May 21, 2021

Impacts of COVID-19 in Europe: perspectives from the social sciences



Welcome - 9am

Rocco Friebel (LSE)

Governance of the COVID-19 response in the European Union: critical perspectives 9.15am - 10am

Christos Stylianides (European Commissioner for Human Aid & Crises Management, 2014-2019)

Protecting mental and physical health in Europe during COVID and beyond - 10.15am - 11.15am

Author(s): Hans Dubois,  Tadas Leoncikas & Sanna Nivakoski (Eurofound)

Discussant: Valerie Moran (Luxembourg Institute of Health)

Coping with Corona: Hospital care structures and capacity expansion in five countries - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Author(s): Mirella Cacace (Katholische Hochschule Freiburg), Jan Böcken (Bertelsmann Stiftung),

Kristin Edquist (Eastern Washington University), Tanja Klenk (University of the Armed Forces Hamburg), Mario Martinez-Jimenez (Lancaster University), Uwe Preusker (Tmi Preusker),

Karsten Vrangbaek (University of Copenhagen) & Ruth Waitzberg (TU Berlin)

Discussant: Laia Maynou-Pujolras (LSE)


Were the Brexiteers right after all? Vaccine procurement and rollout in the EU and in the UK - 1.30pm - 2.15pm

Waltraud Schelkle (LSE)

#1 Impacts of COVID-19 on delivery of care: issues, challenges and insights from patients during the pandemic - 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Author(s): Sabina De Rosis, Francesca Pennucci & Milena Vainieri (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna Pisa)

#2 Better safe than sorry? Unmet needs for health care during the COVID-19 crisis in Austria 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Author(s): Andrea E. Schmidt (Austrian National Public Health Institute), Ricardo Rodrigues & Cassandra

Simmons (European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research) & Nadia Steiber (University of Vienna & Institute for Advanced Studies)

Discussant: Peter Sivey (University of York, UK)

Any lessons to learn? Pathways and impasses towards health system resilience in post-pandemic times - 3.45pm - 4.45pm

Author(s): Benjamin Ewert (Fulda University of Applied Science), Roland Bal, Iris Wallenburg (Erasmus University Rotterdam) & Ulrike Windblad (Uppsala University)

Discussant: Nicolas Myers (Alberta Health Services)

Closing remarks - 4.45pm - 5.00pm

Rocco Friebel (LSE)

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