WSF Researchers at the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, Toronto, Canada, July 15-21, 2018

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

UPWEB Final Symposium in Lisbon Brought Together Three and a Half Years of Work on Healthcare Bricolage

The UPWEB project ran its final symposium at ISCTE, The University Institute of Lisbon, on the 27 and 28 June 2018. Project lead, Professor Jenny Phillimore attended with IRiS colleagues Dr Rachel Humphris, Dr Lucy Doos and Dr Antje Lindemeyer. The UPWEB project is a collaboration between IRiS and the Universities of Uppsala, Sweden, Bremen and … More UPWEB Final Symposium in Lisbon Brought Together Three and a Half Years of Work on Healthcare Bricolage

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

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

New UPWEB Working Papers: Portuguese and British Health Service Providers and Practices of Welfare Bricolage

Welfare Bricolage in Portuguese Service Providers: From Challenges to Strategies 2017 by Jessica Lopes, Beatriz Padilla, Simone Castellani and Vera Rodrigues (UPWEB) Project UPWEB explores the multiple approaches that residents living in superdiverse neighbourhoods use to meet their health needs, encompassing the perspectives of service users and providers based on innovative techniques conducted in two … More New UPWEB Working Papers: Portuguese and British Health Service Providers and Practices of Welfare Bricolage