To provide a forum of scientific debate, CIRIEC initiated in 2007 a biennial conference in social economy research. Without excluding practitioners or public authorities’ representatives, the conference addresses thus mainly scholars.
The 4th CIRIEC International Research Conference on Social Economy (ICOSE) will be organised by CIRIEC-Belgium with the close collaboration of the University of Antwerp on its site on 24-26 October 2013. 10 themes are proposed to articulate the conference topic.
Call for Proposals: April 21th
Proposals should be in English but 3 languages are proposed for long papers and oral presentations:English, French and Spanish
Theme 1: Policy and ideology of social economy
Theme 2: Measurement and assessment of the social economy
Theme 3: Laws on social economy, legal statutes and types of undertaking
Theme 4: Financing mechanisms, state aid and public policies
Theme 5: Innovative management
Theme 6: Governance models
Theme 7: Network management, partnerships and stakeholders
Theme 8: Globalization and local anchoring
Theme 9: Social economy, social inclusion and fight against poverty
Theme 10: Social innovations, products and services