Call for papers - 9th CIRIEC International Research Conference on Social Economy, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 4-6 July 2023

01 Nov 2022

The 9th CIRIEC International Research Conference on Social Economy will be held for the first time in Asia, more precisely in Seoul, which played a leading role in the development of the social economy in South Korea. Organizers are happy to call for papers that will address issues related to the general theme of this conference, including democratic governance for a democratic society, decent work and social cohesion, cooperation between public, private and social economy, solving environmental and social problems for a sustainable society, measuring the impact of social economy, social economy and platform businesses, gender issues, reconstruction after conflicts or natural disasters and imaginary narratives for the future. Papers on other themes related to the social and solidarity economy are also welcome.


1. Democratic Governance

2. Partnerships Between Public, Private and SSE

3. SSE and Social and Environmental Transition

4. Statistics and Impact Indicators for the SSE

5. SSE and Gig Economy

6. SSE’s Role in Peace Building, Reconciliation and Reconstruction

7. SEE and Legal Frameworks

8. SEE and Green Transformation

9. SSE Utopias and Imaginary Narratives

10. Gender and SSE

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: 31 January 2023
  • Extended abstract submission deadline: 10 February 2023
  • Acceptance notification: 1 March 2023
  • Final paper submission deadline: 11 June 2023

Instructions for papers & abstracts

  • Language of Abstracts and Papers: solely ENGLISH
  • Abstract: max. 300 words, including 5 keywords and min. 5 references
  • Complete papers : max. 8000 words, including 5 keywords and all references
  • Compatible formats: Microsoft Word (.doc, docx).
  • Times New Roman 12 point, double spaced, 2.5 cm margin all around. References may be single spaced. Be sure to number the pages.
  • Name your file: Corresponding author last name in English capital letters_CIRIEC_Sub-theme number. Example : KIM_CIRIEC_6.

For more information,

please visit CIRIEC International website.

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