Research Networks

Active Social Policies Network (ASPEN)

is a group of social scientific researchers from various European countries. The network members are engaged in research projects related to the development of ‘active’ welfare states and the introduction of active social policies and activation programmes in Europe.


Beyond Our Backyards

Beyond Our Backyards is a network for agroecological learning, action and research developed under the Grundtvig Lifelong Learning Project "Farming the Future".


Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO)

established in 1967 is a non-governmental institution that brings together a hundred and ninety five research centres, as well as graduate and postgraduate programmes in the social sciences in twenty two countries.


Conselho Local de Acção Social de Coimbra (CLAS/C)

Local Council for Social Affairs brings together 161 institutions and organizations with the goal of promoting a civic awareness about social problems, and find local solutions.


Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA)

established in 1973 as an independent Pan-African research organisation with a primary focus on the social sciences, broadly defined. It is recognised not only as the pioneer African social research organisation but also as the apex non-governmental centre of social knowledge production on the continent.


Culturelink - the Network of Networks for Research and Cooperation in Cultural Development

The Network was established by UNESCO and the Council of Europe in 1989 in Paris at the UNESCO Consultation of Representatives of Regional and Sub-regional Networks for Cultural Development Research and Cooperation. The Network has primarily been serving as a platform for research in the field of cultural development, cultural policies and international cultural cooperation


Disaster Resilience Network (ANDROID)

is an Erasmus academic network that aims to promote co-operation and innovation among European Higher Education to increase society’s resilience to disasters of human and natural origin.


Emergence of Social Enterprises in Europe (EMES)

EMES is a research network of established university research centres and individual researchers whose goal has been so far to gradually build up a European corpus of theoretical and empirical knowledge, pluralistic in disciplines and methodologies, around our “SE” concepts: social enterprise, social entrepreneurship, social economy and solidarity economy.


EU-Russia Collaborative Research Network

The network was established in 2006 to encourage closer cooperation and exchange of views between the growing number of EU-specialists working on Russia and the post-Soviet states coming under the European Neighbourhood Policy and colleagues in the field of Slavonic Studies who were interested in the EU.


European Consumer Debt Network (ECDN)

A European civil society network, financially supported by the European Commission, built on the experiences and activities of key actors in the fight against over-indebtedness and financial exclusion from across Europe, such as debt advice services, educational organisations, consumer agencies, research institutes, etc.


European Expert Network on Culture (EENC)

O EENC contribui para a melhoria do desenvolvimento de políticas de cultura na Europa, prestando apoio e aconselhamento à Comissão Europeia na análise de políticas culturais e suas implicações a nível nacional, regional e europeu. Em vez de realizar pesquisas primárias, o EENC oferece assessoria especializada aos responsáveis ​​políticos através da sintetização de pesquisas atuais e questões relevantes de forma útil para o desenvolvimento de políticas. Entre as tarefas confiadas ao EENC está o lançamento e gestão de um site, que deve fornecer informações abrangentes tanto sobre as atividades da EENC quanto sobre outros desenvolvimentos relevantes para os campos em que a rede opera.


European International Studies Association (EISA)

The European International Studies Association (EISA) is a new individual membership based association, serving the International Relations community in Europe and beyond.EISA aims to bring together academics and others working in the field and subfields of international studies in Europe and beyond. EISA aims to be a forum for enhancing research on international studies and for stimulating mobility, exchange and dissemination of knowledge throughout Europe and beyond.


European Society for Environmental History (ESEH)

works since 1999 actively to promote the study of environmental history in all academic disciplines.


EUROZINE

an independent network of, and portal for, European cultural journals, founded by a group of journals, among which is the Centre’s Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais. The network now includes over 50 journals and institutions from almost every European country. The editor of Revista Crítica is a member of the Editorial Board of Eurozine


Expert Group on Gender, Social Inclusion and Employment (EGGSIE)

is a network of experts in the fields of employment, social inclusion and gender equality issues. It comprises 30 national experts (26 European Union member-states plus Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Romania) plus a coordinating team.


Initiative for Peacebuilding (IfP)

is a consortium led by International Alert and funded by the European Commission. IfP draws together the complementary geographic and thematic expertise of 10 civil society organisations (and their networks) with offices across the EU and in conflict-affected countries. Its aim is to develop and harness international knowledge and expertise in the field of conflict prevention and peacebuilding to ensure that all stakeholders, including EU institutions, can access strong independent analysis in order to facilitate better informed and more evidence-based policy decisions.


International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA)

is the global network of civil society organisations working to stop the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons (SALW). The network has 700 members and CES participates through its Humanities, Migration and Peace Studies Group.


International Association of thew Portuguese Language Social and Human Sciences (AILPcsh)

A AILPcsh surgiu na sequência de onze  Congressos LUSO-AFRO-BRASILEIROS DE CIÊNCIAS SOCIAIS cuja primeira edição remonta a 1990. As principais atividades da associação são a organização do seu Congresso, em regime de itinerância entre os países de língua oficial portuguesa e a criação de plataformas de incentivo e promoção de redes de pesquisa e publicações.A AILPcsh pretende afirmar-se como um canal de política científica fundamental na promoção de um espaço de cooperação entre os cientistas sociais de Língua Portuguesa.


International Network for Economic Method (INEM)

The International Network for Economic Method seeks to promote links among economic methodologists, economists in all fields, and scholars in cognate disciplines. It aims to serve all who would reflect upon the methods of economics and of closely related social sciences.


International Network for Urban Research and Action (INURA)

International Network for Urban Research and Action (INURA) é uma rede internacional de pessoas e grupos envolvidos em investigação, ação direta, divulgação e debate sobre temas relacionados com formas de resistência à desigualdade de direitos, principalmente em contexto urbano.