REASSESS Final International conference

REASSESS – Nordic Centre of Excellence Reassessing the Nordic Welfare Model had its final conference in Oslo, 21-22 August. Five years of extensive collaboration came to an end with an excellent conference bringing Nordic scholars together with colleagues from abroad.

I organised a launch of the book  “Changing Social Equality: The Nordic welfare model in the 21st century” with this program:

  • Welcome by Joakim Palme
  • Transformation of the Nordic welfare model? by Jon Kvist
  • Equality in the social service state by Gabrielle Meagher and Marta Szebehely
  • Rich and poor people in Scandinavia by Johan Fritzell
  • Labour market transitions, unemployment protection and poverty in the EU by Olli Kangas
  • Panel discussion with moderator Joakim Palme

 For more details on the network see and on the book see