CfP: Biocapitalist and precarious futures? Young people and the future of work

The labour markets are undergoing significant transformation: the rise of knowledge and immaterial economies, the disappearance of mid-level skilled jobs, the growth of the low-paying, urban service sector, digitalization and automatization. All these transformations have significant meaning for young people’s futures in working life. The open research seminar invites researchers to discuss these themes. The seminar will open with a with a keynote lecture by senior researcher David Farrugia (University of Newcastle, Australia).

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Finnish young people have a positive attitude to democracy and European Union

The Youth Barometer 2018 asked young people for their thoughts on their own opportunities and means of having an influence in society. It shows that young people’s interest in politics has grown. In addition, one of the key observations is the increase in popularity of the European Union: two-thirds of young people feel that EU membership has been beneficial to Finland.

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Centre of Expertise for Youth Research

The aim of the Centre of Expertise for Youth Research is to produce reliable and up-to-date research data on the living conditions of young people and the youth sector to support the decision-making within youth policy and the entire youth sector.

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Research

The Finnish Youth Research Society carries out research operations through the Finnish Youth Research Network.

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