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”

Welfare and Migration: WSF Thematic Workshop and Masterclass on the Interrelation Between Welfare Arrangements and Migration Currently Running at The Hague, The Netherlands

This morning the second Welfare State Futures (WSF) Thematic Workshop for 2017 took off at The Hague. After a short introduction by organizer Helga de Valk, Head of the WSF Project MobileWelfare and Theme Leader for Migration and Migrants at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), the workshop started with individual project presentations by Project Leaders Marcel Lubbers (MIFARE),  … More Welfare and Migration: WSF Thematic Workshop and Masterclass on the Interrelation Between Welfare Arrangements and Migration Currently Running at The Hague, The Netherlands

WSF Thematic Workshop on Welfare State Attitudes – “The Social Legitimacy of Our Future Welfare State” just took off in Gothenburg, Sweden

From today until February 24, 45 researchers from 10 different projects inside the Welfare State Futures Network come together at the University of Gothenburg to present their theories, methods and findings of recent studies on welfare relevant attitudes, opinions and preferences at the NORFACE WSF Thematic Workshop “The Social Legitimacy of Our Future Welfare State”. … More WSF Thematic Workshop on Welfare State Attitudes – “The Social Legitimacy of Our Future Welfare State” just took off in Gothenburg, Sweden

WSF Researchers at 3rd International ESS Conference – 13-15th July 2016, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Understanding key challenges for European societies in the 21st century The 3rd International ESS Conference will showcase research that uses data from the European Social Survey (ESS) to address a range of substantive issues highly relevant to European societies. These include, but are not limited to: migration, work and family life, wellbeing, health, welfare, political … More WSF Researchers at 3rd International ESS Conference – 13-15th July 2016, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Inequalities, Insurance, Incentives and Immigration: Challenges and Solutions for the Welfare State – 2nd workshop in Helsinki

a report by Eva Mörk (Project Leader) In the beginning of June, the 4I’s team met in Helsinki for the project’s second workshop. This time it was the Turku-team that was in charge of the arrangement and they had set us up in Hotel Katajonka, an old prison in Helsinki turned into a very nice … More Inequalities, Insurance, Incentives and Immigration: Challenges and Solutions for the Welfare State – 2nd workshop in Helsinki