WelfSOC Team at 15th Annual ESPAnet Conference 2017 – “New Horizons of European Social Policy: Risks, Opportunities and Challenges”

WelfSoc members presented a number of papers at the Annual ESPAnet Conference in Lisbon on 14-16 September. Katharina Zimmerman spoke on her work with Jan-Ocko Heuer on conditionality, using data from the focus groups. Heejung Chung discussed findings from her ESRC work along the WelfSoc Democratic Forums on labour market flexibility. Masa Hrast and Tatjana Rakar included … More WelfSOC Team at 15th Annual ESPAnet Conference 2017 – “New Horizons of European Social Policy: Risks, Opportunities and Challenges”

CfP – Join WSF Researchers in Health-Related Streams at 2018 ESHMS Biennial Congress and World Congress of Sociology

Researchers from projects HiNEWS and HEALTHDOX will be convening two streams on the issue of health care at upcoming conferences in 2018. Anna Gkiouleka (HiNEWS), together with Daniel La Parra (University of Alicante), is convenor of the stream „Beyond Socioeconomic Status: Integrating Intersectional Approaches in Health Inequalities Research“ at the 17th European Society for Health and … More CfP – Join WSF Researchers in Health-Related Streams at 2018 ESHMS Biennial Congress and World Congress of Sociology

WSF Attendance and WelfSOC Book Launch at ESPAnet Conference 2017, 14 – 16 September, Lisbon

This year’s ESPAnet conference takes place under the theme “New Horizons of European Social Policy: Risks, Opportunities and Challenges” from 14 – 16 September in Lisbon, Portugal. Quite a few researchers from the WSF network will attend and present WSF perspectives on risks, opportunities and challenges for European welfare states to a broader academic public. … More WSF Attendance and WelfSOC Book Launch at ESPAnet Conference 2017, 14 – 16 September, Lisbon

WSF Attendance at the 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association, August 29 – September 1, Athens

Researchers from projects HiNEWS, TRANSWEL and WelfSOC will present WSF research findings at the 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association (Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectivities in Athens, Greece, August 29 – 1 September 1 2017 (see list below). Make sure not to miss Elisabeth Scheibelhofer’s semiplenary keynote Free Movement Revisited – Labyrinths of Transnational … More WSF Attendance at the 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association, August 29 – September 1, Athens

WSF Reseachers at the 113th APSA Annual Meeting, August 31 – September 3 2017, San Francisco

This year’s APSA conference theme is The Quest for Legitimacy. The concept of legitimacy is fundamental to many classic debates in political science. At the same time, legitimacy is core to numerous contemporary political issues. Salient debates — whether about representation, equality, voice, accountability, institutionalization, protest, revolutions, international norms, disputes, war — can all contain … More WSF Reseachers at the 113th APSA Annual Meeting, August 31 – September 3 2017, San Francisco