Maison des sciences de l'homme en BretagneDecember 6 2012: British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London 
International Forum on The Humanities Research at the Dawn of ERA and Horizons 2020 

This international forum brings together representatives of universities, research institutions, research managers, evaluation and ranking agencies, funders and key actors from the disciplines themselves to discuss the key issues affected humanities research within the context of the European Research Area. It will look at how funding, evaluation and cooperation patterns affect the place of humanities and social sciences research in the coming years, and especially in the light of Horizons 2020.
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This event is organised by the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme de Bretagne, for information, please contact Prof Geoffrey Williams or Dr Ioana Galleron [williams|galleron]
Programme - Humanities Research at the dawn of ERA and Horizons 2020
-Draft Programme-

London, 6th December 2012
I. Opening session

10h00 Welcome speech, Professor Nigel Vincent FBA, Vice President, Research and Higher Education, British Academy and Professor Emeritus of General & Romance Linguistics, The University of Manchester
10h10 Impacts of ERA on the Humanities and Social Sciences: wishes, tools... and foreseen problems, Dr. Ioana Galleron and Professor Geoffrey Williams
10h30The HSS within ERA: Europe's rationale, Philippe Keraudren, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission, DG Research
II. Evaluation and internationalisation of careers and research

11h45 Assessing HSS research units from an international point of view, Gero Federkeil, CHE,Ranking
12h05 Assessing HSS research units from an international point of view, Professor Bruce Brown, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, University of Brighton and Chair of Main Panel D (arts and humanities) Research Excellence Framework
III. Financial incentives within ERA

14h The French point of view: Agence National de Recherche, Professor Pascal ARNAUD, Director Department SSH, Agence Nationale de la Recherche, Membre de l'Institut Universitaire de France
14h15 The British point of view: Arts and Humanities Research Council, Professor Mark Llewellyn, director of Research, and University of Strathclyde, UK
14h30 Private funders: Approached
IV. The actor's point of view

15h20 UK, Europe and ERA, Professor. Keith Brown, Vice-President and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Manchester
15h35 Research universities and ERA, Professor H. W. van den Doel, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Leiden
V. Summing up

16h10The future of humanities research in a wider European Research Area, Reporters, panel members.