EMES social enterprise conference Oct. 4-7, 2021 – deadline March 1, 2021

Looking for communities of researchers with similar research interests in social enterprise? Check out these affinity groups and conference! The 8th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise is scheduled to meet Oct. 4-7, 2021 at the University of Zaragoza in Spain (plans are subject to change, due to the pandemic).

The theme is “Social enterprise, cooperative and voluntary action: Bringing principles and values to renew action.”

Important dates are:

  • Submission of abstracts deadline – 1st March 2021
  • Notification to authors – 19th April 2021
  • Deadline for early-bird registration – 28th May 2021
  • Deadline for conference registration for presenters – 25th June 2021
  • Full paper submission (for awards) – 25th June 2021
  • Program publication – 3rd September 2021
  • Deadline for registration for non-presenters – 13th September 2021
  • Conference opening – 4th October 2021

Check out these 11 thematic lines :

Line 1. Theoretical foundations of social enterprise, cooperative and voluntary action principles and values: Complimentarities, contradictions and their implications
Line 2. Sustaining and scaling social, cooperative and voluntary action: Balancing and funding SE principles over time
Line 3. Values-driven social innovation and entrepreneurship
Line 4. Multi-Level governance, enabling ecosystems for SE and sustainable development
Line 5. SE meets the commons: social technologies, collaborative economy and open data
Line 6. Innovative fields in the SE action: social and health services, sports, etc.
Line 7. Unleashing the critical and transformative potential of culture and the arts through SE, cooperative and voluntary action
Line 8. Empowering migrants and harnessing the potential of migration via SEs and voluntary action
Line 9. SE, popular, and solidarity economies of the Global North and South: transformative movements, radical values and forms of democracy in action
Line 10. SE research and action under Polanyian principles
Line 11. Advancements on epistemological, methodological and pedagogic aspects of SE

Here’s the call in english. (The conference is conducted in English; however, the Transdisciplinary forum, which is scheduled the morning before the official start of the conference, will be conducted both in English and Spanish as it is aimed at non-academic stakeholders.)

Puede acceder a la página de la Conferencia en español aquí: https://emes.net/conferenciazaragoza

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