Haus der Wissenschaft
Sandstr. 4/5
28195 Bremen
SoSe 2024

The Summer School is organised by the Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1342 Global Dynamics of Social Policy (University of Bremen).

Welfare states can be studied with a number of theoretical and methodological approaches, from various chronological perspectives and with a focus on different empirical phenomena and localities. The NordWel summer school aims to stimulate discussions across disciplines and foster innovative cross-disciplinary research on the development of welfare states over time and in a global context. The summer school brings together PhD students and well-established international scholars in scientific exchange.

We invite PhD students from different disciplinary backgrounds to participate in the discussion on the development of welfare states, their preconditions, present status, and how we ought to study them. PhD students present their papers in parallel sessions and get feedback from senior scholars and junior colleagues.

Keynote speakers and discussants include Daniel Béland (McGill University), Patrick Emmenegger (University of St. Gallen), Alexandra Kaasch (University of Bielefeld), Marianne Ulriksen (University of Southern Denmark), Lutz Leisering (University of Bielefeld), Carina Schmitt (University of Bamberg), Klaus Petersen (University of Southern Denmark), Pauli Kettunen (University of Helsinki) and Åsa Lundqvist (Lund University) and Herbert Obinger (University of Bremen).