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1st International CIRIEC Research Conference on the Social Economy

1st International CIRIEC Research Conference on the Social Economy
Published on: 22/10/2007
Event date: 22/10/2007 to 25/10/2007
Location: Victoria, BC, Canada
Organiser: Canadian Social Economy Hub, CIRIEC International and CIRIEC Canada

Canadian Social Economy Hub, CIRIEC International and CIRIEC Canada are jointly organizing the first International Research Conference on the Social Economy. Researchers, senior practitioners and government officials (both elected and civil servants) are all welcome to participate.

The world is undergoing rapid and extensive changes associated with globalization, conflicting ideas about the roles of the State and the reconfiguration of communities. The Social Economy contains several approaches that could be of use to communities, social entrepreneurs, policy makers, researchers (both within and without the academy). The goal of the first international CIRIEC conference on the Social Economy is to highlight the role of the Social Economy in building and strengthening communities in a variety of contexts and cultures.