Coming Up in August: WSF Thematic Workshop and Summer School “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses”

How far does variation in policies and priorities reflect diversity in the social construction of abuse and neglect between countries? Are variations in policy and practice associated with variation in outcomes for children and families? How do practitioners in different welfare systems understand the notion ‘family’ in professional practice? What broader trends in the development … More Coming Up in August: WSF Thematic Workshop and Summer School “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses”

WSF Thematic Workshop “Inequality and Welfare States” in Oslo, 19 – 20 June 2017 – A Short Report by the Organizers

The Welfare State Futures research programme (WSF) organized a thematic workshop at the University of Oslo 19-20 June 2017 in collaboration with Prof. Kalle Moene (GIWeS) and Prof. Alexander Cappelen (FPRWS) of the Department of Economics at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). The Workshop focused on issues of inequality and welfare states and consisted of … More WSF Thematic Workshop “Inequality and Welfare States” in Oslo, 19 – 20 June 2017 – A Short Report by the Organizers

First WSF Thematic Workshop on Research Cluster “Globalization, Welfare States & Inequalities” Currently Running in Oslo, Norway

Yesterday, the WSF Thematic Workshop on “Inequality and Welfare States” took off in Oslo, Norway. It is already the 4th Workshop of the WSF Thematic Workshop Series which started in 2016 with the Mannheim Workshop on “Health Politics, Health Policy, Long-Term Care and Inequalities” and will be completed by the workshop on “Migration and Welfare” … More First WSF Thematic Workshop on Research Cluster “Globalization, Welfare States & Inequalities” Currently Running in Oslo, Norway

Welfare and Migration: WSF Thematic Workshop and Masterclass on the Interrelation Between Welfare Arrangements and Migration Currently Running at The Hague, The Netherlands

This morning the second Welfare State Futures (WSF) Thematic Workshop for 2017 took off at The Hague. After a short introduction by organizer Helga de Valk, Head of the WSF Project MobileWelfare and Theme Leader for Migration and Migrants at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), the workshop started with individual project presentations by Project Leaders Marcel Lubbers (MIFARE),  … More Welfare and Migration: WSF Thematic Workshop and Masterclass on the Interrelation Between Welfare Arrangements and Migration Currently Running at The Hague, The Netherlands

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