International symposium: Seeking and Seizing - the Nordic Way?

Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö Sosiaali- ja terveysministeriö Työ- ja elinkeinoministeriö

Aika: to 2.11. klo 9.15–pe 3.11. klo 13.00

Topics such as financing of welfare, political disaffection and welfare state legitimacy, the reciprocal relationship between work and welfare, and gender equality will be analysed. The symposium is part of the "Norden 2020" priority project.

 

2 - 3 November 2017

at the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)

Mannerheimintie 166, Helsinki, Finland

#norden2020

 

Registration

Please register:  https://www.webropolsurveys.com/S/7757500ADA1EA90A.par

Participation is free of charge

 

Language

The symposium will be held in English without translation

 

Further information

Project Planner Mia Mäkinen

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

norden2020@stm.fi, +358 295 163 075

egistration

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PROGRAMME

 

Thursday, 2 November

 

9.15 – Registration and networking over a cup of morning coffee

 

10.00 Welcome remarks

Moderator, Norden 2020 Project Leader Kirsi-Marja Lehtelä,

National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland

 

10.15 Neoliberal relations of poverty: the welfare state under assault

Professor Sanford F. Schram, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center, New York, USA

 

11.30 Invited commentary:

Doctoral Student Joel Kaitila, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

 

11.45 Discussion

 

12.15 Lunch

Location: cafeteria of the National Institute for Health and Welfare

 

13.15 Gender and Nordic welfare viability in the financial crisis of 2007-2008

Member of Parliament Eygló Harðardóttir, Progressive Party, Iceland

 

14.00 Invited commentary: Professor Emeritus Anita Nyberg, Stockholm University, Sweden

 

14.15 Coffee break

 

14.45 Is there a Nordic Humanism?

Research Professor Nina Witoszek, Centre for Development and the Environment, Oslo University, Norway

 

15.30 Invited commentary: Researcher Stefan Nygård, University of Helsinki, Finland

 

15.45 Discussion

 

16.15 Wrap-up

Moderator Kirsi-Marja Lehtelä

 

16.30 End of day one

 

18.00 Symposium dinner

Location: City Hall Restaurant, Sofiankatu 1, inner courtyard

 

Friday, 3 November

 

09.00 Opening words

Moderator Kirsi-Marja Lehtelä

 

09.15 Civilizing business enterprises in the search for a new Nordic growth

and development model

Professor Emeritus Peer Hull Kristensen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

 

10.30 Invited commentary: Docent Johan Strang, University of Helsinki, Finland

 

10.45 Discussion

 

11.10 Coffee break

 

11.40 The Relational Nordic Welfare State

Professor Emeritus Sakari Hänninen, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland

 

12.25 Invited commentary: Adjunct Professor Meri Koivusalo,

National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland

 

12.40 Closing comments

Director Liisa-Maria Voipio-Pulkki, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health,

Finland, and Chair of the Norden 2020 priority project

 

13.00 The symposium ends

 

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