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

Coming Up: WSF Thematic Workshop on “Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledges, Gaps and Synergies”, Birmingham, UK, 5-6 December 2017

The last NORFACE WSF Thematic Workshop will take place next month, 5 – 6 December, at University of Birmingham. The workshop is convened by UPWEP Project Leader Jenny Phillimore and TRANSWEL Project Leader Anna Amelina on the topic of “Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledges, Gaps and Synergies”. The overall aim of this event is to identify synergies … More Coming Up: WSF Thematic Workshop on “Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledges, Gaps and Synergies”, Birmingham, UK, 5-6 December 2017

UPWEB Workshop at the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017 – “Access to Healthcare in Edgbaston and Handsworth”

by Simon Pemberton, Jenny Phillimore, Lucy Doos and Rachel Humphris (UPWEB UK Team) The University of Birmingham are delighted to present this event, part of the Economic and Social Research Council Festival of Social Science 2017. This event is open to local residents and users of healthcare services in Handsworth and Edgbaston. It is organised … More UPWEB Workshop at the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017 – “Access to Healthcare in Edgbaston and Handsworth”

New MIFARE Publication on Migrants’ and Natives’ Attitudes to Formal Childcare in the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany

A new Children and Youth Services Review article by Verena Seibel and Troels Fage Hedegaard (MIFARE) sheds light on attitudes of migrants and natives on formal childcare in the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany. Project MIFARE is among the first to focus on migrants’ attitudes towards the welfare state, while the field of research on welfare state … More New MIFARE Publication on Migrants’ and Natives’ Attitudes to Formal Childcare in the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany