The Transforming Care Network and Conference Series is coordinated by two chairs

Prof. Costanzo Ranci

Polytechnic of Milan, Italy

Costanzo Ranci is Professor in Economic Sociology at the Politecnico of Milano, where he chairs the Social Policy Lab. He has been advisor of many Italian institutions including the Ministry of Social Affairs and the National Institute of Social Security. His current research is focused on social investment policies; long term care policy; school segregation. He has published many books and scientific articles on welfare, social vulnerability, long-term care policy. He is the co-editor of the Transforming Care book series at Policy Press. Among his publications are: Ranci, C., Pavolini, E. (eds) (2012) Reforms in Long-Term Care Policies in Europe. Investigating Institutional Change and Social Impacts, New York, Springer.

Prof. Tine Rostgaard

Stockholm University, Sweden and Roskilde University, Denmark

Tine Rostgaard is Professor at the Institute of Social Work at Stockholm University and Professor at Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University. Her research field is comparative analysis of social care for children and older people. She currently conducts research into reablement, a new approach to active care for frail older people and have initiated ReAble – an international research network on reablement in long-term care for older people. She is the co-editor of the Transforming Care book series at Policy Press. Publications include Eydal, G.B. and Rostgaard, T. (eds.) (2018) ‘Handbook in Child and Family Policy’, Elgar and Eydal, G. & Rostgaard, T. (eds.) (2014) ‘Caring fathers in the Nordic welfare states - Policies and practices of contemporary fatherhoods’. London: Policy Press. or