Articles

Vasile, Marian, Marja Aartsen, Iuliana Precupetu, Laura Tufă, Diana-Alexandra Dumitrescu, and Rosa Maria Radogna. 2023. “Association Between Social Isolation and Mental Well-Being in Later Life. What is the Role of Loneliness?” Applied Research in Quality of Life. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11482-023-10239-z

https://rdcu.be/dqxBL

Aartsen, Marja J., Marian Vasile, Laura A. Tufa, Diana A. Dumitrescu, Rosa M. Radogna, Jonathan Wörn and Iuliana Precupetu. 2023. “Patterns and correlates of old-age social exclusion in the Balkan states.” European Journal of Ageing 20, no 13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10433-023-00762-1

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10433-023-00762-1

Tufă, Laura A., Iuliana Precupetu, and Marian Vasile. “Having the Next Generation in Mind: Housing Pathways of Older Homeowners in a Romanian Rural Community”. Polish Sociological Review 223 no. 3 (2023): 395-412. https://doi.org/10.26412/psr223.06

https://polish-sociological-review.eu/-Having-the-Next-Generation-in-Mind-Housing-Pathways-nof-Older-Homeowners-in-a-Romanian,172993,0,2.html

Radogna, Rosa Maria. 2022. “The concept of habitus in migration studies. A systematic literature review.” Sociologie Românească, 20, no. 1: 108-125. https://doi.org/10.33788//sr.20.1.5

https://revistasociologieromaneasca.ro/sr/article/view/1751/1673

Book chapters

Policy briefs

Social exclusion among older adults (50+) in Norway

Measures to promote the social inclusion of older vulnerable persons in the field of Long-term Care in Romania. December 2023

Reports

Mihaela Ghența, Aniela Matei, Marja Aartsen, Franziska Rothe. 2022. Pension, health and long-term care policy frameworks for older people in Norway and Romania. A descriptive report.

Working paper

Aartsen, M., Vangen, H., Wörn, J. Discussion paper for the AMASE consortium meeting on old age social exclusion (2022). NOVA, OsloMet, August 2022.

Conference presentations

Aartsen, Marja, Marian Vasile, Laura Tufa, Cosmina Pop, Diana Dumitrescu, Rosa Maria Radogna, and Iuliana Precupetu. 2021. “Patterns and correlates of social exclusion in the Balkan states.” Paper presented at Sociological Knowledges for Alternative Futures, 15th Conference of the European Sociological Association, Barcelona, 31 August – 3 September 2021.
https://www.europeansociology.org/about-esa-2021-barcelona-online/programme

Vasile, Marian, Marja Aartsen, Iuliana Precuptu, Laura Tufa, Cosmina Pop, Diana Dumitrescu, and Rosa Maria Radogna. 2021. “Loneliness as a mediator between exclusion from social relations and mental well-being for older adults.” Paper presented at Sociological Knowledges for Alternative Futures, 15th Conference of the European Sociological Association, Barcelona, 31 August – 3 September 2021.
https://www.europeansociology.org/about-esa-2021-barcelona-online/programme

Vasile, Marian, Marja Aartsen, Iuliana Precupetu, Laura Tufa, Cosmina Pop, Diana Dumitrescu, and Rosa Maria Radogna. 2021. “Loneliness as a mediator between exclusion from social relations and mental well-being for older adults.” Paper presented at Quality-of-life and Adaptation in a Virulent World,ISQOLS 2021 Conference. Virtual event, 23-27 August 2021.
https://isqols.org/resources/Documents/ISQOLS%202021%20Conference_PROGRAM_updated%208.23.pdf

Vasile, Marian, Marja Aartsen, Iuliana Precupetu, Laura Tufa, Cosmina Pop, Diana Dumitrescu, and Rosa Maria Radogna. 2021. “Loneliness as a mediator between exclusion from social relations and mental well-being for older adults.” Paper presented Curators and actors of the social fabric: Views through „Post-lenses.” Romanian Sociologists Society. Transilvania University of Brașov, Romania, 17 – 18 June 2021.
https://conf2020.societateasociologilor.ro/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/2021-ssr-conference-program.pdf

Precupetu, Iuliana, Marian Vasile, Laura Tufă, and Marja Aartsen. 2021. “A test into the multidimensionality of social exclusion in later life.” Paper presented at Old age social exclusion: from data to age-friendly policies. Online conference, University of Bucharest, 22 October 2021.
https://amase-project.eu/conference-old-age-social-exclusion-from-data-to-age-friendly-policies/

Ilinca, Corina, Marian Vasile, and Iuliana Precupetu. 2021. “The importance of intersectional disadvantage of older people for their independent living.” Paper presented at Social Work Diversity: A Dialogue Among Professions. Enriching Solidarity in Unruly Times. Online Social Work International Conference (SWIC), 28 – 29 October 2021.
https://swicub.files.wordpress.com/2021/10/swic2021_conference-program_links_2-3.pdf

Rosa, Maria Radogna, and Raluca Popescu. 2021. “The concept of habitus in migration studies. A systematic literature review.” Paper presented at Social Inequalities and Quality of Life International Conference, Bucharest, 15 – 19 November 2021.
https://ineq2021.arsociologie.ro/program/

Aartsen, Marja, Marian Vasile, Laura Tufa, Cosmina Pop, Diana Dumitrescu, Rosa Maria Radogna, and Iuliana Precupetu. 2021. “Groups at risk of social exclusion: identification and risk factors.” Paper presented at Old age social exclusion: from data to age-friendly policies. Online conference,University of Bucharest, 22 October 2021.
https://amase-project.eu/conference-old-age-socialexclusion-from-data-to-age-friendly-policies/

Urbaniak, Anna, Anna Wanka, and Marja Aartsen. Understanding measurements of exclusion from social relations in later life: insights from a mixed methods study. Paper presented at Old age social exclusion: from data to age-friendly policies. Online conference, University of Bucharest, 22 October 2021
https://amase-project.eu/conference-old-age-socialexclusion-from-data-to-age-friendly-policies/

Ghența, Mihaela, and Aniela Matei. 2021. “Measures for the social inclusion of older persons.” Paper presented at Old age social exclusion: from data to age-friendly policies. Online conference,University of Bucharest, 22 October 2021.
https://amase-project.eu/conference-old-age-socialexclusion-from-data-to-age-friendly-policies/

Bobârnat, Elen-Silvana, Aniela Matei, Mihaela Ghența, and Luise Mladen-Macovei. 2021. “Quality of care in institutions providing LTC services in Romania.” Paper presented at Old age social exclusion: from data to age-friendly policies. Online conference, University of Bucharest, 22 October 2021
https://amase-project.eu/conference-old-age-social-exclusion-from-data-to-age-friendly-policies/

Stănescu, Simona, and Mihaela Ghența. 2021. “Quality of life of older dependent persons in Romania.” Paper presented at Old age social exclusion: from data to age-friendly policies. Online conference, University of Bucharest, 22 October 2021
https://amase-project.eu/conference-old-age-socialexclusion-from-data-to-age-friendly-policies/

Aartsen, Marja. 2022. “Ensomhet og sosial ulikhet i livets andre halvdel”/ Loneliness and social inequalities in the second half of life. Paper presented at the First national conference about loneliness in Norway, Iskrem og Ensomhet, 24 – 25 October 2022.

Aartsen, Marja, George Pavlidis, Thomas Hansen, and Iuliana Precupetu 2022. “The unique and combined effects of social isolation and loneliness on 15-years mortality risks in older Norwegian men and women.” Paper presented in the 26th Nordic Congress of Gerontology, 8-10 June 2022, Odense, Denmark.
https://26nkg.dk/program.html

Precupetu, Iuliana, Marja Aartsen, Laura Tufa, Marian Vasile, and Jonathan Wörn. “Social exclusion and mental wellbeing in later life. A comparison of welfare regimes in Europe.” Paper presented in the 6th Midterm Conference of the Research Network on Ageing in Europe (RN01) of the European Sociological Association “AGEING IN EUROPE: Towards more Inclusive Societies, Research and Policy”, 13 – 15 July 2022, Vienna, Austria.
https://esarn01midterm.univie.ac.at/program/

Precupetu, Iuliana, Laura Tufă, Ionuț Anghel, and Marja Aartsen.  “Roma life histories and social exclusion in later life. An intersectional perspective.” Paper presented at the ENAS & NANAS JOINT Conference Narratives and Counter Narratives of Ageing and Old-Age: Reflexivity in Ageing Studies, 28 September-1 October 2022, Bucharest, Romania.
https://enas.comunicare.ro/conference-programme/

Sauter, Julia, Marja Aartsen, and Iuliana Precupetu. 2023. “Cohort and Gender Differences in the Association Between Childlessness and Exclusion from Social Relationships in Old Age.” Paper presented at Aging & Social Change: Thirteenth Interdisciplinary Conference. Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy, 13 – 15 September 2023.
https://cgscholar.com/cg_event/events/J23en/proposal/67381

Precupetu, Iuliana, Laura Tufă, Ionuț Anghel, and Marja Aartsen. 2023. “Pathways to or within social exclusion? An intersectional life course perspective on older Romanian Roma.” Paper presented at Aging & Social Change: Thirteenth Interdisciplinary Conference. Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy, 13 – 15 September 2023.
https://cgscholar.com/cg_event/events/J23en/proposal/67381

Rosa Maria Radogna. 2023. “Civic participation in later life. Is it possible for the socially excluded?” Paper presented at Aging & Social Change: Thirteenth Interdisciplinary Conference. Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy, 13 – 15 September 2023.
https://cgscholar.com/cg_event/events/J23en/proposal/67381

Vasile Marian and Iuliana Precupețu. 2023. “Risk of exclusion from social relations for people aged 50 or over in Romania.” Paper presented at Aging & Social Change: Thirteenth Interdisciplinary Conference. Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy, 13 – 15 September 2023.
https://cgscholar.com/cg_event/events/J23en/proposal/67381

Ghența Mihaela, Aniela Matei, Franziska Rothe, Marja Aartsen, and Iuliana Precupetu. “Assessing the cross-national transferability of best practices policy measures for older persons.” Paper presented at Aging & Social Change: Thirteenth Interdisciplinary Conference. Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy, 13 – 15 September 2023.
https://cgscholar.com/cg_event/events/J23en/proposal/67381

Aartsen, Marja. 2023. Plenary speech in Aging & Social Change: Thirteenth Interdisciplinary Conference. Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy, 13 – 15 September 2023.

Ilinca, Corina, Marian Vasile, and Iuliana Precupetu. “The Connection between Intersectional Disadvantage and Health in Later Life.” Paper presented at XX ISA World Congress of Sociology Resurgent Authoritarianism: The Sociology of New Entanglements of Religions, Politics, and Economies. Melbourne, Australia, 25 June-1 July 2023.
https://www.isa-sociology.org/uploads/imgen/1580-isa-wcs2023-program-book.pdf

Ilinca, Corina. “On How We Can Measure Intersectional Disadvantage in Old Age.” Paper presented at XX ISA World Congress of Sociology Resurgent Authoritarianism: The Sociology of New Entanglements of Religions, Politics, and Economies. Melbourne, Australia, 25 June-1 July 2023.
https://www.isa-sociology.org/uploads/imgen/1580-isa-wcs2023-program-book.pdf

Rosa, Maria Radogna. 2023. «Here it’s not an ordinary workplace, it’s like a family, like home». The transnational family habitus of Romanian badanti in Italy. Paper presented at Annual Conference of the Romanian Network for Migration Studies (RoMig), Migration Dialogues. Engaging Research, Policy and Civil Society, Bucharest, 7-8 September 2023.
https://romig.ro/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Program-RoMig-SNSPA-2023.pdf

Sauter, Julia, Marja Aartsen, and Iuliana Precupetu. 2023. “Cohort and Gender Differences in the Association Between Childlessness and Exclusion from Social Relationships in Old Age.” The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting, Tampa, Florida, 8-11 November 2023.
https://gsa2023.eventscribe.net/searchGlobal.asp

Precupetu, Iuliana. 2023. Excluziunea socială a vârstnicilor. Care sunt implicațiile pentru politicile sociale? (Social exclusion in later life. What are the implications for social policy?) CONFERINȚA NAȚIONALĂ „BUNE PRACTICI PENTRU O BĂTRÂNEȚE FRUMOASĂ” – Fundația Regală Margareta a României, 29 septembrie 2023 (presentation for stakeholders)
https://www.frmr.ro/evenimente-si-campanii/conferinta-ziua-varstnicului/

Precupetu, Iuliana. 2023. Proiectul AMASE: O abordare multidimensională excluziunii sociale în perioada târzie a vieții – consecințele pentru starea de sănătate a populațiilor îmbătrânite (The AMASE project: A multidimensional approach to social exclusion in later life – health consequences for ageing populations), Stakeholders’ Workshop, 16 June 2023, Capitol Hotel. (presentation for stakeholders)

Joint applications

  1. Application to HORIZON-MSCA-2021-PF-01 MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021 was submitted by Laura Tufă under the supervision of Research Professor Marja Aartsen. Project leader: OsloMet – OSLO METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY. Title: HOLD- Mapping Housing Ecologies for the Health and Wellbeing of Older Europeans.
  2. Application in a European Consortium coordinated by the Oslo Metropolitan University was submitted to HORIZON-CL2-2022-TRANSFORMATIONS-01-0 in April 2022 and was granted funding in July 2022. Title: EUROPEAN LABOUR MARKETS UNDER PRESSURE – NEW KNOWLEDGE ON PATHWAYS TO INCLUDE PERSONS IN VULNERABLE SITUATIONS – PATHS2INCLUDE.   
  3. Application in a European Consortium coordinated by Prof. Kieran Walsh, University of Galway, was submitted to HORIZON-CL2-2023-TRANSFORMATIONS-01-08 on Integrated Care. Title Context-Care. A multilevel investigation of the opportunity constraints and conditions of person- and place-cented integrated Long Term Care in peripheral contexts.
  4. An application in a European consortium was submitted in October 2023 to a Cost Action – Cost Open Call OC-2023-1. Title: Later life loneliness and social connection across the life-course. Coordinator: professor Marja Aartsen.
  5. An application in a European consortium coordinated by Corina llinca was submitted to HORIZON-WIDERA-2023-ACCESS-02 call. Title: Unload automating inequality by accounting for intersectional disadvantage, evaluating and keeping under control the inequalities generated through explainable machine learning algorithms processing. Not funded.

Meeetings, workshops, conferences

Online Kickoff meeting 28.10.2020
https://amase-project.eu/kick-off-meeting/

International conference organised by the AMASE project with the support of the Research Institute of the University of Bucharest, NOVA – Oslo Metropolitan University, National Research Institute for Labour & Social Protection and the Research Institute for Quality of Life – Romanian Academy. Old age social exclusion: from data to age-friendly policies. Zoom online conference, 22.10.2021, University of Bucharest
https://amase-project.eu/conference-old-age-social-exclusion-from-data-to-age-friendly-policies/

Two sessions were organized in the conference Old age social exclusion: from data to age-friendly policies. Zoom online conference, 22 October 2021, University of Bucharest.  

Session 1: Multidimensional social exclusion in older age: a focus on Romania.

Session 2: Social exclusion and policy responses.

Consortium meeting coupled with the international conference 22.10.2021.

International workshop for early career researchers was organised as a series of free webinars on advanced statistical methods 4.04.2022.
Vasile, Marian Structural equation modelling with Mplus
Aartsen, Marja Latent Class Analysis with Mplus
Wörn, Jonathan Latent Growth Curve Modelling with Mplus
https://amase-project.eu/the-amase-project-invites-early-career-researchers-to-a-series-of-free-webinars-on-advanced-statistical-methods/

Consortium meeting, NOVA 28-30 August 2022, with the participation of members of Advisory Board: Prof Kieran Walsh (NUI) and Philippe Seidel (Age Platform Europe) and expert Catherine MacLeod (Bangor University).
https://amase-project.eu/the-first-in-person-consortium-meeting-with-the-amase-project-oslo-metropolitan-university-28-30-august-2023/

International workshop and Consortium meeting, organised by the AMASE project with the support of the Research Institute of the University of Bucharest, NOVA – Oslo Metropolitan University, National Research Institute for Labour & Social Protection and Research Institute for Quality of Life – Romanian Academy. With the participation of members of the Advisory Board: Professor Kieran Walsh (NUI), Philippe Seidel (Age Platform Europe) and invited keynote speaker Professor Luana Pop (University of Bucharest), 15-16 June 2023, University of Bucharest.
https://amase-project.eu/international-workshop-and-consortium-meeting/

Stakeholders’ Workshop organised by the AMASE project with the support of National Research Institute for Labour & Social Protection, the Research Institute of the University of Bucharest, NOVA – Oslo Metropolitan University.  With the participation of Philippe Seidel (Age Platform Europe), 16 June 2023, Capitol Hotel. A number of 21 stakeholders took part in consultation. https://amase-project.eu/international-workshop-and-consortium-meeting/

Colloquium organised by the AMASE project: “Social Exclusion in Later Life: New Findings from A Multidimensional Approach to Social Exclusion Project” in Aging & Social Change: Thirteenth Interdisciplinary Conference. Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy, 13 – 15 September 2023.
https://cgscholar.com/cg_event/events/J23en/proposal/67381

Articles in the press

Precupetu, Iuliana. 2021. Îmbătrânirea populației și efectele ei sociale. Actualele cohorte de vârstnici au fost avantajate: au avut biografii relativ standardizate. Generațiile mai tinere au avut de întâmpinat pe parcursul vieții provocări mai importante
https://economie.hotnews.ro/stiri-finante_banci-25199505-imbatranirea-populatiei-efectele-sociale-actualele-cohorte-varstnici-fost-avantajate-avut-biografii-relativ-standardizate-generatiile-mai-tinere-avut-intampinat-parcursul-vietii-provocari-mai-importan.htm   

Precupetu, Iuliana. 2020. Interviu cu Iuliana Precupețu, coordonatoarea proiectului AMASE finanțat de Norway Grants și UEFISCDI
https://www.romaniasociala.ro/interviu-cu-iuliana-precupetu-coordonatoarea-proiectului-amase-finantat-de-norway-grants-si-uefiscdi/

Dumitrescu, Diana-Alexandra. 2021. “AMASE – A Multidimensional Approach to Social Exclusion in Later Life – Health Consequences for Ageing Populations. A Research Project Aiming to Understand and Lessen Social Exclusion”. Calitatea Vieții 32 (1):95-100.
https://doi.org/10.46841/RCV.2021.01.06

Dumitrescu, Diana-Alexandra. 2022. “Old age social exclusion: from data to age-friendly policies. Conferință Internațională, Universitatea Din București, Online, AMASE 22 Octombrie 2021”. Calitatea Vieții 33 (1):1-4.
https://doi.org/10.46841/RCV.2022.01.05

Ghența, Mihaela. Participare cu experți din partea Fundației Ana Aslan Internațional la exercițiul de Policy Delphi din cadrul proiectului „AMASE: A multidimensional approach to social exclusion in later life – health consequences for ageing populations” – proiect coordonat de către Universitatea din București, România împreună cu Institutul Național de Cercetare Științifică în domeniul Muncii și Protecției Sociale (INCSMPS), România și OsloMet, Norvegia
https://anaaslanacademy.ro/2022/09/28/newsletter-in-domeniul-cercetarii-medicale-nr-3/#page-content