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

Highlights from the TRANSWEL Project’s International Workshop on “Transnational Social Citizenship in an Age of Uncertainty: Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond”, Lübbenau Castle, Lübbenau, Germany, 26/27 April 2018

by Jana Fingarova In the past decades, cross-border migration across Europe and other world regions has contributed to the emergence of various forms of transnational social membership. The aim of the international workshop of the TRANSWEL project was to discuss facets of social membership, transnational social protection and migration. The first panel, “European Social Citizenship … More Highlights from the TRANSWEL Project’s International Workshop on “Transnational Social Citizenship in an Age of Uncertainty: Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond”, Lübbenau Castle, Lübbenau, Germany, 26/27 April 2018

Attitudes to Welfare Turn Hostile Because of Low Trust in Government – New Research from Democratic Forums by WelfSOC’s Peter Taylor-Gooby

“New research using Democratic Forums (large two-day discussion groups) shows that many people reject the welfare state not through commitment to neo-liberalism but because they don’t think government is able to make their lives better. Peter Taylor-Gooby, project leader of NORFACE Welfare State Futures project WelfSOC, outlines the findings of research that used deliberative forums … More Attitudes to Welfare Turn Hostile Because of Low Trust in Government – New Research from Democratic Forums by WelfSOC’s Peter Taylor-Gooby

Any Transnational Social Security Out There? Hungarian Mobile Citizens and their Experiences with (Transnational) Social Security Access in Austria – New Working Paper by Project TRANSWEL

The TRANSWEL working paper on ‘Any transnational social security out there?’ Hungarian mobile citizens and their experiences with (transnational) bureaucratic procedures in Austria presents the main results of the qualitative interviews with Hungarian mobile citizens who live and/or work in Austria. The paper illustrates the main categories identified during the Grounded theory-based analysis of twenty … More Any Transnational Social Security Out There? Hungarian Mobile Citizens and their Experiences with (Transnational) Social Security Access in Austria – New Working Paper by Project TRANSWEL

Are EU Free Movement and the National Welfare State Compatible? TransJudFare Researchers Dorte S. Martinsen and Benjamin Werner provide evidence from Denmark and Germany

“Some scholarly literature and public debates have characterized the EU free movement system with its extensive mobility and non-discrimination rules as corrosive to the nationally organized welfare state, which will become a ‘magnet’ for the European poor. In their recent paper Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen and Benjamin Werner from the TransJudFare project examined how the German … More Are EU Free Movement and the National Welfare State Compatible? TransJudFare Researchers Dorte S. Martinsen and Benjamin Werner provide evidence from Denmark and Germany