Set up in 1979, the International Working Party on Labour Market Segmentation is an annual meeting of experts. Each year the IWPLMS discusses papers based on a central theme concerning labour market issues.
Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences – Social Policy Department
The Department of Social Policy is a new department of Panteion University, operating since 2004-5. Social policy is an interdisciplinary academic field which combines theory and applications. It requires understanding and analyzing social phenomena, problems and policies, from different theoretical and methodological perspectives, as well as learning how to design and evaluate social policies.
HellenicSocialPolicyAssociation (HSPA) is the collective scientific body of professors, researchers and post- graduate students of Social Policy, founded in 2001 with the aim to promote social policy analysis at practical and theoretical level in Greece and currently has nearly 250 members. The main activities of HSPA include the organization of international conferences (biennial since 2001), lectures and workshops (since 2002), thematic seminars (since 2009), the publication of collective volumes (since 2004) and conference proceedings (since 2010). Since 2013 HSPA is the responsible editor of the electronic journal “Social Policy”.