At the 2018 conference organized by the Italian Society of Economic Sociology (SISEC), I will be coordinating a session entitled “Between Austerity and Investment: welfare state facing social innovation” with A. Ciarini (University la Sapienza of Rome) and R. Lodigiani (Catholic University of Milan). The session aims at collecting contributions on new trends among welfare states, and, in particular, how process of social innovations might intervene to mitigate process of retrenchment triggered by austerity turn and social investment.

You can find the text of the call in the website of the conference (in Italian), deadline for presenting a paper is October 16th.