Events: International Seminar

The International Seminars of the European Centre feature top-levels experts on current topics in social policy and welfare states, broadly defined.

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Hildegard Theobald: Care workers with migrant backgrounds in professional long-term care provision in Germany: Patterns of integration and the interaction of policy fields.
17 May 2017, 12:30-14:00

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Hildegard Theobald: Care workers with migrant backgrounds in professional long-term care provision in Germany: Patterns of integration and the interaction of policy fields.
17 May 2017, 12:30-14:00


Stefan Fors: Life-course perspectives on health inequalities in old age
11 January 2017, 12:00-14:30


Éva Fodor: Who works and who doesn't?: The Gender Employment Gap in Central and Eastern Europe
1 February 2017, 12:30-14:00


Bernhard Weicht: Ideal Care - Struggles for and against commodification and individualization in European Care Regimes
24 November 2016, 12:30 - 14:00


Martin Kahanec: The Myths and Veracities of the European Migration Challenge: A case for Labor Migration
8 September 2016, 12:30 - 14:00


Peter Oeij: Workplace Innovation as a Form of Social Innovation in the Workplace
12 July 2016, 16:30 - 18:00


Caroline Glendinning: Care in Crisis: Austerity and Long-term Care in the UK
27 April 2016, 12:30 - 14:00


Margarita León: Explaining transformations of care in European societies: analytical and methodological challenges
22 March 2016, 12:30 - 14:00


Susanne Pernicka, Vera Glassner: Horizontal Europeanization and the double dualization of European societies - the case of labour relations
27 January 2016, 12:30-14:00


Tim Muir: Improving and measuring dementia care in OECD countries
23 February 2016, 12:30-14:00


Christian Boehler: Development of a web-based tool for the assessment of health and economic outcomes of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA)
12 November 2015, 14:00-15:30


Simon Brimblecombe: Climate change and natural resources scarcity: their impact on social security
19 February 2015, 12:30-14:00


Marius Busemeyer: Skills and Inequality - The political economy of education reforms in Western welfare states
16 January 2014


Louis Chauvel: Welfare regimes, birth cohort imbalances and the scarring of the younger generations
13 June 2013


Frank Vandenbroucke: Europe's Social Challenge: Why an ambitious social program is an urgent need for the EU and not a luxury
5 December 2012


Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz & Robert Ivan Gal: The Sustainability of the Austrian and Hungarian Welfare State: An Application of National Transfer Accounts
15 November 2012


Stein Ringen: What Kind of Welfare State Is Emerging in China?
27 September 2012


Ariela Lowenstein: Generational Intelligence
21 September 2012


Lucy Burns: Drug use by older Australians
9 May 2011


Robert Holzmann: Severance Pay Programs across the World: History, Rationale, Status, and Reforms
8 April 2011


Judit Vall Castello: Business Cycle Effects on Labour Force Transitions for Older People in Spain
1 February 2011


Agota Scharle: Child care provision and maternal employment - lessons from Hungary
18 September 2009


Pieter Vanhuysse: Elderly Bias, New Social Risks, and Spending Priorities: Investigating Change and Timing in Eight Programs across Four Worlds of Welfare, 1980-2003
22 July 2009


Achim Goerres: The Political Participation of Older People in Europe: The Greying of Our Democracies
8 October 2008


Markus Tepe: Traveling without Moving? Pension regime change in ageing welfare states
3 October 2008


Michael Förster: Increasing Employment among People with Disability: New Ways of Addressing Partial Work Capacity in OECD Countries
7 July 2008


Herwig Immervoll: Gender Inequalities and the Allocation of Market Work within Households
3 July 2008


Mona Sandbæk: The implementation of children's rights; challenges for future work. Pieter Vanhuysse: Are Mature Welfare States on the Path to the Politics of Gerontocracy? Evidence from 18 OECD Democracies, 1980-2002.
8 May 2008


Andrew Clark: Happiness, Habits and High Rank: Comparisons in Economic and Social Life
25 January 2008


Pieter Vanhuysse: Divide and Pacify - Strategic Social Policies and Political Protests in Post-Communist Democracies
30 November 2007


Robert Laslett: Personal Accounts to Improve Pension Coverage and Adequacy: The UK’s Proposed Pension Reforms and Lessons for other EU Countries
11 June 2007


Johanna Mierendorff: ‘Western Childhood’ and the Welfare State
23 May 2007


Herwig Immervoll: Can Parents Afford to Work?
20 April 2007


John Hills: Pension Reform in the UK: Challenges, choices and progress
2 March 2007


Tania Burchardt: Modelling the Capability to be free of Time and Income Poverty
26 January 2007


Joshua M. Wiener: Quality Assurance Systems for Long-Term Care: An International Perspective
27 June 2006


Robert Holzmann: Pension Reform in Europe: Need and Options for a More Coordinated Reform Approach
8 June 2006

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