“Some scholarly literature and public debates have characterized the EU free movement system with its extensive mobility and non-discrimination rules as corrosive to the nationally organized welfare state, which will become a ‘magnet’ for the European poor. In their recent paper Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen and Benjamin Werner from the TransJudFare project examined how the German … More Are EU Free Movement and the National Welfare State Compatible? TransJudFare Researchers Dorte S. Martinsen and Benjamin Werner provide evidence from Denmark and Germany
The Final Conference of the Welfare State Futures programme took place last week at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, one of the leading research institutions in the areas of European studies and policy research. One hundred and forty-one researchers and stakeholders from all over Europe attended the cross-disciplinary conference to debate current challenges … More Retrospect: The Welfare State Futures Final Conference, 24 – 25 May 2018, Florence, Italy
The Welfare State Futures Final Conference was inaugurated this morning by Scientific Programme Coordinator Ellen Immergut as well as keynote speakers Mary Daly (University of Oxford) who spoke about recent trends in child welfare policy and Maurizio Ferrera (Università degli Studi di Milano) who adressed the future of social Europe. Research results as well as … More Welfare State Futures Final Conference Currently Running 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.
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