HESTIA’s Nina Biehal and Helen Baldwin Present Findings to Social Work Professionals, Managers and Researchers in York

by Nina Biehal On July 2nd Nina Biehal and Helen Baldwin presented the findings of the HESTIA study to a regional workshop for social work professionals, managers and researchers held in the city of York. The first strand of the study compared the development and current nature of child protection policy in three apparently similar … More HESTIA’s Nina Biehal and Helen Baldwin Present Findings to Social Work Professionals, Managers and Researchers in York

WSF Researchers at the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, Toronto, Canada, July 15-21, 2018

The XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology is taking place this week in Toronto, Canada. The Welfare State Futures programme is an interdisciplinary programme, with researchers from the fields of political science and economics, but also sociology. Researchers from five WSF projects will be contributing to the conference in the areas of health, migration and … More WSF Researchers at the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, Toronto, Canada, July 15-21, 2018

UPWEB Final Symposium in Lisbon Brought Together Three and a Half Years of Work on Healthcare Bricolage

The UPWEB project ran its final symposium at ISCTE, The University Institute of Lisbon, on the 27 and 28 June 2018. Project lead, Professor Jenny Phillimore attended with IRiS colleagues Dr Rachel Humphris, Dr Lucy Doos and Dr Antje Lindemeyer. The UPWEB project is a collaboration between IRiS and the Universities of Uppsala, Sweden, Bremen and … More UPWEB Final Symposium in Lisbon Brought Together Three and a Half Years of Work on Healthcare Bricolage

Highlights from the TRANSWEL Project’s International Workshop on “Transnational Social Citizenship in an Age of Uncertainty: Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond”, Lübbenau Castle, Lübbenau, Germany, 26/27 April 2018

by Jana Fingarova In the past decades, cross-border migration across Europe and other world regions has contributed to the emergence of various forms of transnational social membership. The aim of the international workshop of the TRANSWEL project was to discuss facets of social membership, transnational social protection and migration. The first panel, “European Social Citizenship … More Highlights from the TRANSWEL Project’s International Workshop on “Transnational Social Citizenship in an Age of Uncertainty: Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond”, Lübbenau Castle, Lübbenau, Germany, 26/27 April 2018

Attitudes to Welfare Turn Hostile Because of Low Trust in Government – New Research from Democratic Forums by WelfSOC’s Peter Taylor-Gooby

“New research using Democratic Forums (large two-day discussion groups) shows that many people reject the welfare state not through commitment to neo-liberalism but because they don’t think government is able to make their lives better. Peter Taylor-Gooby, project leader of NORFACE Welfare State Futures project WelfSOC, outlines the findings of research that used deliberative forums … More Attitudes to Welfare Turn Hostile Because of Low Trust in Government – New Research from Democratic Forums by WelfSOC’s Peter Taylor-Gooby