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

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

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

New Insights into Work in Progress

One month ago, we published the first individual projects´ working papers on the WSF website. Since then, the WSF research projects have been busy producing four new working papers providing up-to-date insights into their innovative research and into the challenges the welfare state is confornted with in the 21st century. Europe is currently experiencing an increased … More New Insights into Work in Progress