EMES Research Network

Professor Rory Ridley-Duff is a leading member of the EMES International Research network. In 2018, he became co-ordinator of a workgroup in the EMPOWER-SE project to invest in the next generation of social enterprise scholars.

In 2019, he will co-chair the EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise with Professor Marthe Nyssens. The conference theme will be:

Sustainable development through social enterprise, co-operative and voluntary action

The EMES International Research Network is organizing the conference in partnership with the FairShares Institute for Cooperative Social Entrepreneurship (FSI) and Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) at Sheffield Hallam University. The conference will take place on June 24-27, 2019, at Sheffield Hallam University in the United Kingdom (UK) and it is co-organized with COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology).

The aim of this conference is to be a meeting place for scholars from across the globe who have developed contributions to scholarship on the social and solidarity economy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, cooperative development and voluntary action.

On 24 June, there will be a Transdisciplinary Forum for which there will be a separate booking system for people who are only attending this day. Full conference delegates are welcome to attend the Transdisciplinary Day.

Find out more at emes.net.