Activities

Future activities

   
 2019
 

30 January, Launch Knowledge Center Citizen Science (Brussels, Belgium)

In 2018, the Flemish minister of innovation, Philippe Muyters, launched the first call in Flanders for citizen science projects. Thirteen citizen science projects in total received funding on this call in 2018. To support these projects specifically and citizen science in Flanders in general, he also initiated the start of a Citizen Science knowledge center. During the past months the knowledge center has worked intensely to define its mission and activities, including a strategic branding trajectory to come up with an inspiring name and logo. During the launch event of the knowledge center for citizen science on 30 January 2019, the center wants to announce its new name, logo, mission, and activities. At the same time the event aims to inform scientists (and other citizen science project initiators) about the benefits of citizen science and inspire them to initiate citizen science projects. Tine De Moor will be one of the invited speakers at this event, delivering a lecture on how Citizen Science can accelerate the valorisation of academic knowledge.

> More info [in Dutch]

> Registration [ in Dutch]

   
 

18 February, Presentation INBO Report 'Natuurverkenning 2050' (Brussels, Belgium)

[due to scope only in Dutch,]

Op 18 februari 2019 stelt het INBO, het Instituut Natuur- en BosOnderzoek het rapport 'Natuurverkenning 2050: Inspiratie voor de natuur van de toekomst' voor in het Vlaams Parlement. In dit natuurrapport verkent de INBO hoe men in Vlaanderen vanuit vier uiteenlopende visies op natuur of “kijkrichtingen” tegen 2050 met groene infrastructuur aan de slag kan gaan om (deels) een oplossing aan te reiken voor het voortdurende biodiversiteitsverlies en enkele andere grote maatschappelijke uitdagingen zoals de klimaatverandering, de voedselzekerheid, etc. Het onderzoek gaat in op de sterktes en zwaktes van elke kijkrichting en de mogelijke synergieën en breekpunten ertussen. Aansluitend aan de presentatie zal een panelgesprek rond de natuur van de toekomst plaatsvinden met als panelleden prof. Tine De Moor, Dirk Draulans (wetenschapsjournalist Knack, bioloog), Piet Colruyt (impact investeerder), en prof. Marjolein Visser (hoogleraar landschapsecologie en voedselproductie, Université Libre de Bruxelles). De bijeenkomst is gratis toegankelijk, voorafgaande registratie is echter verplicht.

Meer info

Registratie

Rapport (pdf)

 

 

28 March, Virtual Conference and Book Launch 'Capital Women' (Utrecht, Netherlands, and online)

On March 28, Oxford University Press will publish the book Capital Women. The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800, authored by Jan Luiten van Zanden, Tine De Moor, and Sarah Carmichael. In this book, the authors highlights the important role of women in development, drawing on the experience of early modern Europe, employ novel data that focuses attention on female agency, control over economic resources, and involvement in the market economy, and  by comparative analysis shed light on different experiences in economic development, both historical and contemporary. The launch of this book will be on March 28, 2019, and will be accompanied by an online Virtual Conference on related topics, featuring several internationally reknown lecturers.

> Book info by publisher

> More info will follow

   

29 March, Boekpresentatie 'Ja, ik wil! Verliefd, verloofd, getrouwd in Amsterdam, 1580-1810' (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

[due to scope only in Dutch]

Op 29 maart 2019 publiceert uitgeverij Prometheus het boek Ja, ik wil! Verliefd, verloofd, getrouwd in Amsterdam 1580-1810, geschreven door René van Weeren en Tine De Moor. Het boek is mede gebaseerd op de resultaten van het Citizen Science- en Vele Handen-project 'Ja, ik wil!' dat tussen 2015 en 2017 door ons onderzoeksteam samen met meer dan 500 enthousiaste vrijwilligers uitgevoerd werd. In het boek worden de uitkomsten van wetenschappelijk onderzoek op basis van de data uit dit project voor een breed publiek toegankelijk gemaakt en wordt toegelicht wat de oorzaken en gevolgen waren (en zijn!) van het unieke huwelijkspatroon zoals we dat in Noordwest-Europa en vooral in de Lage Landen in de voorbije eeuwen kenden. De lancering van het boek zal gecombineerd worden met een symposium in het Amsterdamse Stadsarchief.

> Boekinformatie uitgever

> Meer info volgt
   

28-29 June,6th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy  (Utrecht, Netherlands)

 On June 28 and 29, Utrecht University will host the 6th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy. For about a decade, the burgeoning “sharing economy” has been capturing the attention of policy makers, scholars,  and the media alike. Initially viewed as a disruptive innovation promising to deliver a more sustainable, more efficient, and more socially connected society, sharing platforms such as Airbnb, BlaBlaCar and Uber have meanwhile grown from startups into successful multinational companies that attract controversy as much as excitement. At the same time, a multidisciplinary and lively research field on the sharing economy and collaborative economy has emerged, including economists, sociologists, management- and business scholars, innovation scholars, historians, geographers, and many others. The 6th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy (IWSE) in Utrecht aims to bring together academics and other stakeholders to discuss the latest insights on the sharing economy. Tine De Moor is member of the Scientific Committee of this Workshop. Call for contributions is open until 15 March 2019 and can be found here.

> Call for contributions (deadline 15 March 2019)

> Conference website

   

 

1-5 July, XVII Biennial IASC-Conference (Lima, Peru)

From July 1 until July 5, 2019, The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and the Universidad de los Andes from Bogotá, Colombia, will jointly organize the XVII Biennial IASC-Conference, that will be held at the premises of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru in Lima, Peru. Chair of this conference will be prof. Juan Camilo Cardenas, dean at the Universidad de los Andes and keynote lecturer at the IASC2017 Conference.

> Conference website

   

 

21-23 August, ICA - CCR European Research Conference Berlin 2019, 'Cooperatives and the Transformation of Business and Society' (Berlin, Germany)

From July 1 until July 5, 2019, COOP, the International Cooperatieve Alliance will hold its 2019 European Research Conference, enitled 'Cooperatives and the Transformation of Business and Society, hosted by the Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. New technologies, global environmental hazards and increasingly integrated markets are transforming the pace and principles of social interaction. Modern cooperative businesses actively contribute to fundamental changes of political, business and cultural environments. In the process, cooperative principles and organisational concepts themselves become the subject of renovation and revitalisation. The ICA - CCR European Research Conference 2019 in Berlin will discuss the role of cooperative organisations in ongoing transformations. Conference participants will discuss how cooperatives manage changes as well as how cooperatives influence the speed by which members and communities are affected and discuss the role of cooperative networks and associations as potential knowledge brokers and co-designers of the process of transformation. Empirical as well as conceptual work will be presented and discussed. Tine De Moor is member of the Scientific Committee of this conference.

> Conference website

 

> Call for abstracts (deadline 29 January 2019)

Previous activities

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