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 Researchers at the 25th International Conference of Europeanists, 28 – 30 March 2018, Chicago (USA)

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)

Report – WSF Thematic Workshop “Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledge, Gaps and Synergies”, 5 – 6 December, Birmingham

by Lailah Alidu (UPWEB) Welfare State Futures in collaboration with Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRIS) University of Birmingham organised a thematic workshop on the topic Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledge, Gaps and Synergies.  The workshop was held at the Institute for Research into Superdiversity at the University of Birmingham on the 5th and 6th … More Report – WSF Thematic Workshop “Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledge, Gaps and Synergies”, 5 – 6 December, Birmingham