Call for Papers: Sino-Nordic Workshop on Comparative Welfare Regimes: Governance Innovation and Social Service Provision
June 15, 2018 - 08:00-17:00
A joint workshop with Sino-Nordic Welfare Laboratory, Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, will be organized on 27-28 August 2018 in Beijing, on the topic of “Comparative welfare regimes: Governance Innovation and Social Service Provision”.
The workshop is convened to present and promote comparative research on welfare reforms. Papers are invited on government policy responses to major challenges of demographic change and globalization, with a focus on social service provision, e.g. elderly care, child care (family policy), and health care. Papers can be comparative within or across countries, but must include China and/or one or several Nordic countries. Theoretically-oriented papers on the comparative study of welfare regimes and social policy concepts are also welcome.
Registration deadline: by 15 June 2018, with an abstract of paper/presentation (100-200 words), to Fang Lijie ([email protected]) and Zhang Wenbo ([email protected]). Nordic participants are also asked to inform Stein Kuhnle ([email protected]).