[H-verkko] Berliini, Shifting to Post-Crisis Welfare States in Europe? – Long Term and Short Term Perspectives

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Shifting to Post-Crisis Welfare States in Europe? – Long Term and Short Term

Saksa, Berliini
21.12.2012 – 10.2.2013
4.6.2013 – 5.6.2013

First Call for Papers:
 Shifting to Post-Crisis Welfare States in Europe? – Long Term and Short Term
 International conference, Berlin, June 4 – 5, 2013
 Welfare states develop, change and adapt to changing circumstances. Long-term
incremental transformations, short-term ruptures and crises have been
intertwined in the making and changing of welfare states. Over the last five
years welfare states have been hit by a severe financial crisis. Its effects are
in various ways related to structural changes associated with globalization,
immigration, generational structures, and old and new social risks. The
financial  crisis has demonstrated international interdependencies and 
 made the problems concerning the democratic legitimacy of national welfare
states and European integration visible.
 Against this background the conference Shifting to Post-Crisis Welfare States
in Europe? – Long Term and Short Term Perspectives brings together
distinguished academics from across the world to discuss whether we are going
through a tough time – as a phase in the normal development and adaptation of
welfare states – or whether we are facing a complete 
 transformation or even a decline of the welfare state as we know it.
 The conference takes place in Berlin June 4 – 5, 2013. The format of the
conference is a combination of plenary keynotes given by some of the most
central welfare researchers of today and paper sessions where the work of
well-established researchers, post-doctoral researchers and PhD students are
discussed. We open up for papers on a variety of topics related to the long- and
short-term transformations of welfare states:
 • Current crisis and its background, response and experience across Europe
 • Relationships between trust, legitimacy and the welfare state
 • Poverty and social exclusion in times of crisis
 • Public pensions in hard times
 • Immigration and the welfare state
 • Changing demography, care and gender relations
 • Challenges of comparative welfare state research
 • The politics of social policy – old and new actors
 • Social policy concepts, classifications and language
 • Life courses, intergenerational and gender relations interacting  with
welfare policies
 • Crises and restructuring of labour markets
 • EU: the problem or the solution of the welfare state in crisis
 Venue: The Nordic Embassies, Rauchstr. 1, D-10787 Berlin
 For participation please send an abstract to coordinator Heidi Haggrén     

 (heidi.haggren at helsinki.fi) by February 10, 2013. Abstracts  should be about
200 words and sent as a Word or PDF attachment.  Successful applicants will be
informed by March 1, 2013. Deadline for  full papers is May 10, 2013.
 Participation in the conference is free of charge. A limited number of travel
grants will be available.
 For further information please contact coordinator Heidi Haggrén      
 (heidi.haggren at helsinki.fi).
 Conference website: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/nord-wel/iwec2013/
 The conference takes place at the closing phase of the Nordic Centre of
 Programme on Welfare Research funded by NordForsk and is  organized in
 between NordForsk and the two Centres of  Excellence NordWel and REASSESS.
 NordForsk, http://www.nordforsk.org
 NordWel, The Nordic Welfare State – Historical Foundations and Future     
 REASSESS, Reassessing the Nordic Welfare Model, http://www.reassess.no

Tiedustelut: Heidi Haggrén (heidi.haggren at helsinki.fi), puhelin 09-191 2458
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