VENUE – Room Sala de Traduções – Reitoria Building


13:00-14:15 lunch*

14:15-14:30 – Opening Session

Prof. Carlos Rodrigues – Dean of DCSPT

Christiane Schnell – Coordinator of ESA RN19

Teresa Carvalho – Director of CIPES-Aveiro

14:30-15:30 Lecture

Christiane Schnell – Challenges and changes of professionalism and how to deal with them sociologically. Ten theses to think about

15:30-16:30 papers  ‒  session 1

Chair – Christiane Schnell

Teres Hjärpe: Social workers and numbers- Everyday interactions around numbers in the social services

Mikael Bengtsson: Professionalization and careers – the example of the socionom-profession in Sweden

16:30-17:00 coffee

17:00-18:00 papers  ‒  session 2

Chair – Helena Hirvonen

Andrew Gibson: Higher Education and the Irish Defence Forces from 1969 to the present

Kathinka Hertlein: Protestant pastors’ profession

19:00 dinner – Restaurant Mercado do Peixe



10:00-11:00 lecture

Helena Hirvonen: On the study of gender and professional agency: perspectives from care professions

11:00-11:30 coffee

11:30-13:00 papers  ‒  session 3

Chair – Mirko Noordegraaf

– Federico Sofritti: Mangerialization processes and healthcare professionals. A research path involving the Italian healthcare system

– Luis Mota: Managerial ideas in Portuguese public sector)

– Galina Shavard: Teacher’s professional knowledge culture

13:00-14:00 lunch*

14:00-15:00 lecture

Mirko Noordegraaf – Context Counts. The Importance of Contextualizing the Study and Strengthening of (Public) Professionalism

15:00-16:00 papers – session 4

Chair – Teresa Carvalho

Venkat Bakthavatchaalam: Engineering academics in India

Julia Gutjahr: Gender, abivalence in animal veterinary practice

16:00-16:30 coffee

16:30-18:30 workshop, refreshments included



10:00-11:00 lecture

Teresa Carvalho – Changes in the Academic Profession confronting the Sociology of Professions

11:00-11:30 coffee

11:30-12:30 papers – session 5

Chair – Julia Evetts

Taru Siekkinen: “It’s a hard choice” – Changing Academic Careers in Finnish Universities

Alina Kolycheva: Professionalization of Administrative Practice in the Higher Education System: the Case of Russian Universities

12:30 – 13:45 Concluding session

13:00-14:30 lunch*

14:30–  social programme (Boat and walking tour in the city) and ending the summer school.


* Lunches will be in the University Restaurant