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Published on 18/05/2021by redazione

Cooperative and responsible finance in an international webinar

On the 17th of June the twelfth edition of the workshop with 20 scholars from all over the world

The challenges and prospects for growth of cooperative and responsible finance are at the center of the 12th annual workshop on the subject, organized online on June 17th by Euricse in collaboration with Federcasse (Italian Federation of Cooperative Credit Banks) and the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Trento, with the support of EACB (the European Association of Co-operative Banks). Four sessions with 20 scholars and researchers representing 22 universities and research centers will discuss the potential for innovation in the sector. The event will be closed by a roundtable on the impact of the Covid pandemic on the banking system.

To register click on this link: https://bit.ly/3h1Vwbs

The increasing attention towards an economy based not only on material products, but also on relationships, combined with demographic changes and various states’ fiscal crises, opens growth opportunities for activities requiring investments in health and healthcare, social and personal services, online assistance, green industry, and environmental protection. This trend has become even more important because of the recent pandemic, which has weakened the global economy as a whole and increased domestic and international imbalances, jeopardizing social cohesion and international relations. Cooperative and ethical banks, alternative funds and financial institutions that have invested in social innovation have thus shown great potential. These are the premises of the workshop organized by Euricse, the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Trento, Federcasse and EACB on the 17th of June, 2021.

During the online workshop, scholars from universities and centers will discuss about social finance institutions, cooperative banks and digitalization. A broad overview on regional banking systems will be provided as well: from German regional cooperative banks to rural credit cooperatives in Russia and financial services for poor farmers in Thailand.

The workshop, which will be opened by Silvio Goglio and Flavio Bazzana representing Euricse and the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Trento, will be closed by a roundtable on the impact of the Covid pandemic on the banking system, with the participation of Sergio Gatti, general director of Federcasse, and Volker Heegeman, head of legal department at EACB.

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Published on 16/09/2020by redazione

12th International Workshop on Cooperative and Responsible Finance for Development: Call for papers

17th and 18th June 2021, Trento

Euricse announces the organization of the 12th Euricse International Workshop on Cooperative and Responsible Finance for Development. The workshop, organized in collaboration with the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Trento and Federcasse (Italian Federation of Cooperative Credit Banks), with the support of EACB (the European Association of Co-operative Banks), will be held in Trento, Italy on June 17th and 18th, 2021.

Research Themes

The organizers are then inviting papers that explore the following themes:

Workshop Scientific Committee

Workshop Methodology

The methodology of the workshop is interdisciplinary and integrative. There will be only plenary sessions in order to stimulate interaction, exchange of ideas and debate. The organizers hope that by June 2021 all epidemic problems will be over: in this case the Workshop will be held in physical presence, with the possibility of remote connection (via Zoom) for listeners only. If problem persist, the workshop will only be held remotely.

The Scientific Committee will not only examine the papers by their scientific and innovative value but it will try to achieve a balance between the workshop themes. The accepted papers will be published in the site of Euricse.

Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships designed to encourage participation will be offered. For more details please visit our web site www.euricse.eu or write to organizational secretary conference@euricse.eu after February 2021.

Important dates

All abstracts should be prepared in A4 format (Times New Roman, size 12 fonts, single-spaced) and be no more than 500 words length. Authors’ full title, name, address, organization and email address should be included at the end of the abstract. Abstracts are invited up to the end of December 2020 to the following email address: conference@euricse.eu. The Scientific Committee will carefully review the applications and advise the selected authors to extend the abstracts into the full papers, which must be sent to the organizers by the end of March 2021. The authors of accepted papers will be notified by the end of April 2021.

For more information about the Workshop please contact: conference@euricse.eu.

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Published on 07/05/2019by redazione

10th International workshop on Cooperative and Responsible Finance for Development | Registrations are now open

20-21 June 2019, Trento, Italy

Euricse announces the organization of the 10th Euricse International Workshop on Cooperative and Responsible Finance for Development. The workshop, organized in collaboration with the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Trento and Federcasse (Italian Federation of Cooperative Credit Banks), with the support of EACB (the European Association of Co-operative Banks), will be held in Trento, Italy on June 20th and 21st, 2019.

The registrations are now open for the 10th Workshop on Cooperative Finance and Sustainable Development.

The participation is free of charge but for organizational reasons the registration is necessary before June 14th.

The workshop programme is available here.

Participants can enjoy discounted rates for hotels. Here the list of affiliated hotels.

For more information: conference@euricse.eu

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