Category: Conferences

Virtual ESPAnet Workshop 2022/2023

The Virtual ESPAnet Worksop is an online seminar series in Comparative and European Welfare State Research, hosted by the European Social Policy Network (ESPAnet) and coordinated by Andre’ Walter (Zurich), Cecilia Bruzelius (Tübingen), and Philip Rathgeb (Edinburgh). Our workshop was launched in 2021 to bring together scholars with a common interest in the welfare state …

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Social policy and crises – multiple perspectives ESPAnet Germany doctoral workshop, 16 & 17 March 2023 at WZB Berlin, Germany

WZB

European welfare states are at the center of various crises. In contrast to earlier decades, current crises are often not crises of the welfare state, but rather exogenous developments that affect social policy making and/or need to be addressed by social policy measures. These developments include longer‐term political, demographic and macroeconomic trends, e.g. party system …

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ESPAnet France: Gender and the Welfare State: Understanding, Categorizing and Dealing with Gender (In)equalities

ESPAnet France

In connection with the European network EspaNet, the RT 6 of the French Sociology Association organizes a scientific meeting open to all researchers specializing in the analysis of social protection, social policies and solidarity. Next year’s symposium is devoted to gender in social policies.  Gender analysis of the welfare state has made a significant contribution …

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Call for Pitch Your Book Session (ESPAnet Vienna)

Dear colleagues, During the ESPAnet2022 VIENNA CONFERENCE (14-16 September 2022), we would like to offer participants additional opportunities to present their work. During the Pitch your Book sessions, it will be possible to present a book that is published in 2021 or 2022, or a book that will be published later in 2022.  Each pitch will be allocated 10-15 minutes in a series of pitch sessions that will …

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ReNEW-Nordic ESPAnet workshop for doctoral students and early career researchers: Social Citizenship, Democracy and Sustainability in the Nordic countries –– 26-27 May 2022, University of Iceland (accommodation & workshop participation covered)

Ongoing changes during the aftermath of Covid-19 pandemic in the Nordic welfare states call for a new understanding of social citizenship and solidarity among citizens, communities, and societies, as well as social and citizens groups. The Nordic countries are faced with unprecedented structural transformations in the labour market under the fourth industrial revolution (digitalisation, robotisation, …

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Call for streams, ESPAnet, Vienna 14-16 September 2022

Dear Colleagues, The call for streams for the next ESPAnet conference: Social Policy Change between Path Dependency and Innovation to be held in Vienna 14-16 September 2022 is now online. This is the link: www.espanet-vienna2022.org Deadline is: December 1st 2021 The local organisers, Yuri Kazepov & Ruggero Cefalo, look forward getting your proposals.

Nordic ESPAnet workshop for doctoral students and early career researchers –The Nordic welfare states after COVID

9‐10 December 2021Doctoral students and early career researchers in the social sciences are cordially invited to submit a paper proposal to this workshop organized by the Nordic ESPAnet. Call for abstracts/papersThe COVID‐19 pandemic hit the Nordic countries to varying degrees, and the responses also differed. Like in many other European countries, lock‐down measures of different …

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CfP: 6th Doctoral Workshop: Stability and Sustainability of Active Labour Market Policies in Times of Crises: National and International Comparisons (September 20th-21st, 2021, online)

The coronavirus pandemic is one of the most challenging social crises of modern welfare states. However, it is only one of the crises that welfare states have been confronted with since the turn of the millennium (e.g., the so-called refugee crisis and the euro crisis). It seems that different crises have resulted in different mechanisms …

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Espanet2021 – Call for Papers and Opening Registration

This is a call for papers for the ESPAnet 2021 Online conference. Additionally, we would like to inform you that the conference registration has now opened. Abstract submissionTo submit an abstract of a paper that you wish to present, please create an account in the conference management tool and upload your abstract by indicating the …

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4th Social Policy Research Conference – ESPAnet Austria ‐ April 8-9 2021 – CALL FOR PAPERS

4th Social Policy Research Conference, Version 4.1 ESPAnet Austria ‐ CALL FOR PAPERS 08‐09 April 2021, University of Graz We would like to invite you to the upcoming Research Conference of ESPAnet Austria ‐ the network of social policy researchers in Austria. Although social policy issues feature strongly in the public discourse, scientific exchange based on research and …

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