SSH Events

This overview includes a selection of European events which are relevant for Socio-economic Sciences and the Humanities. Further event calendars can be found on the websites of the European Commission.
  • 23.05.2017 - 25.05.2017 | Olimje, Slovenia

    ITN-Digital Cultural Heritage Final Conference

    TN-DCH FINAL CONFERENCE is an international event for the professionals working in the Digital Cultural Heritage domain. The aim of the conference is to bring together experts and leaders from the cultural domain and, addressing the current challenges, start a dialogue that will lay the foundation for the creation of a multidisciplinary community of practice.
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  • 12.06.2017 - 13.06.2017 | Stockholm, Sweden

    Impact of Science: ""Building alliances for synergy between World class science and Societal impact"

    After four successful years of Impact of Science in Amsterdam, The AESIS network will be hosting 2017's AESIS annual conference in Stockholm.“Impact of Science 2017” will address the issue of maintaining or even stimulating quality of science while optimising societal Impact.
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  • 12.06.2017 - 14.06.2017 | Vienna, Austria

    GLOBAL VALUE virtual launch

    GLOBAL VALUE is launching a toolkit based on three years of research on corporate impact measurement & management between 12-14 June 2017.
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  • 14.06.2017 - 15.06.2017 | Brighton, United Kingdom

    DPASSH 2017: Digital Preservation for Social Sciences and Humanities

    The Sussex Humanities Lab (SHL) and the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) are pleased to announce that the second ‘Digital Preservation for Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities’ conference (DPASSH 2017) will be held at the University of Sussex, Brighton, 14-15 June 2017.
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  • 19.06.2017 | Brussels, Belgium

    Multi-Actor Conference “Engaging society for responsible research and innovation (RRI): New options to move forward”

    The aim of this conference is to jointly discuss and (further) develop innovative ideas, options and initiatives to promote societal engagement for RRI. This multi-actor conference is organised by the project PROSO (Promoting Societal Engagement in Research and Innovation) and will take place on June, 19 2017.
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  • 21.06.2017 - 22.06.2017 | Reykjavík, Iceland

    SIGN-HUB annual conference

    The EU-funded SIGN-HUB project will host its sixth annual FEAST conference in Reykjavik, Iceland, from 21 to 22 June 2017.
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  • 28.06.2017 - 30.06.2017 | Košice, Slovakia

    Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE) 2017

    This year, the Technical University of Košice (Slovakia) will host the 8th edition of the European Commission’s Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE) from 28th to 30th June 2017. This conference is supported by the Directorate-General Research & Innovation, Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation Programme and is related to the 2017 Slovak EU Presidency.
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  • 03.07.2017 | Brussels, Belgium

    Research & Innovation – shaping our future

    Against the backdrop of the Commission's White Paper on the future of Europe, the conference "Research & Innovation – shaping our future", hosted by Research, Science and Innovation Commissioner Carlos Moedas, will bring together policymakers from EU institutions, nearly 700 stakeholders and interested actors to discuss the role of research and innovation for Europe's future.
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  • 15.08.2017 - 17.08.2017 | Berlin, Germany

    Digital Humanities – Opportunities and Risks. Connecting Libraries and Research

    The IFLA Satellite Meeting 2017 in Berlin on August 15 - 17 will be hosted by BBAW, DARIAH-EU, DINI, IFLA, LIBER and the Library of the Humboldt University Berlin.
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  • 29.08.2017 - 01.09.2017 | Athens, Greece

    "(Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectivities" - 13th European Sociological Conference

    The event organized by the European Sociological Assocation will take place in Athens, Greece, on 29 August to 1 September 2017.
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  • 04.09.2017 - 06.09.2017 | Budapest, Hungary

    ALLEA-AE International Conference: "Sustainability and Resilience"

    ALLEA is pleased to invite you to the international conference "Sustainability and Resilience" on 4-6 September 2017 at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. Leading international scientists and scholars, jointly with European high-level officials, will discuss the various aspects of Europe’s Sustainability and Resilience: its cultural heritage, its social system, its health, its economy, its climate, and its science and research landscape.
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  • 27.09.2017 - 29.09.2017 | Leipzig, Germany

    REGPOL2 final conference

    The EU-funded REGPOL2 project will be hosting its final conference in Leipzig, Germany, from 27 to 29 September 2017.
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  • 24.10.2017 - 25.10.2017 | Brussels, Belgium

    Social Innovation – Research and Policy of the Future: towards a comprehensive innovation policy

    “Social Innovation – Research and Policy of the Future”, a key event on social innovation in the year 2017, is planned and designed by the project “Social Innovation – Driving Force of Social Change (SI-DRIVE)”, in cooperation with the Horizon2020-funded Social Innovation Community project.
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  • 16.11.2017 - 17.11.2017 | Brussels, Belgium

    Public Engagement for Research, Practice and Policy

    This conference, jointly organised by the PE2020 (Public Engagement Innovation for Horizon 2020) and the CASI (Public Participation in Developing a Common Framework for Assessment and Management of Sustainable Innovation) projects, focuses on the intersection of public engagement and sustainable innovation.
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  • 14.11.2016 | Bratislava, Slovakia

    Past event: Net4Society Brokerage Event on Societal Challenge 6

    This international Event highlighted research topics covered within the 2017 Horizon 2020 Calls for proposals in Societal Challenge 6 "Europe in a changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective Societies".
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  • 29.10.2015 - 30.10.2015 | Brussels, Belgium

    Past event: High-level conference: “Trust - European Research Co-creating Resilient Societies”

    This high-level conference took place in Brussels at the Royal Academy of Sciences on 29-30 October 2015 entitled “Trust: Research Co-creating Resilient Societies” co-organised by the European Commission (DG RTD) and Net4Society.
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  • 26.02.2014 - 27.02.2014 | Athens, Greece

    Past event: Achieving Impact - Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in Horizon 2020

    This international conference and brokerage event for the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) community in Research, Development & Innovation took place in Athens, Greece on 26th & 27th February 2014.
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  • Past event: Conference "Learning by doing - making interdisciplinarity work"

    The conference "Learning by doing - making interdisciplinarity work" on the role of interdisciplinarity in European research and perspectives from the Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities took place on 15 January 2013 in Brussels.
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  • 09.07.2012 - 11.07.2012 | Dublin, Ireland

    Past event: Active Ageing - the Potential for Society

    Net4Society hosted a transnational research event, coinciding with the ESOF Dublin City of Science programme. The event was themed around the 2012 European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations.
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  • 19.09.2011 - 21.09.2011 | Vienna, Austria

    Past event: Challenge Social Innovation - Innovating Innovation by Research - 100 years after Schumpeter

    Fostering innovation will be the cornerstone of future European research funding policies. The targets set out in the EU2020 strategy demand a broader concept of innovation, including the social dimension in technology and business innovation and implementing a coherent notion of social innovation in all sectors of society. The conference results are now available in the Vienna Declaration, which defines future research topics of social innovation.
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