The Foundation for International Studies on Social Security (FISS) invites paper proposals for its 24th International Conference to be held on 5-7 June 2017 at the Sigtunahöjden conference centre in Sigtuna, Sweden.
This year's conference will provide an opportunity to reflect on how social security systems are responding to the many challenges they face, including growing inequality, the adverse impacts of poverty in all its dimensions, the equitable treatment of vulnerable groups, the changing nature of work, the aftermath of the financial crisis, and political uncertainty and instability.
Keynote speakers: Philippe Van Parijs - Hoover Chair of Economic and Social Ethics, Catholic University of Louvain; Elsa Fornero - Professor of Economics, University of Turin; Qin Gao - Associate Professor of Social Policy and Social Work, Columbia University; John Hudson - Professor of Social Policy, University of York
FISS welcomes submissions containing the title of the paper, the name(s) and affiliation(s) of author(s) and an Abstract of between 200 and 300 words by 24 March 2017. Submissions should be sent as an email attachment to the FISS Conference organisers at the Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy (University of Antwerp) at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>. Authors will be informed of whether or not their paper has been accepted no later than 21 April 2017.
More information is available at the FISS website.