4th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise

Univ. of Liege (Belgium), July 1-4, 2013

EMES, in partnership with the Belgian Interuniversity Attraction Pole on Social Enterprise (IAP-SOCENT) and with the support of the Centre for Social Economy at HEC Management School of the University of Liege, organized the 4th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise in July 2013.

Some figures

Three full days | 325 researchers from more than 40 countries, including 75 PhD students | Over 295 papers presented in 78 parallel sessions | 4 plenary sessions with 14 guest speakers

A full-day pre-conference Forum | 40 speakers in 7 semi-plenary fora “From research to practice, and back” | A post-conference kick-off meeting of the “International Comparative Social Enterprise Models” (ICSEM) Project | More than 100 researchers already involved

Best paper award
The winners of the “Best Conference Paper” are Simon Teasdale, Fergus Lyon and Rob Baldock for their paper “The politically motivated construction of evidence: A methodological critique of the social enterprise growth myth”. They kindly donated the 350 € to advance the EMES PhD Network in the form of a bursary for participation in the 4th EMES PhD Summer School (July 2014).This paper has been published on the, originally published in the Journal of Social Entrepreneurship (Volume 4, Issue 2, 2013). An Open Access status has been granted so it is free to access in its online version.Please use the following link: www.tandfonline.com

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ConferencesFinal Program

Liege (Belgium), July 1-4, 2013

The final full conference program is now available including the pre-conference schedule, the conference schedule with all the parallel sessions (paper, panel and plenary sessions), the participants’ list and the practical information. Click on the “DOWNLOAD” button on the right to see the file. A total of 325 researchers have…

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ConferencesFull Paper Guidelines

Liege (Belgium), July 1-4, 2013

To the largest possible extent, authors are invited to respect the following minimal guidelines: Papers’ length: full papers should not exceed 12,000 words, including references. Characters’ type: Arial 10. Use one line space between paragraphs. Title styles: maximum 4 levels, numbered (1., 1.1., 1.1.1. and Boxes, tables, graphs, figures…

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ConferencesThematic lines

Liege (Belgium), July 1-4, 2013

While constituting major avenues in the social enterprise research agenda, the thematic lines defined below should also be seen as various possible “entry points” to examine the development of social enterprise and discuss its contribution to global challenges such as sustainable development, social inclusion, ethics in the economy, etc.

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ConferencesPractical information

Liege (Belgium), July 1-4, 2013

Accommodation information We have teamed up with the hotel reservations experts RESOTEL to gather the most convenient accommodation offers for the participants of the 4th EMES Research Conference. You can find a broad range of price options that can adjust to your budget. Click here to see the list of…

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ConferencesScientific Committee

Liege (Belgium), July 1-4, 2013

EMES network has the honor of counting with the support of more than 33 renowned international scholars as members of its 4th research conference in Liege (Belgium). Covering 19 countries, these scholars will assist with the selection of the abstract and panel submissions received.

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