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Justifying Welfare

Magnus Paulsen Hansen – in conversation with Fiona Dukelow and Michael McGann – March 25th – 10:00 GMT Abstract: In 2019, I published a book (The moral economy of activation) on justification of activation reforms in Denmark and France. The book used concepts from the… Read More »Justifying Welfare

The Reformation of Welfare

Ray Griffin and Tom Boland – March 23rd – 10:00 GMT Abstract: Contemporary states incessantly pursue welfare reform:  This talk traces how welfare has been conceptualised from early twentieth century models of social insurance, through the ILO definition of unemployment to the post-war welfare state,… Read More »The Reformation of Welfare

Economic Theology: Governance

Mitchell Dean – March 11th – 10:00 GMT Abstract: Foucault and Agamben in the present– Governmentality, economic theology and political theology as paradigms and analytical strategies – Methodological orientations, e.g. signature, arche, genealogy – Institutional and conceptual economic theology – The ordeal (l’épreuve): personal, economic, governmental… Read More »Economic Theology: Governance

E&S 2021 Kickoff and Follow-up

Lynne Layton and Nidesh Lawtoo – February 23rd 2021 – 16:00 GMT Abstract: Theme 1: Ideas Lying Around  Date: February 23rd Presented in collaboration with Deep Institutional Innovation for Sustainability (DIIS). “Only a crisis – actual or perceived – produces real change. When that crisis occurs,… Read More »E&S 2021 Kickoff and Follow-up