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06. 2015 ERNOP Conference - Call for papers

posted 22 Dec 2014, 07:19 by Arthur GAUTIER
Interdisciplinary Research on Philanthropy: Connecting the Dots

European Research Network On Philanthropy
7th International Conference, 9-10 July 2015
ESSEC Business School
Paris, France

Philanthropy research in Europe is carried out by scholars from a wide variety of disciplines. Also, philanthropy researchers are dispersed among countries, places, universities, faculties and research centers. Hosted by ESSEC Business School in Paris, the conference will gather scholars from various disciplines sharing a motivation to generate new knowledge about philanthropy by connecting the dots between. Participants are especially encouraged to send in proposals cutting through disciplinary and country related issues. Not only will the conference serve as a platform to discuss current research developments and to foster new insights about philanthropy, it also emphasizes the need for rigor and relevance in philanthropy research.

The conference aims to foster cooperation and exchange of ideas between academics from various disciplinary backgrounds and practitioners from the philanthropic sector.

The organizers welcome papers addressing national contexts as well as cross-national comparisons. Papers can be either empirical – using quantitative, qualitative, or mixed method approaches – or theoretical. Topics at the conference include (but are not limited to):

 Altruism and generosity
• Bequests and intergenerational transfers
• Cross-country studies of philanthropy
• Corporate philanthropy
• Cross-sector collaboration with for profit organizations or governments
• Diaspora and community philanthropy
• Economics of philanthropy
• Efficacy, efficiency and performance evaluation
• European philanthropy (or philanthropies)
• Family philanthropy
• Fundraising strategies and practices
• Governance of foundations
• High net worth philanthropy
• Impact, outcomes and outputs of philanthropy
• Legal and fiscal issues in philanthropy
• Methodology for philanthropy research
• Morality and ethics of giving
• Private and public foundations
• Social innovation, crowdfunding and philanthropy
• Venture philanthropy, social investment and impact investment
• Strategies for philanthropy
• Theories of giving and volunteering
• Volunteering, giving time

Keynote speakers
ERNOP is delighted to announce that Prof. Avner Ben-Ner (Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota) and Prof. Johanna Mair (Hertie School of Governance, Berlin) have accepted the invitation as keynote speakers.

Requirements and procedure
For the ERNOP Conference 2015, submissions of a short abstract and the full working paper are required. Please submit your abstract at www.ernop.eu/ERNOP-Conference-2015 by February 15th, 2015. You will be notified of acceptance by March 1st, 2015. Full working papers will be due June 14th, 2015.

• Abstracts should be about 2500 characters long (spaces, punctuation and title included. Authors, affiliations and keywords not included).
• Abstracts do not have a set structure. However, an outline of the research questions, methods, data sources, and a brief description of the results is highly appreciated.

Submission deadlines
Abstracts: February 15th, 2015
Full papers: June 14th, 2015

Practical issues and further information
Date of the conference: 9-10 July, 2015
Venue: ESSEC Business School, Paris
Early bird conference fee: € 250

More information and registration: www.ernop.eu/ERNOP-Conference-2015

Special conference issue of Voluntary Sector Review
Voluntary Sector Review, published by the Policy Press, intends to publish a special issue of the journal containing a selection of the best articles based on papers presented at the ERNOP conference in Paris.

The issue will comprise at least five research articles (8,000 words), three practice papers (2,000 to 3,500 words), two policy reviews (2,000 to 3,500 words). After the conference, the VSR editor will select articles for the special issue, in consultation with the VSR editorial team and the ERNOP special issue editor.


The ERNOP team looks forward to receiving your submissions
and welcoming you to Paris!
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Gilberte NGUYEN,
22 Dec 2014, 07:19