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EASSH signs petition addressing the need to keep Research and Education in the Commissioner's title

EASSH signed an open letter to the Presidents Sassoli, Dr. Juncker and Dr. von der Leyen to demand explicitly that the EU commission revises the title for commissioner Gabriel to “Education, Research, Innovation and Youth” reflecting Europe’s dedication to all of these crucial areas. We also call upon the European Parliament to request this change in name before confirming the nominees for commissioner. Please join EASSH and support this letter by signing up as a supporter via ... Read more

The Humanities lead the discussion on Open Access for books - EASSH-OPERAS workshop

 EASSH and OPERAS have joined forces for an important roundtable on "A Plan S for Academic Books". Please read the short report which will set the scene for a larger workshop in Brussels in 2019-2020. 

Seize our Common Future: Joint Call for an Ambitious Horizon Europe Budget

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EASSH has joined efforts again with more than a dozen European organisations to call for an ambitious Horizon Europe budget that would invest in excellent, cross-border research and innovation (R&I). This investment is essential to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and to build a prosperous future for European society. 

The 15 associations call on the EU Institutions and national policy makers to strengthen R&I investment at European level. They urge... Read more

AAAS annual meeting: EASSH invited to present at Social Sciences section business meeting

On Friday 15 February, EASSH will address the attendees of the Social, Economic and Political Sciences section business meeting at the AAAS annual meeting. The intervention addresses the most important science policy issues affecting the conduct of social science in the EU countries and highlights salient contrasts with the current situation in the U.S. 

Director Gabi Lombardo gives prize-speech at Young Academy of Europe annual meeting

EASSH Director Gabi Lombardo was awarded the second Young Acadamy prize, recognising her work with EASSH in building a voice, community and strategic direction for social sciences and humanities, particularly with respect to future European research funding rounds. On Thursday 29 November, she collected that prize, giving a keynote speech to the Young Academy members as part of their joint annual meeting with the Academia Europea in Barcelona. 

In her speech Gabi addressed the need for social sciences and humanities to be... Read more