Select Page
Social Economy News

News of the European Social Economy

Last call for submissions: IX CIRIEC International Research Conference on Social Economy – Seoul, July 2023

CIRIEC invites you to its ‘IX International Research Conference on Social Economy, which will be held from 4 to 6 July 2023 in Seoul (South Korea), at Sungkonghoe University. The aim of this conference will be to share with academics, other researchers and social economy players their research by contributing to issues such as: social and environmental transition, reconstruction, democratic governance, impact measurement, green transformation, as major global issues.

The event is organised by Sungkonghoe University in Seoul, affiliated member of CIRIEC, in close collaboration with CIRIEC-International. The general theme of the conference is ‘Building Better: Social and Solidarity Economy for a Peaceful and Fair World’.

CIRIEC has published the call for abstracts for the 9th conference. Researchers interested in presenting papers should submit a abstract of their paper (300 word max) by 31 January 2023: . Notification of accepted abstracts will be made by email by 1 March 2023.

After acceptance by the Scientific Committee, final versions of papers (only in English) must be submitted by 11 June 2023. More information on the conference website.

Two awards to the best papers on SSE’s contribution to SDGs

In memory of the famous 20th century American activist, Mrs Ana Maria O’ Neil, educator, author and advocate of women’s rights – also founder of the Cooperative Institute of the University of Puerto Rico –, UNTFSSE and UNRISD will award scientific papers dealing with SSE and SDG at 2023 CIRIEC research conference in Seoul.

TWO AWARDS will be given to the best papers presented at the Conference in recognition of valuable work to increase knowledge on SSE’s contribution to SDGs. SDGs are transversal to several of the 10 sub-themes of our conference. The authors of the 2 selected papers will be included in the UNTFSSE Knowledge Hub on SDGs with advertising worldwide.

The largest academic event in social economy

The International research conference on Social Economy is an initiative of CIRIEC-International, which launched them 15 years ago, in 2007. They are now the largest academic event in research on the social economy in the world. They take place every two years, alternating with the CIRIEC International Congresses on the public, social and cooperative economy, such as the one held last June in Valencia.

Eight International research conferences world congresses of researchers have been organised to date: the first in 2007 in Victoria (Canada), the second in 2009 in Östersund (Sweden), the third in 2011 in Valladolid (Spain), the fourth in 2013 in Antwerp (Belgium), the fifth in 2015 in Lisbon (Portugal), the sixth in 2017 in Manaus (Brazil), the seventh in 2019 in Bucharest (Romania) and the eighth in September 2021 in Costa Rica, with an attendance of between 300 and 600 people at each edition.

Share / Compartir / Partager


CIRIEC-International CIRIEC-España Social Economy Europe Ministerio de Trabajo y Economía Social Unión Europea