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 welfare state attitudes, including two organized streams on the ‘The Medicalisation of Social Problems: The Role of States and Markets’ and ‘Towards Sustainable Welfare States: Shaping an Eco-Social Agenda’.


HiNEWS/HEALTHDOX

Nadine Reibling (University of Siegen), Peter Kriwy (Chemnitz University of Technology, external), Sigrun Olafsdottir (Boston University)

Session Organizers: 296 The Medicalisation of Social Problems: The Role of States and Markets

Saturday, 21 July 2018: 14:30-16:20
Location: 714B (MTCC SOUTH BUILDING)


HiNEWS

Theoni Stathopoulou (National Centre for Social Research- EKKE, external), Terje Andreas Eikemo (Norwegian University for Science and Technology)
Measuring Health Inequalities Among Migrant and Native Population in Greece at Times of Crisis

Session JS-29: Social Inequalities in Mental Health and Illness

Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Location: 801B (MTCC SOUTH BUILDING)


Mareike Ariaans (University of Siegen)
Long-Term Care Professionalization and Deprofessionalization in Germany and the Netherlands – the Role of Institutions and Policies

Session 546: Care Work: Facing New Challenges, Involving Professionals and Non-Professionals; Lessons from International Comparisons-

Wednesday, 18 July 2018: 18:00
Location: 711 (MTCC SOUTH BUILDING)


Mareike Ariaans (University of Siegen)
Trends in Medical and Psychological Explanations for Unemployment in German Parliamentary Debates

Session 296: The Medicalisation of Social Problems: The Role of States and Markets

Saturday, 21 July 2018: 15:10
Location: 714B (MTCC SOUTH BUILDING)


TRANSWEL

Anna Amelina (Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus)
The Language of Multiple Belonging and Legal Status: Reconstructing Intersectional Boundaries in the Process of Cross-Border Migration

Session JS-30: The Language of Multiple Belongings: An Intersectionality Perspective of Everyday Life

Tuesday, 17 July 2018: 15:30
Location: 602 (MTCC SOUTH BUILDING)


Anna Amelina (Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus)
Migrant Families’ Assemblages of Care between Mobility, Immobility and Permanent Crisis

JS-65: Transnational Care in the Immobility Regime: Families Facing Closed Borders and Restrictive Migration Policies

Thursday, 19 July 2018: 16:15
Location: 701B (MTCC SOUTH BUILDING)


Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (University of Vienna)
Migrants’ Access to (transnational) Social Protection and Its Consequences for Social Inequalities

Session 505: International Mobility and Social Stratification

Monday, 16 July 2018: 16:15
Location: 716B (MTCC SOUTH BUILDING)


UPWEB

Sin Yi Cheung (Cardiff University)
Black and Asian Minority Ethnic Groups in Britain: Class, Income and Property

Session 154: Middle Class in a Global Society: Meanings and Methods

Wednesday, 18 July 2018: 09:30
Location: 206D (MTCC NORTH BUILDING)


WelfSOC

Rune Halvorsen (University of Leeds, external), Bjorn Hvinden, Oslo Metropolitan University, Mi Ah Schoyen (Oslo and Akershus University College)
Disability and Life Course from a Social Investment Perspective – Austerity Measures or ‘Thicker’ EU Social Citizenship?

Session 353: Social Investment Policies in a Life-Course Perspective. Part II

Tuesday, 17 July 2018: 10:45
Location: 713A (MTCC SOUTH BUILDING)


Bjorn Hvinden (NOVA, Oslo and Akershus University College), Mi Ah Schoyen (Oslo and Akershus University College)

Session Organizers: 362 Towards Sustainable Welfare States: Shaping an Eco-Social Agenda

Thursday, 19 July 2018: 17:30-19:20
Location: 715A (MTCC SOUTH BUILDING)


Mareike Ariaans (University of Siegen)
Long-Term Care Professionalization and Deprofessionalization in Germany and the Netherlands – the Role of Institutions and Policies

Session 546: Care Work: Facing New Challenges, Involving Professionals and Non-Professionals; Lessons from International Comparisons

Wednesday, 18 July 2018: 18:00
Location: 711 (MTCC SOUTH BUILDING)


Morten Frederiksen (Aalborg University)
Market Impurity: Welfare Liberalization As Moral Transgression

Session JS-24: Price, Value & Worth: Conceptualizing Social Practices of E/Valuation Pt. 1

Tuesday, 17 July 2018: 11:30
Location: 801B (MTCC SOUTH BUILDING)


Maša Filipovic Hrast, Tatjana Rakar (University of Ljubljana), Mi Ah Schoyen (Oslo & Akershus University College of Applied Sciences), Bjorn Hvinden (Oslo Metropolitan University)
Age-Based Attitudes Towards State Welfare for the Elderly: Setting Conditions for the Intergenerational Contract

Session 368: Intergenerational Relations and the Welfare State

Saturday, 21 July 2018
Location: 715A (MTCC SOUTH BUILDING)