Villa Vigoni 2019

14th Conference “Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe”
Weakening Social Cohesion in Europe? Indicators, Analysis and Policy Implications

Villa Vigoni Conference, October 14-16, 2019

Programme                                                                                                  Back to all conferences

Monday, October 14
Afternoon   Arrival of participants  
19:00   Reception & Dinner. Welcome by Dr. Christiane Liermann, Secretary General of Villa Vigoni  
Tuesday, October 15
9:00 – 10:45 Session I.    Chair: Heinz-Herbert Noll (formerly GESIS, Mannheim)
  Heinz-Herbert Noll  Welcome and Introduction to the Conference Presentation
  Jan Delhey (Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg) Social cohesion in EU countries: trends, cross-national differences, and vulnerable groups Presentation
  Christoph Klavehn (European Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin) Europe’s cohesion challenge: lessons from the EU Cohesion Monitor Presentation
  Claire Wallace (University of Aberdeen) and Christian Haerpfer (University of Vienna) The collapse of social cohesion in Europe? Evidence from the World Values Survey Presentation
10:45 – 11:15   Coffee Break  
11:15 – 12:45 Session II. Chair: Christian Suter (University Neuchatel)
  Tadas Leoncikas and Massimiliano Mascherini (Eurofound, Dublin) Underlying resources for trust: Social insecurities and trust in national institutions Presentation
  Eduardo Bericat (University of Seville) The Emotional Dimension of Social Cohesion: Emotional cohesion and the European Union Presentation
    General discussion  
13:00   Lunch  
14:15 – 15:45 Session III. Chair: Carla Collicelli (CNR, Rome)
  Reinhold Sackmann and Oliver Winkler (Martin-Luther-University, Halle-Wittenberg) Measuring Cohesion: New Instruments for Regional Monitoring Presentation
  Sakari Karvonen and Laura Kestilä (National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki) Social cohesion and level of urbanization - the case of Finland Presentation
  Oliver Nahkur (University of Tartu) Is social cohesion really weakening in Europe? Societal Index of Interpersonal Destructiveness Across Time and European societies Presentation
15:45 – 16:15   Coffee Break  
16:15 – 18:00 Session IV. Chair: Tadas Leoncikas (Eurofound, Dublin)
  Adele Bianco (University of Chieti-Pescara) Our common future: Young people perspectives as a chance for social cohesion and Europe Presentation
  Philipp Poppitz (University of Oldenburg) Multidimensional inequality and divergence: the euro area crisis in retrospect Presentation
  Zsombor Cseres-Gergely and Virmantas Kvedaras (European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Ispra) Change and convergence of income distributions in the European Union during 2007-2014 Presentation
  István Toth (Tarki, Budapest) The Hungarian Social Report 2019 Presentation
19:30   Dinner  
Wednesday, October 16
9:15 – 10:15

Session V.   Chair: Peter Farago (formerly FORS, Lausanne)
Recent Developments in European Social Monitoring and Reporting

  Stefan Vogtenhuber et al. (Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna) One step forward two steps back? Measuring Social Progress in the Quality of Work between 2005 and 2015 Presentation
  Jeroen Boelhouwer (SCP, The Hague) The Social State of the Netherlands Presentation
10:15 – 11:15

Session VI.   Chair: István Toth  (Tárki, Budapest)  
Integrating Research Infrastructures for European Expertise on Inclusive Growth From Data to Policy                                                                                                                                      Presentation

  András Gábos (Tarki, Budapest) The principles and practice of the Integrated Poverty and Living Conditions Indicator System (IPOLIS) Presentation
  Stephanie Steinmetz (University of Amsterdam) Collecting data on wages and working conditions in more than 90 countries: Presentation
11:15 – 11:45   Coffee Break  
11:45 – 12:45   Business Meeting    Chair: Heinz-Herbert Noll (formerly GESIS)  
    Future Plans  
13:00   Lunch and Departure