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Third Hellenic Forum for Science, Technology & Innovation

29 June - 3 July 2015, Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece

The 3rd Hellenic Forum for Science, Technology & Innovation is taking place in Athens, Greece from Monday 29 June until Friday 3 July 2015 at the Campus of the National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos". The Forum will cover a broad range of topics including ICT, Nanotechnology, Energy & Environment, Life Sciences and Accelerator Technologies for Society.

Under the Auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this poly-thematic conference aims to act as a meeting point for Science, Technology and Innovation attracting scientists of the Greek Diaspora and world class experts who will discuss global scientific developments.


Inequality in the 21st Century

2-4 July 2015, London

SASE is an international, inter-disciplinary academic organization. The academic disciplines represented in SASE include economics, sociology, political science, organization studies, management, psychology, law and history.

In July, SASE will organise a series of mini-conferences based around a selected number of focused themes:

1: Continuity and Change in National Systems of Collective Bargaining in a Context of Crisis

2: Domesticizing Financial Economies, Part 2

3: Employers’ Organizations, Business Interest Representation, and Employer Collective Action

4: Inequalities in Youth Labor Transitions

5: Inequality: Drivers, Impacts, and Policies

6: Inequality of What?: Social Monitoring and the Difficult Choice of Analytical Concepts and an Implementable Metric

7: Mixed Market Economies in the Recession: The Issues of Growth, Employment, and Equality

8: Multinational Firms: Labor, Management, and Society

9: Rule Intermediaries in Domestic and Transnational Regulation

10: Scrutinizing Organizational Inequalities: New Theoretical and Empirical Approaches

11: Social Coalitions, Political and Economic Crises, and Diversity of Capitalism

12: The Foundational Economy

13: The Politics of Egalitarian Policy

14: Transnational Trade Unionism and MNCs: Building New Capabilities to Reduce Inequalities

15: Uncertain Futures in Economic Decision Making

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The Role of the Transatlantic Partnership in the Future of Global Governance

2 July 2015, Brussels

Today the FP7 funded social science research project, TRANSWORLD, is having its final public conferences in Brussels, where experts from both sides of the Atlantic will discuss the future of EU-US cooperation in shaping global governance as well as the BRICS and the challenge of governance.

The open door conference will be followed by closed-door policy briefings by experts from TRANSWORLD at the European Parliament and the European External Action Service on TTIP, Asia, COP21 and EU relations with Russia

 

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21st EARMA Annual Conference 2015

28 June - 1 July 2015, Leiden, The Netherlands

This year the theme for the conference is Global Outreach: Enabling Cultures and Diversity in Research Management and Administration. This theme reflects the growing need and ambition to reach out and get connected and work together globally. Cooperating not only in the field of scientific research & innovation and higher education but also in the field of research management and administration.

We are delighted to welcome you to EARMA 2015, which is being hosted by Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands. Leiden has been a leading centre for education and research since 1575 and is celebrating its 440th birthday this year. 

Early Bird Registration open until 30 April! 


Priorities for science and innovation policy: opportunities, structures and investment

30 June 2015, London, UK

Timed to examine Government's post-election plans for UK science and innovation policy, and informed by the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee's inquiry on Priorities for science, this seminar will bring together key stakeholders from the academic community and R&D-intensive industries with policymakers.

Guest of Honour: Dr Jack Metthey, Director, Policy Development and Coordination, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission


Moana – The Rising of the Sea

25 June 2015, Viage Theatre, Brussels

For anyone who lives on an island, surrounded by the deep, beautiful yet dangerous sea, it is a cruel thought that one day the island will be swallowed by the ocean. For the inhabitants of the tropical Pacific islands, this is about to happen. Global climate change makes the sea rise and the land disappear. How does it feel when the sea forces you to abandon all that you hold dear? What does the threat from climate change mean to the island societies and the families who live on the islands of Oceania?

Written, directed, and perfomed by Pacific Islanders, Moana – The Rising of the Sea is an intense declaration of love to the natures and cultures of the Pacific, and a call for the world to think and act in these challenging times for Oceania. Through dance, song, music and film, 29 dancers and singers of the Oceania Dance Theatre and the Pasifika Voices choir (resident ensembles at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji) share emotions and experiences not so easily captured by the written and spoken words of reports and official meetings. The performance at the Viage Theatre on 25 June is the final show in a month-long European Tour that includes Bergen, St Andrews, Copenhagen, and the European Parliament in Brussels, with the presence of His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta'isi Efi, Head of State of Samoa .

A production by ECOPAS and the University of the South Pacific’s Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies

Funded by the European Union (ECOPAS Grant No 32098, FP7)

Performed by Oceania Dance Theatre & Pasifika Voices

The European Tour of Moana: The Rising of the Sea in 2015 is a collaborative effort by ECOPAS, the University of Bergen, the University of the South Pacific, the Bergen International Festival, the European Parliament, ESfO, and other sponsors in Europe.

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