Welfare State Futures: What Role for Solidarity? – Scientific Programme Coordinator Ellen Immergut’s Address at the State of the Union Conference, May 10-12, 2018 in Florence, Italy.

For the 8th time since 2011, The State of the Union Conference in Florence brought together leading statesmen, policy experts and scholars to discuss the most pressing issues faced by Europe and Europeans today. As this year’s theme was “Solidarity in Europe,” Immergut’s keynote address provided an excellent opportunity to present key findings of the … More Welfare State Futures: What Role for Solidarity? – Scientific Programme Coordinator Ellen Immergut’s Address at the State of the Union Conference, May 10-12, 2018 in Florence, Italy.

New WelfSOC Book: Attitudes, Aspirations and Welfare

Attitudes, Aspirations and Welfare. Social Policy Directions in Uncertain Times Published by Palgrave Macmillan, 26 May 2018 Peter Taylor-Gooby (University of Kent) and Benjamin Leruth (University of Canberra) After the publication of After Austerity (Oxford University Press) last year, this is the second volume produced by the “Welfare State Futures: Our Children’s Europe” (WelfSOC) project … More New WelfSOC Book: Attitudes, Aspirations and Welfare

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 The nexus of migration and social protection continues to be at the heart of current academic and media debates about the future of contemporary globalized societies. 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, with post-national, … 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

Healthcare and Superdiversity – Presentation of UPWEB Findings in Gröpelingen, Bremen, Germany

by Silja Samerski, Florence Samkange-Zeeb, Michi Knecht and Tilman Brand (UPWEB) How do inhabitants of Bremen’s superdiverse neighborhoods put together their healthcare? This was the question leading our discussion event in Gröpelingen, Bremen on the 20th of November, 2017. As researchers of the UPWEB project („UPWEB – Understanding the practice and developing the concept of … More Healthcare and Superdiversity – Presentation of UPWEB Findings in Gröpelingen, Bremen, Germany

Busting Myths about “Welfare Tourism” – Emma Carmel, Head of British TRANSWEL Team, Debating on BBC Sunday Politics West

Dr Emma Carmel,  Head of the British team of the Welfare State Futures TRANSWEL project, enjoyed debating EU, UK and Brexit immigration & policy with Molly Cato MEP & former immigration minister, Mark Harper MP on the BBC’s ’Sunday Politics programme on 23 March. She was able to contribute to busting myths about ‘welfare tourism’, … More Busting Myths about “Welfare Tourism” – Emma Carmel, Head of British TRANSWEL Team, Debating on BBC Sunday Politics West