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In these pages you will find information on NordWel’s events.

Events 2007-2013

Conference: The Meaning of the Welfare State
Stockholm University, December 12, 2013
Organized by NCoE NordWel and Stockholm University

PhD Course: Analyzing Welfare Institutions, Policies and Politics in China and the Nordic Countries
Nordic Centre, Fudan University, Shanghai, 17-21 October 2013
Organized by Sino-Nordic Welfare Research Network

NordWel and REASSESS Joint Summer School: State, Society & Citizen – Cross- Disciplinary Perspectives on Welfare State Development
Reykjavik, 15 – 20 August 2013

Conference: Shifting to Post-Crisis Welfare States in Europe? Long and Short Term Perspectives (organized by the Nordic Centre of Excellences NordWel and REASSESS)
Berlin, 4 – June 2013

Inequalities and Gendering Welfare Policies. Past, Present and Future Perspectives
Åbo Akademi, Turku, 10 – 11 December, 2012

Cold War and the Welfare State, seminar
Oslo, 11 – 13 November 2012

Session in the 37th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association
Vancouver, British Columbia, 1-4 November, 2012

Key Concepts seminar
Rome, 26 – 28 September 2012

NordWel and REASSESS Joint Summer School:State, Society & Citizen – Cross- and Multi-disciplinary Perspectives on Welfare State Development
Helsinki, 12 -17 August, 2012

Conference: Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on Welfare State Development
Odense, 14-16 June 2012

Research Training Seminar: The 7th Concepta Research Training Seminar. International Research School in Conceptual History and Political Thought
University of Málaga, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Sala de Juntas, 11–12 June 2012

Seminar: SNoW II, Sino-Nordic seminar on Welfare
Helsinki, 4-5 June

The History of the Welfare State in the Northern Europe, session in the European Social Science History Conference
Glasgow, 11 – 14  April 2012

Cleavages, seminar in cooperation with Sciences Po, Paris
Paris, 9 -11 March 2012

Changing meanings of (un)employment 
Helsinki 27-28 February

The Historian in Society. Seminar on the new book by Jorma Kalela, Making History: The Historian and Uses of the Past (Palgrave Macmillan 2012).
Helsinki, 6 February 2012

Workshop: Towards a Social Investment Welfare State?
Stockholm, 18 November 2011

The Nordic Model in the World of Models, paper session, Social Science History Association’s Annual Conference 2011,
Boston, Massachusetts, 17-20 November 2011

Book launch: Suszycki, Andrzej Marcin (ed.) Welfare Citizenship and Welfare Nationalism, NordWel Studies in Historical Welfare State Research 2,
University of Helsinki, 28 October 2011

Migration, Institutions and Welfare States – Negotiating Practices of Inclusion and Exclusion
University of Southern Denmark, Odense, 27 October 2011

All Well in the Welfare state? Mental wellbeing and the politics of happiness
University of Helsinki, 24 – 25 October 2011

Workshop: Schooling, Education and Citizenship – The Making of the Nordic Welfare States
Jyväskylä, 18 October 2011

Seminar: Individualization and the Delivery of Welfare Services
Helsinki, 20 October 2011

Public Spaces for Nordic and Italian Progressives
Rome 30 September 2011

The Welfare State and Beyond: New research on religion, co-operation and the welfare state
University of Jyväskylä, 30 August 2011

NordWel Summer School: State, Society & Citizen – Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on Welfare State Development
Sigtuna, 21-26 August 2011

Intervention and Deprivation – Long-Run Perspectives on Policy and Poverty
A symposium at the University of Helsinki, 8 – 9 June 2011.

Abuse, Misuse or Just Use? Methodological Reflections on How Social Scientists Use History in their Explanatory Statements, Council for European Studies.
Eighteenth International Conference of Europeanists. Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI), Barcelona, 20-22 June 2011.

Crisis and Renewal Conference
Reykjavik, 2-3 June 2011

Towards a New Political History II: The Role of Ideas
Seminar at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense, 18 – 19 May 2011, Call for Papers

Inclusions and Exclusions – Crossing Borders of the Welfare State
A seminar on the relationship between welfare states and immigration, University of Helsinki, 11 May 2011.

Regulating Welfare Capitalism: Historical and Global Perspectives
European Congress of World and Global History (ENIUGH), London School of Economics and Political Science, 14-17 April 2011.

Multiculturalism and Nordic Welfare States
PhD Course at the Aalborg University, 21 – 23 March 2011, further information

Key Concepts seminar
Villa Lante, Rooma, 7-8 March 2011

NordWel workshop: Religion and the Nordic Welfare State
University of Jyväskylä, 6 September 2010

Joint NordWel and REASSESS International Summer School: State, Society & Citizen – Cross- and Multi-disciplinary Perspectives on Welfare State Development
University of Southern Denmark, Odense, 15-20 August 2010

Conceptions of Rural Welfare – the “Social Question” and Land Reforms in Finland and Sweden
University of Jyväskylä, 27 May 2010

European Social Science History Conference
Ghent, Belgium, 13 – 16 April 2009. NordWel will co-organise a session.

Model Marketing
University of Helsinki, 15 March 2010

Key Concepts in the Nordic Welfare: Transnational and moving key concepts
Villa Lante, Rome, 10  – 12 January 2010

The Use of History in Welfare State Research
Stockholm University, 4 December 2009

Making of Common Interest
University of Helsinki/Finnish Centre for Pensions, 30 November 2009

New reproductive technologies and family policies in the Nordic welfare states
Copenhagen University, 26-27 November 2009

Migration and Labour Market
University of Helsinki, 23 November 2009

Visions of the Welfare State: Nordic and United States Perspectives , seminar, Woodrow Wilson International Institute
Washington, 16 November 2009

34th Annual SSHA Meeting (Social Science History Association), Long Beach, CA, USA, 12-15 November 2009, NordWel hosts session “Concepts of the Welfare State, Past and Present”,13 November 2009

Changes in the collective agreement system
University of Helsinki/SAK, 2 November 2009

Bringing the Post-War “Grand Narratives” together: the Cold War and the Welfare State, session chaired by Johanna Rainio-Niemi/NordWel
The 9th annual Aleksanteri Conference COLD WAR INTERACTIONS RECONSIDERED, University of Helsinki, Finland, 29–31 October 2009

Migration management &  Integration Policies – Immigrants’ inclusion in different welfare state regimes
University of Roskilde, October 4-5, 2009
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“An American Dilemma”? Race/Ethnicity and welfare states in the U.S and the Nordic countries
University of Southern Denmark, Odense, 1-3 October 2009
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Image of Sweden: The Hegenomy of Sweden in Norden and Beyond
University of Helsinki, 22 September 2009

The Welfare State in Capitalism – Revisited, session in WEHC, Utrecht 3-7 August 2009
Utrecht, 6 August 2009

Private insurance and social welfare: technologies, norms and practices in Sweden and Finland.
Workshop, Stockholm, 23 June 2009

Labour Markets and Welfare States. The Nordic Model in Comparative and Transnational Historical Perspectives (Conference)
Stockholm, 13-15 May 2009
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What future for social investment? (Conference)
Stockholm, 7-8 May 2009
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Co-operatives and “the social question” – ideology, networks and organizing (Workshop)
Turku 28 April 2009
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Lutheranism and Welfare in Norden in Comparison (seminar)
Helsinki 17 April 2009
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European ideas and action, their impacts on social and health policy, and on the Nordic and other European Models (Research seminar)
Stockholm, 26-27 March 2009
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The Political Economy of Welfare: Labour Markets, Family and Globalisation
University of Iceland, Reykjavik, 26-27 March 2009
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Americanisation of European Social Science and Welfare Policies
University of Southern Denmark, 20 March 2009
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Karakterisera för att förstå -klassificering, normer och socialpolitik. Minnesseminar av historiker Anders Berge.
University of Stockholm, 11 March 2009.
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Imagining Scandinavia. “Välfärdsstaten i kulturen – Kulturen i välfärsstaten”

University of Copenhagen, 20 February 2009
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Modernhistoria, samtidshistoria, “framtidshistoria”: ämnesidentitet och ämnesgränser
Institutet för Framtidsstudier,  12 February 2009
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The limits of Nordic Welfare Universalism
Espoo, 23-24 January 2009
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Key Concepts in the Nordic Welfare: ‘Welfare, welfare state, welfare society’
28-29 November 2008, Berlin
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Citizenship, collective identity & welfare state nationalism
Syddansk Universitet, Odense, 18 November 2008

The American Way and the Nordic Model: Reflections on the Marshall Plan.
Syddansk Universitet, Odense, 22 October 2008
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Velferd, etnisitet og reproduksjon i Norden
NTNU, Trondheim, 20-21 October 2008
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Normative begrundelser for de nordiske velfærdsstater før og nu
Syddansk Universitet, Odense, 16-17 October 2008
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Religion, Lutheranism and the Nordic Model of Welfare
Åbo Akademi University, Turku, 6–7 October 2008
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The National Welfare State. Citizenship and Democracy in the Nordic Countries
Institute for Futures Studies, Stockholm, 3-4 October, 2008
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Workfare policies and welfare state legitimacy
Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, Bergen, 11-12 September 2008
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Economic Citizenship Rights. The Unconditional Basic Income and Related Schemes of Distributional Justice
University of Helsinki, 26 August 2008
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National and Transnational Notions of “The Social”
University of Helsinki, 21 August 2008
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Historical and Social Scientific Perspectives on Nordic Pension Reform
Oslo, Munthesgate 31, 17 June 2008
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Velfærdsstatens eksperter. Viden, eksperter og nordisk velfærdspolitik
Kiviks Hotell, Kivik, Österlen, 12-13 June 2008
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Health Care and Social Interests – Historical perspectives to the Nordic Welfare State
University of Helsinki, 21 April 2008
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Äktenskap – historiskt och tvärkulturellt
Stiftsgården Åkersberg i Höör, 15 – 16 februari 2008
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Key Concepts in Nordic Welfare: Rights and duties
The first Key Concept seminar was arranged in the Finnish Institute in Rome, Villa Lante, in 10-12 January 2008. Theme of the seminar was “Rights and duties/Rettigheder og plikter”.
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Kick-off conference Getting beyond the Nordic Welfare Model
The Nordic Centre of Excellence “The Nordic Welfare State – Historical Foundations and Future Challenges” held its kick-off conference Getting beyond the Nordic Welfare Model in Helsinki August 22–24, 2007.
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