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.

Nathan Lillie: Posted workers’ rights and transnational cooperation among labour inspection agencies in Europe
17 January 2018, 14:00-16:00

Matthias Wismar: Cross-border mobility of health professionals: managing trade-offs between efficiency and ethics
20 June 2017, 12:30-14:00

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