TransJudFare Journal of European Public Policy Special Issue “Free Movement and Non-discrimination in an Unequal Union”

Special Issue edited by Susanne K. Schmidt, Michael Blauberger and Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen The European Union’s fundamental principles of free movement of persons and non-discrimination challenge the traditional closure of the welfare state. Whereas this appeared largely unproblematic before Eastern enlargement, the increased heterogeneity in economic development and welfare provision among EU Member States has … More TransJudFare Journal of European Public Policy Special Issue “Free Movement and Non-discrimination in an Unequal Union”

HiNEWS Umbrella Review of Public Health Policies

by Katie Thomson (HiNEWS) Welfare states use a variety of policy mechanisms – namely public health policies, social policies and healthcare services – to improve the health of their citizens. Policies such as minimum alcohol pricing, tobacco taxation or banning junk food advertising aimed at children, have great potential to improve public health, by shifting … More HiNEWS Umbrella Review of Public Health Policies

HESTIA’s Nina Biehal and Helen Baldwin Present Findings to Social Work Professionals, Managers and Researchers in York

by Nina Biehal On July 2nd Nina Biehal and Helen Baldwin presented the findings of the HESTIA study to a regional workshop for social work professionals, managers and researchers held in the city of York. The first strand of the study compared the development and current nature of child protection policy in three apparently similar … More HESTIA’s Nina Biehal and Helen Baldwin Present Findings to Social Work Professionals, Managers and Researchers in York

Retrospect: The Welfare State Futures Final Conference, 24 – 25 May 2018, Florence, Italy

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

Welfare State Futures Final Conference Currently Running in 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