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 The nexus of migration and social protection continues to be at the heart of current academic and media debates about the future of contemporary globalized societies. 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, with post-national, … 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

Healthcare and Superdiversity – Presentation of UPWEB Findings in Gröpelingen, Bremen, Germany

by Silja Samerski, Florence Samkange-Zeeb, Michi Knecht and Tilman Brand (UPWEB) How do inhabitants of Bremen’s superdiverse neighborhoods put together their healthcare? This was the question leading our discussion event in Gröpelingen, Bremen on the 20th of November, 2017. As researchers of the UPWEB project („UPWEB – Understanding the practice and developing the concept of … More Healthcare and Superdiversity – Presentation of UPWEB Findings in Gröpelingen, Bremen, Germany

Busting Myths about “Welfare Tourism” – Emma Carmel, Head of British TRANSWEL Team, Debating on BBC Sunday Politics West

Dr Emma Carmel,  Head of the British team of the Welfare State Futures TRANSWEL project, enjoyed debating EU, UK and Brexit immigration & policy with Molly Cato MEP & former immigration minister, Mark Harper MP on the BBC’s ’Sunday Politics programme on 23 March. She was able to contribute to busting myths about ‘welfare tourism’, … More Busting Myths about “Welfare Tourism” – Emma Carmel, Head of British TRANSWEL Team, Debating on BBC Sunday Politics West

WelfSOC Results from Deliberate Forums: Participants Often Had Higher Preferences for Redistribution after the Forum

Katharina Zimmermann, Jan-Ocko Heuer and Steffen Mau (WelfSOC) published an article in the journal „Social Policy & Administration“. The paper analyses citizens’ attitudes towards the welfare state from a qualitative and procedural perspective. Based on data from large group discussions (“Deliberative Forums”) which took place at the “Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin” in 2016, the authors show … More WelfSOC Results from Deliberate Forums: Participants Often Had Higher Preferences for Redistribution after the Forum