An East–West Comparison of Healthcare Evaluations in Europe: Do Institutions Matter?

by Tamara Popic and Simone M. Schneider (HEALTHDOX) Existing research on differences in welfare attitudes in Eastern compared to Western Europe often explains these differences in terms of legacies – past institutions and socialization processes under the communist regime. Using data from the fourth round of the European Social Survey and applying multilevel and multilevel … More An East–West Comparison of Healthcare Evaluations in Europe: Do Institutions Matter?

Coming Up: TRANSWEL International Workshop “Transnational Social Citizenship in an Age of Uncertainty: Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond”, 26-27 April 2018

Date: 25-26 April 2018 Location: Lübbenau Castle (Lübbenau/Spreewald near Berlin), Germany Organizers: Anna Amelina (University of Cottbus), Emma Carmel (University of Bath), Ann Runfors (Södertörn University), Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (University of Vienna The nexus of migration and social citizenship continues to be at the heart of current academic and media debates about the future of contemporary … More Coming Up: TRANSWEL International Workshop “Transnational Social Citizenship in an Age of Uncertainty: Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond”, 26-27 April 2018

Nina Biehal Presents HESTIA Findings to British Members of Parliament and the House of Lords

by Nina Biehal (HESTIA) In February, Nina Biehal was invited to present some of the findings of the HESTIA study to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on thresholds for care. This group includes members of parliament and members of the House of Lords who are looking into the dramatic rise in the number of … More Nina Biehal Presents HESTIA Findings to British Members of Parliament and the House of Lords

Welfare State Futures Featured in the Latest Issue of EU Research Magazine

In late December, EU Research interviewed Prof. Ellen Immergut, Scientific Coordinator of the Welfare State Futures Programme. EU Research is a leading journal for research dissemination in Eruope, with more than 50,000 hard copy subscribers in 33 countries, and more than 60,000 online subscribers. The article provides an overview the WSF Programme’s objectives and research … More Welfare State Futures Featured in the Latest Issue of EU Research Magazine

WSF Researchers at the 25th International Conference of Europeanists, 28 – 30 March 2018, Chicago (USA)

Next week, the 25th International Conference of Europeanists, takes place in Chicago, Illinois, USA. From 28 – 30 March 2018, researchers will be discussing the dimensions and dynamics of the nexus between existing and emergent (im)mobilities, values, and citizenship of under the motto “Europe and the World: Mobilities, Values and Citizenship”. Several WSF researchers from the … More WSF Researchers at the 25th International Conference of Europeanists, 28 – 30 March 2018, Chicago (USA)