Professor Adalbert Evers

EversProfessor Evers will be working with Professor Pete Alcock and Professor John Mohan to develop the work of The Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC). We expect the visit to take place in March 2014.

Adalbert Evers is Professor for Comparative Health and Social Policy at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen; he works there in the Institute for Political Sciences at the Department for Social and Cultural Sciences and in the Institute for Household Economy and Consumer Research at the Department for Agrarian Sciences, Ecology and Environmental Management.

Topics currently being planned are social innovations and links with the history of social welfare and the role of the third sector; the role and challenges of civic engagement and volunteering in local development and local policies.

Building from the bottom: How is social innovation transforming social policy?