First WSF Thematic Workshop on Research Cluster “Globalization, Welfare States & Inequalities” Currently Running in Oslo, Norway

  Yesterday, the WSF Thematic Workshop on “Inequality and Welfare States” took off in Oslo, Norway. It is already the 4th Workshop of the WSF Thematic Workshop Series which started in 2016 with the Mannheim Workshop on “Health Politics, Health Policy, Long-Term Care and Inequalities” and will be completed by the workshop on “Migration and … More First WSF Thematic Workshop on Research Cluster “Globalization, Welfare States & Inequalities” Currently Running in Oslo, Norway

TRANSWEL Lecture Series “Migration and Social Security in the EU: Theoretical Approaches and Empirical Findings“

During summer semester 2017, the WSF Project TRANSWEL organizes a series of sociological lectures on migration and social security inside the European Union. Three of the four lectures are presentations by the principal investigators of the international and interdisciplinary TRANSWEL project: Prof. Anna Amelina (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, ), Prof. Emma Carmel (University of … More TRANSWEL Lecture Series “Migration and Social Security in the EU: Theoretical Approaches and Empirical Findings“

The Future of the Slovenian Welfare State – A Conference Organized by the Slovenian Team of the WSF WelfSOC Project

Within the WelfSOC project Our Chidren’s Europe a national conference the »Future of the Slovenian welfare state« was organised on 24th of May 2017 on the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. The goal of the conference was to disseminate key findings from the project on people’s attitudes toward the welfare state futures and … More The Future of the Slovenian Welfare State – A Conference Organized by the Slovenian Team of the WSF WelfSOC Project

Hestia Team Hosting the Think Tank “Participatory Process for Identifying Policy-relevant Research Questions in Child Protection”

During a session celebrated on May 4 in Groningen, the Netherlands, the researchers of Hestia presented findings from their NORFACE-funded project that are highly relevant for the development of child protection policy. The Think Tank was attended by the Alderman for Youth, Mattias Gijsbertsen, and a group of 12 policy makers from the Municipality of Groningen. … More Hestia Team Hosting the Think Tank “Participatory Process for Identifying Policy-relevant Research Questions in Child Protection”

TransJudFare Research Teams Meeting at EUSA Conference in Miami

From May 4-6 the 15th Biennial Conference of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA) took place in Miami, Florida. The EUSA is the premier scholarly and professional association focusing on the European Union, the ongoing integration processes, and transatlantic relations. The TransJudFare research project funded by the current Norface funding circle ‘Welfare State Futures’ addresses … More TransJudFare Research Teams Meeting at EUSA Conference in Miami