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Sino-Nordic Welfare Research Network (SNoW)

Nordic and Chinese networking and collaboration

The Sino-Nordic Welfare Research Network (SNoW) was established in 2011. The main aims of SNoW are:

  • Strengthen Sino-Nordic collaboration in welfare research and higher education
  • Strengthen networking through publication of an electronic newsletter
  • Strengthen competence-building and joint research interests through organization of PhD courses and seminars/conferences
  • Strengthen networking through mutual exchange of scholars for shorter periods
  • Strengthen the Nordic Centre at Fudan University, which serves as the organizational and administrative hub for all activities in China
  • Increase the visibility of the Nordic welfare state experience in China

The project is presented at:

http://www.uib.no/en/snow

Researchers on the project

The project is directed by Professor Stein Kuhnle, Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen,

Members of the core steering group:

  • Pauli Kettunen, Helsinki University,
  • Åsa Lundqvist, Lund University
  • Klaus Petersen, University of Southern Denmark