The XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology is taking place this week in Toronto, Canada. The Welfare State Futures programme is an interdisciplinary programme, with researchers from the fields of political science and economics, but also sociology. Researchers from five WSF projects will be contributing to the conference in the areas of health, migration and … More WSF Researchers at the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, Toronto, Canada, July 15-21, 2018
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
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
by Tamara Popic and Simone M. Schneider (HEALTHDOX) Existing research on differences in welfare attitudes in Eastern compared to Western Europe often explains these differences in terms of legacies – past institutions and socialization processes under the communist regime. Using data from the fourth round of the European Social Survey and applying multilevel and multilevel … More An East–West Comparison of Healthcare Evaluations in Europe: Do Institutions Matter?
Next week, the 25th International Conference of Europeanists, takes place in Chicago, Illinois, USA. From 28 – 30 March 2018, researchers will be discussing the dimensions and dynamics of the nexus between existing and emergent (im)mobilities, values, and citizenship of under the motto “Europe and the World: Mobilities, Values and Citizenship”. Several WSF researchers from the … More WSF Researchers at the 25th International Conference of Europeanists, 28 – 30 March 2018, Chicago (USA)