SOCIOLOGIA RURALIS: special issue for the 25th of ESRS

The ESRS Congress is getting closer!!!

We would like to remind you some important logistics information:

1. The Opening Cerimony will be on 29th July 2013 at 4.30 pm in Salone dei Cinquecento in Palazzo Vecchio.  The registration desk will be open from 3.30 pm

2. From the 30th of July the congress will be at Building D6 in Polo di Novoli, Via delle Pandette, 9 Florence

3. The

 will be always available on this official congress website

4. At the Congress Venue in Polo di Novoli will be organize a SLIDE CENTER, where each speaker should leave his presentation at least 20 minutes before the start of his session. The slide center will be open from 8:00 am to the end of the scientific sessions on the 30th – 31st of July and 1st of August.

5. The proceedings will be available on this website before the beginning of the congress.

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On behalf of the scientific commitee and the organising commitee we wish you warmly welcome to the XXV European Society of Rural Sociology (ESRS) Congress in Florence. This conference aims at increasing our knowledge of the effects of the crisis in the different regions of Europe and beyond, and to add to our understanding of the processes that contribute to vulnerability and resilience of people and places.

Congress proceedings

Important dates

  • 25 January 2013 call for papers
  • 15 March 2013 Deadline for abstracts
  • 31 March 2013 Participants are informed about acceptance of abstracts
  • 15 May 2013 Deadline for early registration
  • 30 May Final programme ready
  • 1st June 2013 Deadline for uploading first version of short papers
  • 30 June 2013 deadline for final version of short papers after review

Go to ERSR site