New TRANSWEL Working Papers: How Discourses of Belonging Affect the Portability of Social Security Rights

Project TRANSWEL has recently published to WSF Working Papers presenting research from their third of five work packages on reconstructing discourses of belonging incorporated into portability regulations to determine how they shape individuals’ access to social security. This discursive approach is designed to contribute to the overall project goal of creating a typology of transnational … More New TRANSWEL Working Papers: How Discourses of Belonging Affect the Portability of Social Security Rights

Report – WSF Thematic Workshop “Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledge, Gaps and Synergies”, 5 – 6 December, Birmingham

by Lailah Alidu (UPWEB) Welfare State Futures in collaboration with Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRIS) University of Birmingham organised a thematic workshop on the topic Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledge, Gaps and Synergies.  The workshop was held at the Institute for Research into Superdiversity at the University of Birmingham on the 5th and 6th … More Report – WSF Thematic Workshop “Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledge, Gaps and Synergies”, 5 – 6 December, Birmingham

UPWEB Contribution to British Academy Essay Collection on “10 Local Actions to Promote Social Integration”

UPWEB PL Jenny Phillimore, together with Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazlowska (Institute for Research into Superdiversity, University of Birmingham and researcher on UPWEB) and Sin Yi Cheung (Cardiff University and expert adviser on UPWEB) have contributed a report on Voluntary Action for Asylum Seeker and Refugee Integration to a British Academy Essay Collection on local actions to improve … More UPWEB Contribution to British Academy Essay Collection on “10 Local Actions to Promote Social Integration”

NORFACE Open Access Policy: Several News Open Access Publications this Year

As the NORFACE Network Board has reasserted at its Meeting in Ljubljana 11-12th April 2017, NORFACE has an Open Access Policy, and investigators are highly encouraged to publish in open access publications, and to purchase open access rights to the extent that their budgets will permit. This was communicated to all researchers in the WSF … More NORFACE Open Access Policy: Several News Open Access Publications this Year

Report: TransJudFare Final Workshop

by Anita Heindlmaier and Dion Kramer (TransJudFare) On 2/3 November 2017, the TransJudFare research project (‘Transnationalization and Judicialization of Welfare’) organized its final workshop in Bremen. The aim of the workshop was doublefold: on the one hand, to present the project’s research findings in a larger audience, and on the other hand to discuss contributions … More Report: TransJudFare Final Workshop