Conference Report

December 2013

Full Report as PDF

  1. Introduction by Helga Nowotny (Text)
  2. Conference Report – Executive Summary (Text)
  3. Vilnius Declaration Horizons for Social Sciences and Humanities (Text)
  4. Plenary Contributions:

4.1 Diversity and Common Ground

  • Jean Louis Fabiani: Reflective boundaries and competitive fragmentation. What is the common ground of the European SSH? (Text)
  • Daniel Weidner: Pluralities, Memories, Translations: Remarks on European Cultures of Knowledge in the Humanities (Text)
  • Ulrike Felt: Within, Across and Beyond – Reconsidering the Role of Social Science and Humanities in Europe (Text)
  • Giuseppe Testa: European lives: new vistas across the social sciences and the biomedical humanities (Text)

4.2 Engaging in Training and Education

4.3. Impact and Evaluation

5. Conference session reports: SSH in the Societal Challenges Pillar of Horizon 2020

  1. Health, demographic change and well-being (Text)
  2. Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine and maritime research, and the bio-economy (Text)
  3. Secure, clean and efficient energy (Text)
  4. Smart, green and integrated transport (Text)
  5. Climate action, resource efficiency and raw materials (Text)
  6. Europe in a changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective societies (Text)
  7. Secure societiesProtecting Freedom and Security of Europe and its Citizen(Text)

6. Commentaries

5.1 Chad Gaffield: New Horizons for the Study of People: Interdisciplinarity, Internationalization and Innovation in the Digital Age (Text)
5.2 Tereza Stöckelova: In the bed or at the table? (Text)
5.3. Ed Hackett: Horizon 2020 and the Humanities and Social Sciences (Text)

7. Consultation report

Consultation Report (Text)

8. Media, Press and follow-up events

The editors wish to thank Simone Rack, Klaus Neundlinger, Mitchell Young and Rafael Schögler for their comments and feedback.