New Working Paper by TRANSWEL – Belonging and European Social Membership: Legitimations and Contestations in Bulgarian and German Social Policy Expert Interviews

by Florian Zabransky and Jana Fingarova (Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus–Senftenberg Current mobility within the EU raises questions regarding access to and portability of social security rights. This paper focuses on the nexus of mobility and social security in the context of European social security coordination. It explores how social policy experts frame and (de-)legitimize … More New Working Paper by TRANSWEL – Belonging and European Social Membership: Legitimations and Contestations in Bulgarian and German Social Policy Expert Interviews

Final Workshop of GlobLabWS held at University of Aberdeen

The results of the Globalisation Labour Markets and the Welfare State project of NORFACE Welfare State Futures programme were unveiled at a workshop that brought leading international economists to the University of Aberdeen Business School. The Globalisation Labour Markets and the Welfare State (GLobLabWS) project explored the future of the welfare state and its role … More Final Workshop of GlobLabWS held at University of Aberdeen

Final Conference of Project HESTIA Celebrated in Mexico

The final conference of the NORFACE project HESTIA was held at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) during the 14th and 15th of August of 2018. The conference, which focused on the analysis of the key challenges of child protection policy and practice in Latin America and Europe, was attended by 181 participants from … More Final Conference of Project HESTIA Celebrated in Mexico

TransJudFare Journal of European Public Policy Special Issue “Free Movement and Non-discrimination in an Unequal Union”

Special Issue edited by Susanne K. Schmidt, Michael Blauberger and Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen The European Union’s fundamental principles of free movement of persons and non-discrimination challenge the traditional closure of the welfare state. Whereas this appeared largely unproblematic before Eastern enlargement, the increased heterogeneity in economic development and welfare provision among EU Member States has … More TransJudFare Journal of European Public Policy Special Issue “Free Movement and Non-discrimination in an Unequal Union”

HiNEWS Umbrella Review of Public Health Policies

by Katie Thomson (HiNEWS) Welfare states use a variety of policy mechanisms – namely public health policies, social policies and healthcare services – to improve the health of their citizens. Policies such as minimum alcohol pricing, tobacco taxation or banning junk food advertising aimed at children, have great potential to improve public health, by shifting … More HiNEWS Umbrella Review of Public Health Policies