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.
  • 27.11.2017 - 28.11.2017 | Lisbon, Portugal

    Opening up to an ERA of Social Innovation

    Jointly organised by the European Commission, the Portuguese Government and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, this conference will help script a new narrative for social innovation and inform the design of the future framework programme (FP) for research and innovation of the European Union (EU) for the period 2020–2027.
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/1068.php)
  • 04.12.2017 - 05.12.2017 | Brussels, Belgium

    NEGOTIATE project's Final conference | Scarred Youth – What can the EU do?

    On 4 and 5 December 2017 the NEGOTIATE project’s final conference titled ‘Scarred Youth – What can the EU do?’ will take place in the Norway House in Brussels. Ten years after the onset of the financial crisis, unemployment and job insecurity are still challenges that affect young people in all European countries. The NEGOTIATE project reveals that despite convergences in policies there are still significant divergences in outcomes between countries and bad luck in timing of labour market entry leaves scars on the young.
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/1088.php)
  • 07.12.2017 - 08.12.2017 | Berlin, Germany

    EUth Open Summit "Youth eParticipation in Europe: The Future is now”

    How to get more youngsters actively involved in political decision-making? In the past two years the European innovation project EUth intensively researched the field of youth eParticipation and developed the unprecedented digital participation toolbox OPIN, which is adapted to the needs of young people.
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/1067.php)
  • 20.03.2017 | Brussels, Belgium

    Save the Date: Innovation and Cultural Heritage - The European Year of Cultural Heritage

    This High-level Horizon 2020 conference, organised by the European Commission Directorate General for Research and Innovation, in cooperation with Directorates General for Education and Culture and for Communications Networks, Content and Technology – will showcase the dialogue between contemporary European society and the most promising innovations in the field of cultural heritage that European policies and funds have supported.
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/1090.php)
  • 09.07.2018 - 14.07.2018 | Toulouse, France

    ESOF (Euro Science Open Forum) 2018

    ESOF (EuroScience Open Forum) is the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe. It is dedicated to scientific research and innovation and offers a unique framework for interaction and debate for scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people and the general public.
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/1089.php)
  • 12.09.2018 - 13.09.2018 | Rome, Italy

    ICSD 2018 : 6th International Conference on Sustainable Development

    The International Conference on Sustainable Development is organised by the European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University.
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/1091.php)
  • 14.11.2017 | Brussels, Belgium

    Past event: Societal Challenge 6 Information Day and Brokerage Event

    This year’s Societal Challenge 6 Information Day for the international research community interested in the new Work Programme and a brokerage Event covering the topic of the 2018 Work Programme in Societal Challenge 6 will take place on 14 November 2017.
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/1080.php)
  • 30.10.2017 - 31.10.2017 | Lisbon, Portugal

    Past event: Democracy and Europe - Our Common Future?

    The conference "Democracy and Europe", organized by Net4Society, aims to bring together perspectives that look at the past, tackle present challenges and look into the future of democracy in Europe and beyond. The conference is open to researchers, companies, policy makers or anyone with an interest in Europe’s democratic future. This encounter of multiple perspectives and actors – academics, civil society, and policy-makers – is of utmost importance to help us move towards a more democratic society.
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/1064.php)
  • 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".
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/948.php)
  • 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.
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/691.php)
  • 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.
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/463.php)
  • 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.
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/conference.php)
  • 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.
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/344.php)
  • 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.
    [more] (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/public/socialinnovation2011.php)
 

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