Our International Workshop and Consortium meeting AMASE – A multidimensional approach to social exclusion in later life – health consequences for ageing populations will take place on 15 June 2023 at the Research Institute of the University of Bucharest. The event will be followed by a Stakeholders Workshop on 16 June 2023.

Programme 15 June 2023:

9:00-9:30 Registration

9:30–11:00 Setting the stage
Chair: Dr Iuliana Precupetu

  1. Welcome by Professor Carmen Chifiriuc, Vice-Rector of the University of Bucharest
  2. General introduction, Dr Iuliana Precupetu, PI of AMASE
  3. Keynote speech Positive Health and Ageing for Older Irish Travelers and Older People who have
    Experienced Homelessness in Ireland: Life-Course Meanings and Determinants, Professor Kieran
    Walsh, Director of the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, Institute for Lifecourse and Society,
    National University of Ireland Galway
  4. Keynote speech Wellbeing in later life at the crossroad between social protection systems,
    Professor Luana Pop, Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest; coordinator of
    country experts’ team in European Social Policy Analysis Network (ESPAN)
  5. Q&A

11:15 Coffee break

11:15–13.00 Research results I (quantitative)
Chair: Dr Mihaela Ghența

  1. Childlessness and social exclusion, Julia Sauter, Marja Aartsen
  2. Single motherhood, later life social exclusion, and mental health. A European Welfare State
    Comparison, Jonathan Wörn
  3. Social isolation, loneliness and risk of mortality, Hanna Vangen
  4. Exclusion from social relations in Romania. A Latent Class Analysis, Marian Vasile, Iuliana Precupetu

13:00 Lunch

13:30–14:45 Research results II (quantitative and qualitative)
Chair: Professor Marja Aartsen

  1. Social exclusion from material resources, Diana Dumitrescu, Iuliana Precupetu
  2. The connection between intersectional disadvantage and heath in later life, Corina Ilinca
  3. Social exclusion from services, Alexandra Deliu, Elena Trifan
  4. Assesing the cross-national transferability of best practices policy measures for older persons,
    Mihaela Ghența, Aniela Matei, Franziska Rothe, Maria Aartsen and Iuliana Precupetu

14:45 Coffee break

15:00-16:45 Round Table on social exclusion of (older) Roma (in English language)
Participants: AMASE, Research Institute for Quality of Life (ICCV), NGOs
Chair: Dr Monica Șerban
The role of Roma elders in the preservation of historical memory, Adrian Furtună
Pathways to or within social exclusion? An intersectional life course perspective on older Romanian
Roma, Iuliana Precupetu, Laura Tufă, Ionuț Anghel, Marja Aartsen
Intergenerational transmission of social capital, educational attainment and other driving factors of
social exclusion. Lessons from youth and community work with Roma and non-Roma, Irina Ilisei
Environmental discrimination: conceptualisations and some examples, Cătălin Berescu

16:45 Consortium meeting – closed

19.00 Dinner at Locanta Jaristea, Strada George Georgescu 50-52

Stakeholders Workshop
(In Romanian language, with English translation)
WP4 Policy analysis and recommendations
Venue: Hotel Capitol, Calea Victoriei 29

Programme 16 June 2023, from 9:00 to 13:00 (CET)

9:00 Registration of participants
9:30 Welcome by Dr Mihaela Ghența, WP4 Leader, National Scientific Research Institute for Labour and
Social Protection (INCSMPS)
9:35 Presentation Mrs. Elena Dobre, Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity, Director of Social Services
Policies TBC
9:50 Keynote speech Poverty and exclusion among older persons in the cost of living crisis, Philippe Seidel
Leroy, Policy Manager on Social Protection and European Parliament, AGE Platform Europe
10:05 Introduction to the AMASE project – Dr Iuliana Precupetu, Research Institute of the University of
10:15 WP4 The process of designing policy measures in Health, Pension and Long-term Care domains – Dr
Mihaela Ghența, WP4 Leader, INCSMPS
10:25 Validation and discussion of policy measures in Health, Pension and Long-term care domains – Dr
Aniela Matei, Senior Researcher, WP4, INCSMPS
12:50 Conclusion remarks – Dr Mihaela Ghența, WP4 Leader, INCSMPS
13:00 Lunch