Programme

Preconference for the doctoral students, at the University of Helsinki 13th March

14th March, Thursday

10:00 Registration, University of Helsinki, Main Building

12:00, Plenary session I:

Chair: Professor Helena Blomberg-Kroll, Svenska social- och kommunalhögskolan, University of Helsinki

Opening session:

Opening speech:

Professor Helena Blomberg-Kroll, Svenska social- och kommunalhögskolan, University of Helsinki

Social Policy for 110 years:

Professor Liisa Häikiö, University of Tampere, chair of the Social Policy Association in Finland

Nordic Welfare Research: Where do we come from, Where are we going:

Professor Bjørn Hvinden, NOVA - Oslo Metropolitan University

Professor of Political History, Pauli Kettunen, University of Helsinki

13:30-15:00
Paper session I

Coffee break

15:30-17:00
Paper session II

17:30, Plenary Session II:

Chair: Professor Liisa Häikiö, University of Tampere

European solidarity: Citizens' participation in ensuring welfare in our societies:

Professor Marta Soler-Gallart, University of Barcelona

Conference dinner: Restaurant Sunn (Senate Square)

15th March, Friday

9:15-10:45
Paper session III

11:00-12:30
Paper session IV

Lunch break

13:30–15:00, Plenary III:

Chair: Docent, Head of Department Susan Kuivalainen, Finnish Centre for Pensions

Panel: The Nordic welfare states in the changing Europe – divergences and similarities         

Professor Guðný Björk Eydal, University of Iceland

Professor Caroline de la Porte, Copenhagen Business School

Associate professor Rune Halvorsen, Oslo Metropolitan University

Professor Kenneth Nelson, Stockholm University                                

Closing the conference