Recent activities

June 14-16, 2012  (conference organization)

International NordWel Conference – Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Welfare State Development, University of Southern Denmark, Odense

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April 2-5, 2012 (guest lecturer)

Guest lecturer at the University of Lucerne (seminar 30 h) on ‘Varieties of Capitalism’


May 25-26, 2011 (organizer)

Second Comparative Methodology Workshop at the University of Southern Denmark (organized together with Jon Kvist)


May 12-13, 2011 (senior participant in doctoral workshop, lecture & discussion of Ph.D. projects)

ESPAnet RECWOWE doctoral workshop, Lausanne, on ‘Adapting European Welfare States to the Emergence of New Social Risks’


March 25, 2011 (organizer and discussant)

Polforsk Doctoral workshop on labour market policy reform (organized with Johan Bo Davidsson).


November 18, 2010 (organizer/chair):

Research seminar at the University of Southern Denmark with Theda Skocpol (Harvard University), Jens Alber (Social Science Center Berlin) and Martin Seeleib-Kaiser (University of Oxford).

Topic: “‘Still Unlike, But Not That Different’ Recent Trends in the Development of the Welfare State in Europe and America”


August 15-20, 2010 (organization, plenary lecture, chair, discussant)

Joint NordWel and REASSESS International Summer School 2010: State, Society and Citizen: Cross- and Multi-disciplinary Perspectives on Welfare State Development (with Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Cathie Jo Martin, Gerhard A. Ritter, Julia Lynch, Bernhard Ebbinghaus, Joakim Palme, Philip Manow and many others).