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Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities

Please note that the most actual information is on the Seventh Framework Programme, that started in 2007. For Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities in FP7, please go to the CORDIS FP7 service

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Information on projects funded in this area can be found on the Find a Project page, where you can browse projects using the 'Activity Areas' search option.

NEW! European Group on Humanities delivers FP7 verdict
From CSR to Business in Society and Global Governance , Warwick Business School, 30 May 2007, Warwick, UK
Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility, INSEAD Business School, 21 May 2007, Fontainebleau Campus, France
The complete list of FP6 Priority 7 funded projects is now available
Briefing Papers from 120 projects, describing their research, methods and main scientific and policy outcomes are now available
EU-supported research on Education and Training
"Links to Key Action Website Projects"
Promotion of research results to policy "

Proposer's day: Science in Society and research in Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities 22 January 2007, Brussels. Go to the online registration
Strategic choices on global sourcing from emerging markets - Do codes of conduct do more harm than good? Copenhagen (DK), 8 February 2007
EUROSPHERE Kick off conference 14th of February 2007, Bergen, Norway. For more information on this Conference please visit: .
Governance and Democracy 10-12 January 2007, St. James and Albany Hotel, Paris. Further information and preliminary programme available at:
Citizenship and Identity in the EU Rome, March 2007. Details available soon at:
Challenges of European Integration and Enlargement Sofia, April 2007. Details available soon at:
Towards a Knowledge Society: Is Knowledge a Public Good? Dynamics of Knowledge Production and Distribution Berne - Switzerland, 12-13 June 2007. Details available at:
Gender issues and Enlargement Budapest, June 2007. Details available soon at:
Social cohesion Madrid, October 2007. Details available soon at:
Citizenship and Cultural Identities Istanbul, November 2007. Details available soon at:
Challenges to EU enlargement and border issues Istanbul, April 2008. Details available soon at:
Delocalisation of labour intensive industries, MOVE project - International Conference ? Krakow, Poland on 12-14 April 2007. Download the pre-registration form and the first call . Furthere details available in MOVE website
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FP6 News
Publication Conference debates to what extent social science agenda should be set by policy-makers
[Date: 2005-12-14]

Participants at the final day of the EU conference 'Social Sciences and Humanities in Europe' were unanimous in their support for increased international cooperation, but divided over how such collaboration should be encouraged.

Several international speakers outlined current initiatives and projects involving international cooperation, while others suggested setting up new networks. Maria Joao Rodrigues from the Higher Institute of Business and Labour Sciences (ISCTE) in Portugal spoke in favour of decision-makers setting an agenda, saying: 'We should make sure that decision-makers come together on a regular basis to decide on the key issues and strategy.'

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Commission launches social sciences and humanities newsletter
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Last update on: 2008-06-25

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