TransJudFare Journal of European Public Policy Special Issue “Free Movement and Non-discrimination in an Unequal Union”

Special Issue edited by Susanne K. Schmidt, Michael Blauberger and Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen The European Union’s fundamental principles of free movement of persons and non-discrimination challenge the traditional closure of the welfare state. Whereas this appeared largely unproblematic before Eastern enlargement, the increased heterogeneity in economic development and welfare provision among EU Member States has … More TransJudFare Journal of European Public Policy Special Issue “Free Movement and Non-discrimination in an Unequal Union”

Are EU Free Movement and the National Welfare State Compatible? TransJudFare Researchers Dorte S. Martinsen and Benjamin Werner provide evidence from Denmark and Germany

“Some scholarly literature and public debates have characterized the EU free movement system with its extensive mobility and non-discrimination rules as corrosive to the nationally organized welfare state, which will become a ‘magnet’ for the European poor. In their recent paper Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen and Benjamin Werner from the TransJudFare project examined how the German … More Are EU Free Movement and the National Welfare State Compatible? TransJudFare Researchers Dorte S. Martinsen and Benjamin Werner provide evidence from Denmark and Germany

Retrospect: The Welfare State Futures Final Conference, 24 – 25 May 2018, Florence, Italy

The Final Conference of the Welfare State Futures programme took place last week at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, one of the leading research institutions in the areas of European studies and policy research. One hundred and forty-one researchers and stakeholders from all over Europe attended the cross-disciplinary conference to debate current challenges … More Retrospect: The Welfare State Futures Final Conference, 24 – 25 May 2018, Florence, Italy

WSF Researchers at the 25th International Conference of Europeanists, 28 – 30 March 2018, Chicago (USA)

Next week, the 25th International Conference of Europeanists, takes place in Chicago, Illinois, USA. From 28 – 30 March 2018, researchers will be discussing the dimensions and dynamics of the nexus between existing and emergent (im)mobilities, values, and citizenship of under the motto “Europe and the World: Mobilities, Values and Citizenship”. Several WSF researchers from the … More WSF Researchers at the 25th International Conference of Europeanists, 28 – 30 March 2018, Chicago (USA)

Unemployment Provisions for Self-employed EU Citizens: A European Law Blog Commentary on the Gusa Case

by Dion Kramer (TransJudFare) The WSF research project TransJudFare studies the impact of the European Court of Justice on national welfare policies. As part of this, the Amsterdam team of TransJudFare regularly publishes blog posts commenting on legal developments in the field of EU free movement law. Especially now with Brexit looming and the prospect … More Unemployment Provisions for Self-employed EU Citizens: A European Law Blog Commentary on the Gusa Case