Retrospect: The Welfare State Futures Final Conference, 24 – 25 May 2018, Florence, Italy

The Final Conference of the Welfare State Futures programme took place last week at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, one of the leading research institutions in the areas of European studies and policy research. One hundred and forty-one researchers and stakeholders from all over Europe attended the cross-disciplinary conference to debate current challenges … More Retrospect: The Welfare State Futures Final Conference, 24 – 25 May 2018, Florence, Italy

New Special Issue in Social Policy & Administration: “Political Legitimacy and Welfare State Futures” – Edited by Heejung Chung, Peter Taylor-Gooby, and Benjamin Leruth

by Heejung Chung (WelfSOC) Research on welfare attitudes, or attitudes towards the welfare state has grown impressively over the past decade due to the increase in cross-nationally comparable large scale data, advancement in methods, but also due to the urgency of the topic in times of austerity, polarisation and the rise of populism in many … More New Special Issue in Social Policy & Administration: “Political Legitimacy and Welfare State Futures” – Edited by Heejung Chung, Peter Taylor-Gooby, and Benjamin Leruth

Scientific Programme Coordinator Ellen Immergut to Give State of the Union Address “Welfare State Futures: What Role for Solidarity” at State of the Union Conference, 10-12 May 2018

Scientific Coordination Office: Prof. Immergut, you have been asked to give the State of the Union Address at this year’s State of the Union Conference. For those who don’t know the conference: What do we have to know about it? Ellen Immergut: The State of the Union Conference is an annual event organized by the … More Scientific Programme Coordinator Ellen Immergut to Give State of the Union Address “Welfare State Futures: What Role for Solidarity” at State of the Union Conference, 10-12 May 2018

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