Final Conference of Project HESTIA Celebrated in Mexico

The final conference of the NORFACE project HESTIA was held at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) during the 14th and 15th of August of 2018. The conference, which focused on the analysis of the key challenges of child protection policy and practice in Latin America and Europe, was attended by 181 participants from … More Final Conference of Project HESTIA Celebrated in Mexico

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

Nina Biehal Presents HESTIA Findings to British Members of Parliament and the House of Lords

by Nina Biehal (HESTIA) In February, Nina Biehal was invited to present some of the findings of the HESTIA study to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on thresholds for care. This group includes members of parliament and members of the House of Lords who are looking into the dramatic rise in the number of … More Nina Biehal Presents HESTIA Findings to British Members of Parliament and the House of Lords

Welfare State Futures Featured in the Latest Issue of EU Research Magazine

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