Position Papers

People's Union

Together, Civil Society Europe (CSE) and the European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanities (EASSH) call for an ambitious investment in FP9 for a grand challenge to achieve a People’s Union, covering research addressing EU citizens' main concerns.
The paper focus on three main points:

  • The need for a cluster with attention to People's Union
  • Few examples of areas of interests in the cluster: Democracy, Inequalities, Culture and Art, and Education
  • The importance to finance this cluster with a comparable budget to all the other clusters. This research not only is relevant to EU citizens but also addresses two of the Programme's priorities: gender balance and wider inclusion of Eastern European scholars

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EASSH responds to the Consultation on EU funds in the area of investment, research & innovation, SMEs and single market.

Focusing on the EU for Research and Innovation, EASSH supports the Lamy's report claim to double FP9 budget. Research today is 'an essential good and deliver tangible results for EU citizens'. For advanced economies like Europe, investing in research is crucial.

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Double Investment in Research, Innovation and Education. The plea of University Associations and National Research Performing Organisations

EASSH has joined several European organisations for a joint statement to Double the FP9 Budget. See our statement....

Annual Prize of the Young Academy of Europe to Gabi Lombardo

The Young Academy of Europe awarded their annual prize to Gabi Lombardo, Director of EASSH.With this Prize, the YAE recognizes the outstanding achievements and contributions by early to mid-career...

Pathways for Impact from SSH Research

In November 2018, the Austrian Presidency organises a conference to show how research responds to several strategic developments, which are shaping European policy discussions. See the...