Cеминар «Nordic welfare model and social innovations – comparative perspective»

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Cеминар «Nordic welfare model and social innovations – comparative perspective»
13:00 to 18:00
05-10-16

Seminar on Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Full day academic seminar «Nordic welfare model and social innovations — comparative perspective» will take place at The Finnish Institute in Saint Petersburg during the Nordic weeks. The working language will be english.
Nordic welfare model and social innovations – comparative perspective

13.00 – 13.15 Coffee and welcome, Elina Kahla, Director, Finnish Institute in St. Petersburg

13.15 Introductory words, Markku Kivinen, Chair, Professor, Finnish Centre Finnish Center of Excellence in Russian Studies, Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki

13.45 “Current Trends of Russian Family and Child Welfare Policies — Similarities and Differences in International Perspective”, Meri Kulmala, Postdoctoral Researcher, D.Soc.Sc, Finnish Centre Finnish Center of Excellence in Russian Studies, Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki

14.15 “Equality is good for all – some examples of Nordic welfare practice” Simo Mannila, Senior Expert, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland

14.45 “The Nordic (Welfare)  Model”

Stein Kuhnle, Professor, Department of Comparative politics, University of Bergen, Norway

15.15 ”History of the Danish Model”,  Niels Finn Christiansen, historian, Denmark

15.45 “Divergent interests and virtuous circles in the Nordic model”, Pauli Kettunen

Professor, Department of Political and Economic Studies, Political History, University of Helsinki

16.15 Coffee break

16.30 – 17.00 «The concept of social innovations create great interest in many countries», Vappu & Ilkka Taipale

17.00 – 18.00 Final discussion

Place: The Finnish Institute, B. Konyushennaya, 8  (Dom Finlyandii), 3rd fl.

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