04 juin 2017

European Alliance for SSH invites new members to join

In 2015, a group of European disciplinary organisations founded the European Alliance for SSH to be a voice for social science and humanities disciplines in science policy. In May 2017, EASSH launches a call to invite new members from universities, research institutes and other research organisations to join the campaign to ensure the continued space for social science and humanities research in European and national programmes.
Why is EASSH needed?
More and more policy makers want to address ‘grand challenges’ or ‘missions’, which demand multidisciplinary approaches to address complex interconnected problems.  Many of these most complex issues are social or have a large social dimension. EASSH was therefore formed to ensure that the ‘social and human dimensions’ are recognised in the design of research policies. More...
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