April 1, University of Massachusetts-Amherst: Natascha van der Zwan will be presenting her co-authored paper with Philipp Golka “Experts versus representatives? Financialized Valuation and Institutional Change in Pension Governance” during the “Financialization and the Social Economy” workshop.  

June 29 – July 1, Council for European Studies conference: The DEEPEN team will be presenting its first research findings from the project on the “Financial Governance of Funded Pension Schemes” panel in the political economy and welfare research stream. Presentations by Karen Anderson, Hayley James, Juan Fernandez, Tobias Wiss, Thomas Mayer, Philipp Golka and Natascha van der Zwan.

July 9-11, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Conference: The DEEPEN team will present several papers, related to the project. Karen Anderson and Hayley James will be presenting their paper “The development of tax-free lump sums on retirement in the UK and Ireland”. Juan Fernandez, Karen Anderson and Tobias Wiss are presenting their paper “When is the pension issue salient? A cross-national analysis of 28 European countries, 2002-2022”. Finally, Philipp Golka and Natascha van der Zwan will be presenting their paper “Asset Owners and Financialization: Exploring Professional Dynamics in the Governance of Pension Funds”. More information can be found here

September 22-24, NORFACE Governance mid-term conference