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Prof. Dr. Gundula Zoch

Department of Social Sciences  (» Postal address)

A06-4-405 (» Adress and map )

+49 441 798-2152  (F&P

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Zemke, Kerstin

Heyen, Isolde

A6 4-401

+49-441-798-2169

Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Fakultät I
Ammerländer Heerstr. 114-118 
Universität Oldenburg 
D-26111 Oldenburg

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Inequalities in the Workplace – (When) does the Birth of a Child Change Participation in Job-Related Training? DISTANT CLIC. Comparative Life Course Inequality Research Centre (CLIC) at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy/digital, June 2022

Motherhood penalties in job tasks? Longitudinal Evidence from Germany. Sociology Seminar. Center for Research in Economics and Statistics CREST/INSEE, Palaiseau/France, May 2022

Familienarbeit – Durch die Pandemie auf Kurs in die Retraditionalisierung? mittags-info-online. University of Oldenburg/digital, May 2022

The Gender Revolution (in Reverse): Gender Inequalities Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Germany. LCDS Meeting. Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science at the University of Oxford, Oxford, February 2022

Workplace Inequalities following Childbirth? Examining Changes in Job Tasks Based on Panel Data. Research Colloquium Empirical Social Research Seminar. University of Konstanz/digital, January 2022

The Covid-19 Pandemic and Its Effects. Talk and Panel Discussion at the Anniversary BAGSS Conference. University of Bamberg/digital, September 2021

Penalties or Premiums? – The Role of Parenthood in Explaining Inequalities in Job-related Training? Brown Bag Seminars. CSIS | Center for Social Inequality Studies at the University of Trento, Trento/digital, April 2021

Parenthood penalties or premiums? Gendered inequalities in job-related training following parenthood. Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Cologne /digital, April 2021.

Family Formation and Gender Inequalities in the Participation in Further Training, Learning and Work Seminar. ROA | Maastricht University, Maastricht/digital, November 2020

Einstellungen im Kontext von Arbeit, Familie und Geschlecht – Alte und neue Ungleichheitsdynamiken“ School of Educational and Social Sciences. University of Oldenburg /digital, September 2020

Gender Ideologies in East and West Germany: Do Younger Cohorts still Differ?, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Joint Colloquium of the National Educational Panel Group and the Research Unit Skill Formation and Labour Markets, Berlin, November 2019

How Employment Promoting Family Policies Support Work-Care Arrangements, Annual Workshop of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation [Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes], Leysin, August 2018

Mothers’ Return-to-Work Behaviour in East and West Germany. An Analysis of the Stepwise Childcare Expansion between 2007 and 2014, Federal Institute for Population Research, Wiesbaden, April 2017

Verhandlung am Wickeltisch? – Der Einfluss der Elternzeit auf die partnerschaftliche Arbeitsteilung, Mentoring-Programm für Frauen in Wissenschaft und Forschung, University of Stuttgart, July 2016

Partnerschaftliche Arbeitsteilung – neue Modelle in Familie und Arbeitswelt?, Hohenheimer Tage der Familienpolitik 2015: Familienleitbilder und Familienrealitäten in Deutschland. Tagung der Familien Forschung Baden-Württemberg im Statistischen Landesamt und der Katholischen Akademie der Diözese Rottenburg-Stuttgart, October 2015

Conferences and Workshop Presentations

(*presented by Co-author, +cancelled due to Covid-19)

2022

Decline of the Working Class Identity in Eastern Germany, 1991–2018: A Counterfactual Decomposition Perspective (with Patrick Präg), ECSR Conference, Amsterdam, July 2022 *

Family Formation and Unpaid work – Has Technological Change Altered Gender Inequalities over Time? International SOEP User Conference, Berlin, June/July 2022

Decline of the Working Class Identity in Eastern Germany, 1991–2018: A Counterfactual Decomposition Perspective (with Patrick Präg), Poster Presentation at the European Population Conference, Groningen, June/July 2022 *

Mothers’ Job-Related Training Participation in East and West Germany – Higher Child-Care Rates and Lower Motherhood Training Penalties? Work and Family Researchers Network Conference, New York City, June 2022

The Division of Unpaid labor in East and West Germany – (Still) a Divided Country? 7th pairfam Interdisciplinary International Conference, Munich, May 2022

Job tasks – Is there a Motherhood Penalty? (with Wiebke Schulz), RC28 Spring Meeting, London, April 2022

Does the Provision of Public Childcare Reduce Motherhood Penalties in Job-Related Training? Longitudinal Evidence from Germany, RC28 Spring Meeting, London, April 2022

Decline of the Working Class Identity in Eastern Germany, 1991-2018: A Counterfactual Decomposition Perspective (with Patrick Präg), Poster presentation at RC28 Spring Meeting, London, April 2022 *

One country, one Identity? Working Class Identity in East and West Germany since Reunification (with Patrick Präg), In_equality Conference 2022, Cluster of Excellence "Politics of Inequality”, Konstanz, April 2022

Decline of the Working Class Identity in Eastern Germany, 1991-2018: A Counterfactual Decomposition Perspective (with Patrick Präg), Poster presentation at PAA 2022 annual meeting program, Atlanta, April 2022  *

2021

Job Tasks: Is there a Motherhood Penalty? (with Wiebke Schulz), ECSR Conference, digital, October 2021

Gendered Effects of Childbirth on Job-related Training – Fatherhood Premiums vs Motherhood Penalties? Working Group Meeting “Gendered Lives and Careers” – COST Action: Transdisciplinary Solutions to Cross Sectional Disadvantage in Youth, Madrid/digital, September 2021

Childbirth and The Division of Labor Among Immigrants in Germany? (with Stefanie Heyne), Working Group Meeting “Gendered Lives and Careers” – COST Action: Transdisciplinary Solutions to Cross Sectional Disadvantage in Youth, Madrid/digital, September 2021 *

Inequalities in Job-Related Training – the Role of Family Formation and Public Childcare Provision, Spring Colloquium of the German Sociological Association (DGS) - Section Social Stratification and Inequality, Berlin/digital, June 2021

Reconciling Paid and Care Work in the COVID-19 Pandemic in Germany: Inequalities and Implications for Parents’ Mental Health (with Ann-Christin Bächmann and Basha Vicari), Spring Colloquium of the German Sociological Association (DGS) - Section Social Stratification and Inequality, Berlin/digital, June 2021 *

Penalties or Premiums? – The Role of Parenthood in Explaining Inequalities in Job-Related Training, ISA RC28 Spring Meeting, Turku/digital, June 2021

Gender Inequalities in Working Conditions and Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Germany (with Basha Vicari, Ann-Christin Bächmann), ISA RC28 Spring Meeting, Turku/digital, June 2021 *

Families in the COVID-19 Pandemic in Germany: Inequalities in Parents’ Mental Health (with Basha Vicari, Ann-Christin Bächmann), Spring Colloquium of the German Sociological Association (DGS) - Section Family Sociology, Cologne/digital, March 2021

Penalties or Premiums? – The Role of Parenthood on Gender Inequalities in Further Education, Annual Leibniz LERN Conference 2021, Hannover/digital, March 2021

Wie nutzen Erwerbstätige Weiterbildung durch digitales informelles Lernen während der Covid-19-Pandemie? (with Martin Ehlert, Corinna Kleinert and Basha Vicari), Annual Leibniz LERN Conference 2021, Hannover/digital, March 2021 *

The division of paid and unpaid labour in the shadow of divorce: The impact of the 2008 alimony reform in Germany (with Stefanie Heyne), Research Seminar Analytical Sociology at the Institute for Sociology, LMU/digital, January 2021 *

2020

Digitales Lernen während der COVID-19-Pandemie (with Martin Ehlert, Corinna Kleinert, Basha Vicari), WZB Kolloquium "Soziologische Perspektive auf die Corona-Krise", Berlin/digital, December 2020 *

Gender Disparities in Further Education – The Role of Family Formation, NEPS Conference, Bamberg/digital, December 2020

Who Cares when Care Closes? Care-Arrangements and Parental Well-Being during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Germany (with Ann-Christin Bächmann, Basha Vicari), NEPS Conference, Bamberg/digital, December 2020 *

The Impact of the 2008 Alimony Reform in Germany (with Stefanie Heyne), 18th Meeting of the European Network for the Sociological and Demographic Study of Divorce, Köln/digital, October 2020 *

The Impact of the 2008 Alimony Reform in Germany (with Stefanie Heyne), IAB Conference 2020 on Labor Market Transitions, Nuremberg, September 2020 *

Einstellungswandel in Ost- und Westdeutschland - Polarisierung oder Konvergenz? Eine vergleichende Untersuchung von älteren und jüngeren Kohorten, 40. Conference of the German Sociological Association (DGS), Berlin/digital, September 2020

Employment Interruption after Birth - Similar Conditions in Small and Large Companies, Poster presentation at 2020 ECSR Conference, Amsterdam, July 2020 +

Gender Ideology Changes in the Life-Course of three Different Cohorts – Are there still Differences between East and West Germany?, ISA RC28 Spring Meeting, Turku, May 2020 +

Thirty Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall - Do East and West Germans still Differ in their Attitudes towards Maternal Employment, Childcare and the Division of Housework?, Spring Colloquium of the German Sociological Association (DGS) - Section Family Sociology, Munich, March 2020

2019

Unterschiedliche Einstellungen zu Frauenerwerbtätigkeit und formeller Betreuung in Ost und West? Ergebnisse von 3 Kohorten, Workshop: Ostdeutsche Krisenerfahrungen und ihre Folgen, Göttingen, November 2019

Different Sides of the Same Coin - Disparities in Changing Gender Ideologies among three Cohorts from East and West Germany, 2019 ECSR Conference, Lausanne, September 2019

Social Desirability in Self-Reported Gender Ideologies: Investigating Heterogeneous Interviewer Gender Effects, ESRA Conference, Zagreb, July 2019

Conflictive Preferences? Values & Gender Ideologies VS. Self-Interest in Policy Support among Parents & Unemployed (with Nadja Wehl), Poster Presentation. 4th International ESS Conference, Mannheim, April 2019 *

Social Desirability in Self-Reported Gender Ideologies: Investigating Heterogeneous Interviewer Gender Effects, ISA RC28 Spring Meeting, Frankfurt, March 2019

2018

Social Desirability in Self-Reported Gender Ideologies: Investigating Heterogeneous Interviewer Gender Effects, 3rd International NEPS Conference, Bamberg, November 2018

Social Desirability in Self-Reported Gender Ideologies: Investigating Heterogeneous Interviewer Gender Effects, ECSR 2018 Conference, Paris, October 2018

The Duration of Family-Related Employment Interruptions across Firms of Different Sizes?, 16th ESPAnet Conference, Vilnius, August 2018

Childcare Availability and Mothers’ Employment Participation in East and West Germany – Do all Mothers Benefit from the Childcare Expansion (2007-2015)?, Spring Colloquium of the German Sociological Association (DGS) - Section Family Sociology, Wiesbaden, February 2018

Childcare Availability and Mothers’ Employment Participation in East and West Germany – Do all Mothers Benefit from the Childcare Expansion (2007-2015)?, 10th GradAB Workshop, Nuremberg, January 2018

2017

Childcare Availability and Mothers’ Labour Supply in East and West Germany – Do all Mothers Benefit from the Childcare Expansion (2007-2015)?, 15th ESPAnet Conference, Lisbon, September 2017

Public Childcare Expansion and Mothers’ Employment Participation in East and West Germany – Do all Mothers Benefit from Greater Availability of State-Subsidised Childcare?, 2017 ECSR Conference, Milan, September 2017

Expansion of Childcare Services and Changing Attitudes of Parents in East and West Germany (with Pia S. Schober), 5th International pairfam User Conference, Bremen, June 2017

Public Childcare Provision and Mothers’ Employment in East and West Germany – Do all Mothers Benefit from the Childcare Reform (2007-2015)?, 1st Joint Doctoral Workshop of the PhD students from the Universities Trento, Bamberg, Tilburg and Milan. University of Trento, March 2017

Expansion of Childcare Services and Changing Attitudes of Parents in East and West Germany (with Pia S. Schober), Poster Presentation. Workshop “What people know and think: The role of attitudes and information in the process of political decision-making and policy use”, Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences, March 2017 

2016                                     

Expansion of Childcare Services and Changing Attitudes of Parents (with Pia S. Schober), SLLS Annual International Conference, Bamberg, September 2016 *

Public Childcare Expansion and Mothers’ Return to Work Behaviour (with I. Hondralis), SLLS Annual International Conference, Bamberg, September 2016 *

Normative Leitbilder der Sozialpolitik? Der Ausbau frühkindlicher Betreuung und die Einstellungsveränderung von Eltern (with Pia S. Schober), 38. Congress of the German Sociological Association (DGS), Bamberg, September 2016

How does Universal Childcare Affect Return to Work Patterns and what Role does the Social Background Play? (with Irina Hondralis), 14th ESPAnet Conference 2016, Rotterdam, September 2016

Expansion of Childcare Services and Changing Attitudes of Parents (with Pia S. Schober), 14th ESPAnet Conference 2016, Rotterdam, September 2016

Public Childcare Expansion and Mothers’ Return to Work Behaviour (with I. Hondralis), ISA RC28 Annual Summer Conference 2016, Bern, August 2016 *

Change in the Gender Division of Domestic Work after Mummy or Daddy Took Leave: An Examination of Alternative Explanations (with Pia S. Schober), Distributed Paper. 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, Wien, July 2016

Day-Care Expansion and Changing Attitudes of Parents (with Pia S. Schober), Distributed Paper. 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, Wien, July 2016

Do Attitudes follow Family Policy? Analysing the Impact of Day-Care Expansion on Attitude Change of Parents (with Pia S. Schober), Interim Meeting 2016 Parenthood: Perspectives on Family Lives. Research Network Sociology of Families and Intimate Lives (RN13) European Sociological Association, Bristol, July 2016

Public Childcare Expansion and Mothers’ Return to Work Behaviour – Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment in Germany (with Irina Hondralis), SOEP2016 12th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference, Berlin, June 2016 *

Beruflicher Wiedereinstieg im Zuge des Kitaausbaus (with Irina Hondralis), Poster Session des Arbeitskreises „Junge Demographie“. Aktuelle nationale und internationale Herausforderungen der Demografie. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Demographie 2016, Leipzig, March 2016 *

2015                                     

Der Ausbau frühkindlicher Betreuungseinrichtungen und die Einstellungsveränderung von Eltern (with Pia S. Schober), Autumn Colloquium of the German Sociological Association (DGS) - Section Family Sociology, Heidelberg, October 2015

Day-Care Expansion and Changing Attitudes of Parents (with Pia S. Schober), Inequalities. Annual Conference of the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences 2015, Bamberg, September 2015

After Mummy and Daddy Took Leave: What Explains the (Un)Changed Gender Division of Domestic Labour? (with Pia S. Schober), Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Demographie 2015, Berlin, March 2015 *

(Changed: 17 May 2022)