ESPAnet Conference 2018 - "Transformation of European welfare systems: challenges, problems and future prospects"
30 agosto 2018

The 2018 annual conference of the ESPAnet "Transformation of European welfare systems: challenges, problems and future prospects" will be held (from 30 of August to 1 of September 2018) in Vilnius, hosted by the Vilnius University, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of Sociology and Social Work. It will be an exciting opportunity to discuss the challenges, problems and future prospects of European welfare systems at a time of great political, economic and environmental uncertainties in the globalized world. 

The organising committee for the 16th ESPAnet Annual Conference invites expressions of interest from colleagues willing to act as stream convenors. The deadline for stream proposals is 15 of December 2017.

Individual expressions of interest should fit on one page. They should include:
1. A stream title with an indication which stream theme it is directed at or whether the suggestion arises outside of the list.
2. A short description of the stream’s theme, including a description of the topics and/or types of papers that would be expected (max 300 words). We encourage descriptions of proposed themes which make explicit links to the topic of the conference and to the overall objectives of ESPAnet (see
3. Full contact details of the stream convenor/s (with a maximum of two convenors per stream): Name/s, affiliation, postal address, phone number, e-mail.

Please send your expression of interest by 15 of December 2017 to the following e-mail address:
The local organising committee will send out information about accepted proposals by 7 of January 2018.

ESPAnet 2018 Vilnius website