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"Resilient organizations in the third sector", new e-book from TSI


This book is a collection of stories of combining different institutional logics as TSOs move towards hybridity, and of the capacity to react to changing environments without giving up on their core missions. The TSOs presented here continue to contribute to the well-being of citizens in Europe through “innovativeness”, the provision of services as well as avenues for active participation.

Margaret Somers will deliver the keynote address at the 3rd EMES-Polanyi Seminar


This two-day Seminar program will open with a unique keynote address by Professor Margaret Somers, a sharp critical thinker who has made a deep impact on contemporary social science. She has not visited Europe in a while, so it will be quite a unique opportunity to listen to and discuss with her and other scholars inspired by the work of Polanyi.

Meet EMES’ newest Science and Communication Manager!


As you know, at the end of 2017 we launched a search for a position that is very dear to us, our first Science and Communication Manager. It has been an interesting process for our reduced Coordination Unit since we had never had this international search process before.

When the employment landscape is rapidly changing, what is the contribution of social enterprises?


This week, Giulia Galera senior researcher at Euricse and Rocío Nogales, EMES director, participated in the “TAIEX Regional Seminar on Social Economy & Social Enterprise Policy” which gathered representatives from national governments from 12 Southern Neighbourhood countries interested learning about how to support a conducive environment for social economy and social enterprises in their countries.

Reflecting jointly on the future of the Italian third sector


Last October, over 200 social entrepreneurs, academics, policy makers, researchers and students convened for the 17th edition of Le Giornate di Bertinoro per l’Economia Civile, to discuss about the future of social economy and social entrepreneurship in Italy after the recent Reform of the Third Sector.

3rd Edition of the Best Paper Award on the 6th EMES Conference


This year’s EMES International Research Conference entitled “Social enterprise for sustainable societies” featured numerous papers by authors whose work represent groundbreaking theoretical or methodological research in the area of social and solidarity economy.

New PhD representative in the EMES Board


Board members play a critical role in the development and success of EMES. The EMES Board of Directors has 12 members who are committed volunteers, holding the responsibility to ensure the fulfilment of organization’s core values and its mission.

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