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

Healthcare and Superdiversity – Presentation of UPWEB Findings in Gröpelingen, Bremen, Germany

by Silja Samerski, Florence Samkange-Zeeb, Michi Knecht and Tilman Brand (UPWEB) How do inhabitants of Bremen’s superdiverse neighborhoods put together their healthcare? This was the question leading our discussion event in Gröpelingen, Bremen on the 20th of November, 2017. As researchers of the UPWEB project („UPWEB – Understanding the practice and developing the concept of … More Healthcare and Superdiversity – Presentation of UPWEB Findings in Gröpelingen, Bremen, Germany

Busting Myths about “Welfare Tourism” – Emma Carmel, Head of British TRANSWEL Team, Debating on BBC Sunday Politics West

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

Coming Up: TRANSWEL International Workshop “Transnational Social Citizenship in an Age of Uncertainty: Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond”, 26-27 April 2018

Date: 25-26 April 2018 Location: Lübbenau Castle (Lübbenau/Spreewald near Berlin), Germany Organizers: Anna Amelina (University of Cottbus), Emma Carmel (University of Bath), Ann Runfors (Södertörn University), Elisabeth Scheibelhofer (University of Vienna The nexus of migration and social citizenship continues to be at the heart of current academic and media debates about the future of contemporary … More Coming Up: TRANSWEL International Workshop “Transnational Social Citizenship in an Age of Uncertainty: Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond”, 26-27 April 2018

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