WelfSOC Team at 15th Annual ESPAnet Conference 2017 – “New Horizons of European Social Policy: Risks, Opportunities and Challenges”

WelfSoc members presented a number of papers at the Annual ESPAnet Conference in Lisbon on 14-16 September. Katharina Zimmerman spoke on her work with Jan-Ocko Heuer on conditionality, using data from the focus groups. Heejung Chung discussed findings from her ESRC work along the WelfSoc Democratic Forums on labour market flexibility. Masa Hrast and Tatjana Rakar included … More WelfSOC Team at 15th Annual ESPAnet Conference 2017 – “New Horizons of European Social Policy: Risks, Opportunities and Challenges”

WSF Attendance and WelfSOC Book Launch at ESPAnet Conference 2017, 14 – 16 September, Lisbon

This year’s ESPAnet conference takes place under the theme “New Horizons of European Social Policy: Risks, Opportunities and Challenges” from 14 – 16 September in Lisbon, Portugal. Quite a few researchers from the WSF network will attend and present WSF perspectives on risks, opportunities and challenges for European welfare states to a broader academic public. … More WSF Attendance and WelfSOC Book Launch at ESPAnet Conference 2017, 14 – 16 September, Lisbon

WSF Attendance at the 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association, August 29 – September 1, Athens

Researchers from projects HiNEWS, TRANSWEL and WelfSOC will present WSF research findings at the 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association (Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectivities in Athens, Greece, August 29 – 1 September 1 2017 (see list below). Make sure not to miss Elisabeth Scheibelhofer’s semiplenary keynote Free Movement Revisited – Labyrinths of Transnational … More WSF Attendance at the 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association, August 29 – September 1, Athens

The Future of the Slovenian Welfare State – A Conference Organized by the Slovenian Team of the WSF WelfSOC Project

Within the WelfSOC project Our Chidren’s Europe a national conference the »Future of the Slovenian welfare state« was organised on 24th of May 2017 on the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. The goal of the conference was to disseminate key findings from the project on people’s attitudes toward the welfare state futures and … More The Future of the Slovenian Welfare State – A Conference Organized by the Slovenian Team of the WSF WelfSOC Project

WSF Thematic Workshop on Welfare State Attitudes – “The Social Legitimacy of Our Future Welfare State” just took off in Gothenburg, Sweden

From today until February 24, 45 researchers from 10 different projects inside the Welfare State Futures Network come together at the University of Gothenburg to present their theories, methods and findings of recent studies on welfare relevant attitudes, opinions and preferences at the NORFACE WSF Thematic Workshop “The Social Legitimacy of Our Future Welfare State”. … More WSF Thematic Workshop on Welfare State Attitudes – “The Social Legitimacy of Our Future Welfare State” just took off in Gothenburg, Sweden