Co-operatives and the World of Work Research Conference

The International Co-operative Alliance's Committee on Co-operative Research (ICA CCR) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) will host a research conference from 8 to 10 November 2015 in Antalya, Turkey, as part of the Alliance's 2015 global conference.

News | 20 October 2015

The Committee on Co-operative Research (CCR) of the International Co-operative Alliance and the International Labour Organization are jointly hosting the 2015 International Research Conference, which will take place in Antalya, Turkey on 8-10 November 2015. The conference is expected to bring together researchers, students, practitioners, advocates, policy makers and representatives of employers and workers' organizations involved with co-operative enterprises, social/solidarity economy organizations and labour research.

More than 150 responses were received to the Call for Papers, which sought proposals exploring areas of job creation, rights at work, social protection and social dialogue, among others. Interest in the conference came from all parts of the world, with a large number of submissions from Brazil, Canada, France, India, Italy, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. The review of abstracts is currently under way and the notification of acceptance will be sent out in May 2015. Selected submissions will be presented at the International Research Conference on Co-operatives and the World of Work, with a number of publications on the theme to follow.

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