberative Mini Publics in the Republic of Ireland and UK (Fletcher-Barnes, Emma; Mooney, Simon; Hewlett, Kirstie; Brereton, Finbarr)
  3. What do urban citizens think about climate change and the policies to mitigate it? Results from the PAUL Panel Survey (Blanco Bosco, Agustin; Zavala-Rojas, Diana)
  4. Why should I care? A critical perspective about concern about climate change: evidence from the European Social Survey (Gabriele, Enrico; Vinciguerra, Tebald)

Understanding the causes and consequences of welfare state attitudes in Europe

Chairs: Tijs Laenen (KU Leuven), Bart Meuleman (KU Leuven), Femke Roosma (Tilburg University)

  1. Beyond the Basic: Exploring Women's Perspectives on UBI Implementation Across Europe (Collins, Micheál L; Li, Olga)
  2. Do governments abide by the welfare preferences of their voters? The case of Portugal (Mendes Pinto, Gonçalo)
  3. Quality of Government Perceptions and Preferences for Economic Redistribution and Government Intervention in Economic Life (Petrova, Bilyana)
  4. Quid pro quo? A cross-national analysis of European citizens' opinions towards the universality and conditionality of a basic income
    (Mulayi, Marie-Laure)

Using ESS data to assess changes in homophobia and genderphobia across Europe

Chairs: Ivett Szalma and Judit Takács (Reproductive Sociology Research Group, HUN-REN Hungarian Research Network)

  1. Asymmetry in attitudes: Exploring the support for and the opposition to the rights of gays, lesbians and same-sex couples in 25 countries (Bartus, Tamás; Szalma, Ivett; Takács, Judit)
  2. Catholic symbolic representation and tolerance with LGTB community. Is the symbolic value of the Pope enough to foster attitudinal changes? (Gallego, Andrea Martín)
  3. Regional variability in attitudes towards homosexuality: Combining web probing with small area estimation (Moretti, Angelo; Meitinger, Katharina)
  4. The attitude towards gay couples across Europe (D'Agata, Rosario Giuseppe; Gozzo, Simona Manuela)

Sponsorship opportunities

The first major international European Social Survey conference in five years will bring together over 150 participants at ICS - University of Lisbon and ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal, from 8-10 July 2024.

A number of sponsorship opportunities are available, either individually or part of a wider package. Bespoke options are also available. Please contact the conference committee to discuss further.

Conference timetable

  • 23 August 2023: Call for sessions opens
  • 2 October 2023: Call for sessions closes
  • Late October 2023: Sessions selected and convenors notified
  • 12 December 2023: Call for papers opens
  • 31 January 2024: Call for papers closes
  • March 2024: Papers selected and notified | Draft programme released
  • April 2024: Registration opens (early bird rate)
  • 31 May 2024: Early bird registration closes
  • 1 July 2024: Registration closes
  • 8-10 July 2024: Conference