The Sociological Observer has just published its latest series and we are proud to say that HECAT has 4 articles in this issue with publications by Ray Griffin, Aisling Tuite, Zach Roche, and Antoinette Jordan. The sociological observer publishes original research and reflections by scholars… Read More »The Sociological Observer: Rethinking Welfare in the New Normal
Hi everyone, today we are excited to announce the relaunch of our website. We hope the new version is more legible and clear than the old one. This has been in the works for some time, and we are grateful for the patience shown while… Read More »Announcing our Website Relaunch!
We are very excited to announce that the long awaited book – the reformation of welfare is out today (June 15). Buy it from Bristol University Press here at a temporary 20% discount! Blurb Western culture has ‘faith’ in the labour market as a test… Read More »Out Now – 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
On September 3rd espanet (the European Network for Social Policy Analysis) is hosting a series of online seminars for PhD students to network and present their research. See the details below. Combined Streams 3-4: Big data and digitalisation in social and employment services Conveners: Minna… Read More »ESPANet Online Seminar Details
Recently a HECAT researcher, Magnus Paulsen Hansen was featured on the Fully Automated podcast, hosted by Nicolas Kiersey. The topic of discussion: was Foucault seduced by neoliberalism at the end? This has been a contentious subject within Foucault Studies for a long time, and the… Read More »Podcast Highlight – Fully Automated
Today we would like to make our readers aware of a conference planned for May 2021 on the issue of transparency. As the HECAT project involves a detailed study of algorithms and their social impact, it seems an ideal opportunity to talk about “big data”… Read More »Call For Papers – Rethinking Transparency Conference 19-21 May 2021 Copenhagen Business School