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.
Dr Emma Carmel, Head of the British team of the Welfare State Futures TRANSWEL project, enjoyed debating EU, UK and Brexit immigration & policy with Molly Cato MEP & former immigration minister, Mark Harper MP on the BBC’s ’Sunday Politics programme on 23 March. She was able to contribute to busting myths about ‘welfare tourism’, … More Busting Myths about “Welfare Tourism” – Emma Carmel, Head of British TRANSWEL Team, Debating on BBC Sunday Politics West
In late December, EU Research interviewed Prof. Ellen Immergut, Scientific Coordinator of the Welfare State Futures Programme. EU Research is a leading journal for research dissemination in Eruope, with more than 50,000 hard copy subscribers in 33 countries, and more than 60,000 online subscribers. The article provides an overview the WSF Programme’s objectives and research … More Welfare State Futures Featured in the Latest Issue of EU Research Magazine
by Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen (TransJudFare) As part of the TransJudFare team, Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen from University of Copenhagen wrote a puzzle piece to disseminate recent findings from the project to Danish media and stakeholders. The findings were featured in two articles in the Danish newspaper Politiken, one on the myth of welfare tourism and one … More TransJudFare Puzzle Piece: No Welfare Tourism in Denmark
by Adrienn Győry (WelfSOC) In a recently published article on The Conversation, Peter Taylor-Gooby and Benjamin Leruth discuss the issue of trust between citizens and government in the United Kingdom. They use data from the Welfare State Futures ‘Our Childrens’ Europe’ research project which uses innovative democratic forums. Out of the five countries – Denmark, … More Why British People Don’t Trust the Government Any More – And What Can Be Done about It