Wednesday, January 14, 2009

2nd EMES International Conference on Social Enterprise

to take place on 1-4 July 2009 in Trento (Italy)

Call for abstracts deadline: January 30, 2009

This conference aims to facilitate a fruitful exchange of views among scholars - both senior and early-stage researchers - who have recently contributed to enrich the research and debate on social enterprise and social entrepreneurship.

A multi-disciplinary approach will be adopted with the goal of both carrying out an in-depth analysis of and valorizing the various contributions of the literature, from a theoretical as well as an empirical perspective. The ultimate objective of the conference is to favor a better understanding of the role of social enterprises in different contexts, in advanced as well as developing and transition countries.


1) Conceptual aspects
2) Legal frameworks and public policies
3) Theoretical analyses across disciplines
4) Innovation, entrepreneurship and social enterprise
5) Management issues
6) Governance models

For more information, download the call for papers at

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