X Conference of the Latin-American Network of Researchers on Cooperatives in Buenos Aires, 2 and 3 August 2018

25 Jul 2018

On 2 and 3 August 2018, the Latin-American Network of Researchers on Cooperatives will organise its X Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

The biennial event, which was launched in 2000, brings together academics, researchers and practitioners to discuss issues affecting cooperatives in the region. The theme of the conference is Cooperatives as drivers of inclusion.

The full programme can be consulted on the website.


Call for papers

Researchers were invited to submit abstracts for the 10th conference of the Latin American network of cooperative researchers in either Spanish or Portuguese. Abstracts were accepted until 16 February 2018 to investigadoresencooperativismo@gmail.com. Organisers were particularly interested in papers on the following topics: cooperatives initiatives promoting inclusion and sustainable development; strategic alliances to promote inclusion projects; financial inclusiveness policies; cooperatives and public policies; inclusion in the history and doctrine of cooperatives; limits and possibilities for economic and social inclusion; cooperatives and peace dialogue; and cooperative initiatives tackling exclusion, inequality or discrimination.