Seminars & Conferences

‘Thematic’ or ‘expert’ seminars and conferences are events organised either solely by ESPAnet or ESPAnet National Associations, and often jointly by ESPAnet and another organisation or network. Seminars and conferences tend to be devoted to a particular topic, theoretical perspective or methodological issue. Often based on invitations to speakers and discussants seminar organisers are generally open to additional participants interested in the seminar’s theme.




International conference 5 April 2017 in Utrecht (the Netherlands) Barriers to Family Diversity? Policies, Practices and Challenges Organised by bEUcitizen (Utrecht University) and the European Social Policy Analysis Network (ESPANet) This interdisciplinary one-day conference brings together scholars, policymakers and practitioners interested in family diversity – its causes, its consequences, and the policy challenges it creates …

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Past Seminars

6th REPS (ESPAnet Spain) conference 16-17 February 2017, Sevilla Spain The conference theme is “Dealing with the future. Towards a new agreement on Welfare.” More information about the conference at:                                                                              Note: the conference webpage is in Spanish. —- 9th ESPAnet Italy Conference 22-24 Sept. 2016, The University of Macerata, Italy The Conference Welfare Models and Models of Capitalism. The …

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