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.
  • 05.11.2018 - 06.11.2018 | Vienna, Austria

    RTI Policy in service of society: Impact at the crossroads of policy design, implementation and evaluation

    Austrian EU Council Presidency Conference taking place in Vienna, 5-6 November 2018 on RTI Policy in Service of Society: Impact at the Crossroads of Policy Design, Implementation and Evaluation.
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  • 08.11.2018 - 09.11.2018 | Warsaw, Poland

    Net4Society Brokerage event & Info Day on Societal Challenge 6

    The next Brokerage Event & Info Day of Societal Challenge 6 Europe in a changing world: Inclusive, Innovative and Resilient Societies, jointly organized by Net4Society & the European Commission will take place on 8-9 November 2018.
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  • 12.11.2018 - 13.11.2018 | Seville, Spain

    Beyond Imagination: a socially innovative Europe

    SIC final event “Beyond Imagination: A socially innovative Europe” will be held 12-13 November in Seville, Spain.
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  • 14.11.2018 - 15.11.2018 | Vienna, Austria

    Growth in Transition Conference "Europe' s Transformation: Where People matter"

    The conference will address the transformation towards a resilient and sustainable society from very different perspectives. Conference topics will range from the role of the finance sector to theories underlying the economy and the measuring of people‘s well-being. At the same time, social and distributional aspects, democracy and quality of life will be addressed as issues which play a crucial role in the transformation of society.
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  • 15.11.2018 - 18.11.2018 | Valletta, Malta

    NEMO’s 26th Annual Conference

    Connect with museums all over Europe at the Network of European Museum Organisations’ 26th Annual Conference. From 15-18 November 2018, NEMO will gather European museum and culture professionals in Valletta, Malta, to network, exchange expertise, discuss and explore the crossover impact that museums have on other sectors.
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  • 27.11.2018 | Brussels, Belgium

    EU Research and Innovation in our daily life

    Discover how EU research and innovation improves everyday life in a conference organised by the European Parliament and the European Commission on 27 November.
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  • 28.11.2018 - 29.11.2018 | Vienna, Austria

    Impact of Social Sciences and Humanities for a European Research Agenda – Valuation of SSH in mission-oriented research

    Official Austrian EU Council Presidency Conference 28-29 November 2018, Vienna, Austria.
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  • 04.12.2018 - 06.12.2018 | Vienna, Austria

    ICT 2018: Imagine Digital - Connect Europe

    ICT 2018 will take place in Vienna on 4-6 December 2018. This research and innovation event will focus on the European Union’s priorities in the digital transformation of society and industry. It will present an opportunity for the people involved in this transformation to share their experience and vision of Europe in the digital age.
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  • 06.12.2018 | Brussels, Belgium

    The Value of Social Science & Humanities in Europe

    The main objective of the conference is to demonstrate the importance of Social Sciences & Humanities (SSH) research for competitiveness of Europe and well-being of its citizens, their contribution in solving main societal challenges and the added value of multidisciplinary research.
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  • 04.09.2019 - 05.09.2019 | Rome, Italy

    ICSD 2019: 7th 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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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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