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The Development of European Identities: Policy and Research Issues

[Date: 2011-12-22]

This conference will address this extremely timely question for Europe and the European Commission, especially in the current context of financial, economic and social crises.
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Security and Democracy in the Neighbourhood: the case of the Caucasus

[Date: 2011-12-14]

This workshop brings together researchers and policy-makers to reflect on issues of security and democratization in the Caucasus.
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Outcomes of the conference on Globalisation of Innovation - Final conference held on 09/12/2011

[Date: 2011-12-14]

Innovation is a key component of success for all world regions and works as a central platform through which government actions and businesses efforts can interact.
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European National Museums - Making Communities and Negotiating Conflicts

[Date: 2011-11-30]

This event brings together researchers, museum professionals and policy makers to discuss the power and creation of national museums. National museums collect, preserve and display nations' most cherished objects to tell about nations' senses of themselves.
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Global Europe 2050

[Date: 2011-11-03]

On 28 November 2011, the European Commission is organizing a conference in Brussels on "Global Europe 2050".
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Taming the Wild & Listening to the Weak - Towards a Strategic Issue Management System for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) iKnow project final conference

[Date: 2011-10-13]

i-Know is a FP7 foresight research project which is aimed at interconnecting Knowledge on issues and developments potentially shaking or shaping the future of science, technology and innovation (STI) in Europe and the world.
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Evidence-base policy conference "Youth and Social Inclusion"

[Date: 2011-10-13]

In support of the "Youth on the Move" and "European platform against poverty" Flagship Initiatives, DG Research & Innovation of the European Commission organises on 17 - 18 November 2011 an evidence-based and policy-oriented conference on "Youth and Social Inclusion".
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Globalisation of Innovation - Final conference

[Date: 2011-10-13]

Innovation is a key component of success for all world regions and works as a central platform through which government actions and businesses efforts can interact.
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"Chinese Views of the EU: Disaggregating Chinese Perceptions of the EU and the Implications for the EU's China Policy" - Final conference

[Date: 2011-09-30]

As China grows in global power and influence, it is critically important for the European Union (EU) to forge a close and cooperative relationship with it.
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"Economic Governance in Europe and the World: Immediate Policy Issues" Seminar organised by the PEGGED project

[Date: 2011-09-29]

This seminar will address a number of pressing issues in economic governance, at both the European and global levels.
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Global Europe final conference of MERCURY, EU4Seas and EU-GRASP projects

[Date: 2011-09-28]

The projects EU-GRASP "EU as global actor in peace and security issues", EU4SEAS "The EU and sub-regional multilateralism in Europe's sea basins" and MERCURY "Multilateralism and the EU in the Contemporary Global Order" will hold a joint final conference in Brussels on 7 October 2011.
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"Including education for promoting social inclusion - the case of migrants and minorities"
INCLUDE-ED policy prospects Belgian country seminar

[Date: 2011-09-22]

The INCLUD-ED project is a five year integrated project which aims to analyse educational actions that contribute to social cohesion and educational actions that lead to social exclusion.
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Social Enterprise and Social Business Innovation in Europe
SELUSI final conference

[Date: 2011-09-22]

This final conference, which is organised under the FP7 funded initiative SELUSI - Social Entrepreneurs as "Lead Users" for Service Innovation,
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EU-US Summit on Science, Technology and Sustainable Economic Growth Post Carbon Transitions, Visions and Challenges

[Date: 2011-09-08]

On 29 September, the European Commission is organizing a conference in Brussels on "Post Carbon Transitions, Visions and Challenges".
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"Global Perspectives on Europe in a Multi-polar World" GR:EEN launch event

[Date: 2011-09-07]

GR:EEN -Global Re-ordering: Evolution through European Networks - is a large collaborative project funded under the 7th Framework Research Programme.
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Challenge Social Innovation Innovating innovation by research - 100 years after Schumpeter

[Date: 2011-08-17]

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. Read more...

"European Integration Process In The New Regional And Global Setting"
Conference organized as a part of the Polish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

[Date: 2011-07-28]

The Conference "European integration process in the new regional and global settings" is organized within the FP7 project EUintegRATIO. The Presidency Conference is included in the programme of the Polish Presidency and supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Read more...

Language dynamics and management of diversity - DYLAN closing conference

[Date: 2011-07-22]

The DYLAN research project - Language Dynamics and Management of Diversity - is a five-year Integrated Project funded under the EU's 6th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development. The project is carried out by researchers from 19 universities in 12 European countries. Read more...

Policies for the Innovation Union
Implications of the Network of Excellence DIME 'Dynamics of Institutions and Markets in Europe"

[Date: 2011-07-19]

The seminar "Policies for the Innovation Union" organised by the Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities Programme aimed at presenting and discussing the main outcomes of six years of work of a Network of Excellence DIME 'Dynamics of Institutions and Markets in Europe'. Read more...

The changing role of knowledge in education and health policy across Europe
KNOWandPOL project final conference

[Date: 2011-07-15]

In Europe, information and expertise are now both more widely distributed and more readily accessible than ever before. At the same time, expectations of transparency and public accountability have increased. Read more...

Workshop with Member States and Associated States on the Common Strategic Framework (CSF) for Research and Innovation "Towards more inclusive, innovative and secure societies"

[Date: 2011-07-15]

The workshop entitled "Towards more inclusive, innovative and secure societies" took place in Brussels, at the European Commission, on 13 July 2011 with representatives of the Member States and Associates States. Read more...

Work-care tensions: the impact of labour market transitions across generations and around family formation WORKCARE SYNERGIES project European-level dissemination event

[Date: 2011-07-12]

The WORKCARE SYNERGIES project (FP7 dissemination support action) will organise a European-level dissemination event in Brussels on 1 September 2011 (11h30 - 13h30 at the ETUI Monthly Forum, Brussels). The meeting will start with a brief presentation of the overall project WORKCARE SYNERGIES and an introduction on work-care tensions by Michaela Gstrein, the coordinator of the project. Read more...

Profane citizenship in Europe - Testing democratic ownership in hybrid situations Symposium organised by the PROFACITY project

[Date: 2011-07-12]

The symposium will address new forms of citizenship that are experimented with by people living in hybrid situations - i.e. not strictly within the norm - and that modify the outlines of juridical citizenship. Read more...

Interplay of European, national and regional identities: nations between States along the new Eastern borders of the EU
ENRI-EAST final open conference for stakeholders

[Date: 2011-07-07]

ENRI-East (European National and Regional Identities) is an international research project, funded by the European Commission, dedicated to the study of socio-ethnic identities in East European countries, undertaken by a network of eleven teams embracing more than 50 scientists from ten EU and CIS countries. Read more...

Stakeholder workshop on the Common Strategic Framework (CSF) for Research and Innovation "Towards more inclusive, innovative and secure societies"

[Date: 2011-07-05]

The CSF stakeholder workshop entitled "Towards more inclusive, innovative and secure societies" took place in Brussels, at the European Commission, on 27 June 2011. Read more...

The Atlantic Geopolitical and Geo-economic Space: Common opportunities and Challenges - Conference co-organised by BEPA and DG Research & Innovation

[Date: 2011-06-29]

This conference, jointly organised by BEPA and DG Research & Innovation, will be dedicated to the analysis of the whole Atlantic region -both North and South- as a common geopolitical space. Read more...

Why Member States need to measure trust in justice?
EURO-JUSTIS conference

[Date: 2011-06-17]

The EURO-JUSTIS project is grounded in 'procedural justice theory'. It assumes that if the justice system treats people fairly and respectfully, this builds public trust and public commitment to the rule of law. The attraction of the procedural justice perspective is that it resolves the tension that is often thought to exist between effective crime control and the respecting of people's rights. . Read more...

Crime in the EU: What challenges to security and liberty? Key findings from EU funded social sciences and humanities research projects

[Date: 2011-06-17]

Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (European Commission) is organising together with the Justice and Home Affairs Section at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) a conference titled "Crime in the EU - What challenges to security and liberty? Key findings from EU funded social sciences and humanities research projects" on the 23rd June 2011. Read more...

Work and Welfare in Europe: New Compromises or Ongoing Demise?
Final conference of the RECWOWE network of excellence

[Date: 2011-06-08]

Work and Welfare in Europe: New Compromises or Ongoing Demise?" will be the final conference of RECWOWE ("Reconciling Work and Welfare in Europe"), a network of excellence financed by the European Commission (FP6 Research Framework Programme), focusing on the analysis of the relationships between work and welfare. Read more...

Conflict and peace in a changing international context
Funding opportunities, matchmaking, networking in FP7

[Date: 2011-05-24]

An international information and matchmaking event in the field of research related societal aspects of security will be taking place on 6 -7 July 2011 in Brussels. This event is jointly organized by the German National Contact Point for Socio-Economic Sciences and the Humanities (SSH NCP) and NET4SOCIETY in cooperation with the European Commission. Read more...

Where is European democracy heading?
RECON outreach conference

[Date: 2011-05-17]

How democratic is the European Union? How democratic can it be, and how democratic should it be? The RECON project has addressed these questions through studies of a number of policy fields and institutional mechanisms. The key question of the project is how to strengthen democracy in the EU. Read more...

The Future of Sustainable Lifestyles and Entrepreneurship
Launch conference of the European social platform project "SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050"

[Date: 2011-05-09]

SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 is a European social platform project focussing on sustainable moving, living, consuming and society lifestyles. The project invites various stakeholders - from business, research, policy and civil society - to participate in the development of a vision for sustainable lifestyles in 2050. Read more...

Generating Tolerance and Social Cohesion: Comparative Perspectives on Interethnic Coexistence in the City - GEITONIES final conference

[Date: 2011-04-27]

Diversity is increasing across Europe, both in terms of the characteristics of the immigrants and in the destinations in which they are settling. Read more...

Trust, Consent, and the Rule of Law - EURO-JUSTIS project final conference

[Date: 2011-04-26]

For the last three years, the EURO-JUSTIS team, made up of nine institutions across Europe, has worked to develop survey-based indicators of public trust in justice.
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Private military and security companies, human rights, and humanitarian law: What role for the European Union?
PRIV-WAR final conference

[Date: 2011-04-18]

The project PRIV-WAR (Regulating the Privatisation of War) is funded under the Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities programme of the 7th Research Framework Programme. Read more...

Combating Youth Homelessness
CSEYHP project final conference

[Date: 2011-04-07]

After three years of research, the project "Combating Social Exclusion of Young Homeless Populations" (CSEYHP) presents its findings and recommendations.
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Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge Interdisciplinary conference on migration jointly organised by the NORFACE Research Programme on Migration and the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM)

[Date: 2011-04-01]

The NORFACE PLUS project participates in the organisation of the conference "Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge". This important issue will be discussed during three and half days by experts from all over Europe. Read more...

Bringing Regenerative Medicine to the Clinic: Trials and Tribulations in Europe and Beyond Regenerative Medicine in Europe (REMEDiE) Closing Conference

[Date: 2011-03-29]

The conference will announce the principal findings of the REMEDiE project which over the past three years has explored developments in the political, socio-economic, legal and bioethical domains in the field of regenerative medicine (RM), both in Europe and at the global level. Read more...

Climate Change: How can national delivery of climate finance be secured effectively? Workshop organised by the EDC2020 project

[Date: 2011-03-23]

Financing of the post Kyoto climate deal is still a vision, not a reality, although pieces of the structure of a future package are now in place. The Cancun Agreement enshrined the Copenhagen Accord commitment to a new Green Climate Fund with an interim Fast Start Funding package. Read more...

The Long Wall of QuảngNgãi–BìnhĐịnh: Politics, Poverty and Ethnic Relations in the History of a Central Vietnamese Province IDEAS Briefing

[Date: 2011-03-22]

The IDEAS project on Integrating and Developing Asian Studies will hold a briefing session for policymakers in Vietnam on 25-27 March 2011. This is co-organised with the EU Delegation in Hanoi. Read more...

Rural development and globalization in Europe - DERREG policy seminar

[Date: 2011-03-18]

The seminar will present and discuss emerging findings, policy recommendations and good practice examples from DERREG - Developing Europe's Rural Regions in the Era of Globalization - a research project funded by Framework Programme 7 Social Sciences and Humanities. Read more...

Media & Citizenship - Transnational Television Cultures Reshaping Political Identities in the European Union Final presentation of project results

[Date: 2011-03-17]

MEDIA & CITIZENSHIP studies the ways transnational media, in particular Arabic language television, reshape the political landscapes of citizenship in the European Union. It provides the first European wide empirical research on the use of Arabic language television and its effect on integration and senses of belonging in multicultural societies. Read more...

Conference " Towards an open and competitive economy: examining the roots of innovation"
co-organised by the Hungarian Ministry for National Economy and the National Innovation Office together with the European Commission's Joint Research Centre

[Date: 2011-03-17]

The conference will showcase how research provides integrated socio-economic and policy support in the fields of macroeconomic policies, the structural reform agenda and the employment, education and skills agenda. Read more...

The U.S. - European Summit on "Science, Technology, Innovation and Sustainable Economic Growth"

[Date: 2011-03-11]

This forum is the beginning of a year-long dialogue between the US and Europe on science, innovation, and sustainable economic growth. Read more...

European Forward Looking Activities: Insights for building the future of Innovation Union and ERA EU seminar

[Date: 2011-03-11]

On 3 March 2011, the European Commission organised a Seminar in Brussels on "European Forward Looking Activities: Insights for building the future of Innovation Union and ERA". Read more...

Presentations & press release of the INNODRIVE final conference

[Date: 2011-02-25]

INNODRIVE is a project on evaluating intangible capital resources in the EU (27 Member States and Norway). The specific advantage of INNODRIVE is not only that it provides us highly valuable, high quality data and analysis about the intangibles and growth at macro (country) level but can also provide corresponding firms-level data (micro level). The micro-level data can be used for analysing economic performance at the firms level. Read more...

European Educational Research Quality Indicators
EERQI project final conference

[Date: 2011-02-18]

EERQI - European Educational Research Quality Indicators - is a research project funded under the Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities theme (SSH) of the 7th European Framework Programme for research. Read more...

Intangible Capital and Innovation: Drivers of Growth in the EU
INNODRIVE project final conference

[Date: 2011-02-18]

INNODRIVE is a project on evaluating intangible capital resources in the EU (27 Member States and Norway). The specific advantage of INNODRIVE is not only that it provides us highly valuable, high quality data and analysis about the intangibles and growth at macro (country) level but can also provide corresponding firms-level data (micro level). The micro-level data can be used for analysing economic performance at the firms level. Read more...

European Forward Looking Activities: Insights for building the future of Innovation Union and ERA EU seminar

[Date: 2011-02-15]

The European Commission is organising a Seminar on "European Forward Looking Activities: Insights for building the future of Innovation Union and ERA" that will take place in Brussels on 03 March 2011. Read more...

Climate change, human security and conflict in Africa
CLICO project meeting and public panel discussion

[Date: 2011-02-10]

The CLICO (Climate change, hydro-conflicts and human security) project was selected following the Coordinated Call SSH/ENV on climate impacts on water and implications for peace and security implemented with a SICA with North Africa and Middle East. Read more...

The evolution of European identity: using biographical methods to study the development of European identity
EUROIDENTITIES final conference

[Date: 2011-02-07]

For the long term success of the European Union, it is crucial that ordinary citizens identify with the 'European Project'. However, previous research into European identity has taken a 'top down' elitist perspective that focuses upon the development of an identification with Europe through centrally-driven policies rather than a 'grass-roots' approach. Read more...

SERVPPIN project final conference
Research results in Services economy

[Date: 2011-02-01]

The results of the SERVPPIN project were presented in Brussels on 26 January 2011.
SERVPPIN focuses on the role of public and private services with respect to growth and welfare. It focuses in particular on the role of public-private innovation networks. Read more...

Shaping Europe's Global Role - EDC 2020 final conference

[Date: 2011-02-01]

EDC 2020 "European development cooperation to 2020" - a research project supported by the 7th European Framework Programme - organises its final conference at which it will present results of three years of research on the impact of new actors in international development, energy security and democracy in EU development policy, and links between development and climate action in European Development Cooperation. Read more...

Briefing to Parliamentarians - Post Lisbon: How to achieve coherence between energy security and development policies

[Date: 2011-01-31]

The event will consider the Lisbon Treaty perspectives for better coherence between energy security and development policies of the European Union. Read more...

The role of civil society in global governance - A synthesis report

[Date: 2011-01-31]

The workshop intends to provide a forum for dialogue between researchers, civil society organisations and policymakers on the changing role of civil society and its mobilisation in relation to global governance issues and processes. Read more...

Diversity of rural areas in Europe and the challenge of policy integration RUFUS project final conference

[Date: 2011-01-24]

The aim of the RUFUS conference is to disseminate the final results of the FP7 project RUFUS (Rural Future Networks) and to discuss them with a wider audience including policy makers, participants of the related research projects, stakeholders and the research community. Read more...

NTTS - New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics conference during which there will be 5 sessions on FP7-SSH Indicators projects

[Date: 2011-01-21]

NTTS (New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics) 2011 is a major international scientific conference on the impact of new technologies on statistical collection, production and dissemination systems organised by Eurostat and with strong links to the Framework Programmes for Research and Development (FPs). Read more...

Muslims of Europe - Perspectives on gender and religion

[Date: 2011-01-21]

Islam is today the second religion in Europe. Despite the complexity implied by this fact, a widespread dichotomy presents a homogeneous Europe versus a likewise consistent Muslim "Other". Read more...

Gender, Migration and Intercultural Interactions in the Mediterranean and South-East Europe Public policy meeting and final conference of the GEMIC project

[Date: 2011-01-18]

The Ge.M.IC research project (supported by the 7th European Framework Programme) explores the intersections between gender and migration in intercultural interactions as a critical nexus point where some of the most important contemporary European socio-cultural developments are taking place. Read more...

FEMCIT final conference
Remaking citizenship: women's movements, gender, diversity

[Date: 2011-01-18]

FEMCIT, a project supported by the 6th European Research Framework Programme, explores the relationship between the changing forms and practices of gendered citizenship in a multicultural Europe and the demands and practices of contemporary women's movements. Read more...

EFIGE project - European firms in a global economy

[Date: 2011-01-14]

In the frame of the European research activities in Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (FP7), a seminar took place on 10 December 2010, in Brussels, on the results of the EFIGE project - European firms in a global economy: Internal policies for external competitiveness coordinated by BRUEGEL. Read more...