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”

CfP – Join WSF Researchers in Health-Related Streams at 2018 ESHMS Biennial Congress and World Congress of Sociology

Researchers from projects HiNEWS and HEALTHDOX will be convening two streams on the issue of health care at upcoming conferences in 2018. Anna Gkiouleka (HiNEWS), together with Daniel La Parra (University of Alicante), is convenor of the stream „Beyond Socioeconomic Status: Integrating Intersectional Approaches in Health Inequalities Research“ at the 17th European Society for Health and … More CfP – Join WSF Researchers in Health-Related Streams at 2018 ESHMS Biennial Congress and World Congress of Sociology

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

New 4Is Working Paper: “Women in Top Incomes – Evidence from Sweden 1974 – 2013”

While the research into top incomes has been growing in recent years, one dimension has often been overlooked: The share of women across top income groups. A new 4Is working paper authored by Anne Boschini, Kristin Gunnarsson and Jesper Roine takes a look at exactly this group in order to explore the gender dimension of … More New 4Is Working Paper: “Women in Top Incomes – Evidence from Sweden 1974 – 2013”

Report – Summer School and Thematic Workshop “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses “

by Mónica López López (HESTIA) The Welfare State Futures projects HESTIA and FACSK organised a thematic workshop and a summer school titled “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses” from 21 to 25 August 2017. The main focus of this school was the comparative analysis of child and family welfare … More Report – Summer School and Thematic Workshop “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses “