First European Summer School on Solidarity Economy: Is it possible to foster a common agenda for Solidarity Economy in Europe?
4 - 8 September 2017, CES | Lisbon
Aline Mendonça dos Santos holds a bachelor's degree in Social Work from the Catholic University of Pelotas, a Master's degree in Applied Social Sciences by the University of Vale dos Sinos and a PhD in Social Work by the State University of Rio de Janeiro. She is currently a professor and researcher at the Catholic University of Pelotas and a researcher at CES where she joins the project "ALICE". She is a member of the Solidarity Economy Studies Group at CES (ECOSOL CES), a member of the Solidarity Economy Research Group of UNISINOS (ECOSOL UNISINOS) and researcher of the Public Policy Laboratory (LPP / UERJ). She has experience in the areas of Sociology and Social Service acting mainly in the themes State and society; Social movements and solidarity economy.
Giovanni Allegretti is Architect, planner and senior researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of Coimbra University, Portugal. He coordinates the PhD “Democracy in the XXI Century” and is visiting fellow at the Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg. For the mandate 2014-2019, he is co-chair of the Independent Authority for the Promotion of Participation in Tuscany (Italy). He coordinates the international Project “EMPATIA: Enabling Multichannel Participation Through ICT Adaptations” and a unit of “Comunix”, on rural commons. As a consultant for the ideation and management of participatory processes, he works as a consultant to the World Bank, the Council of Europe, the United Cities and Local Governments and the Swedish Association of local Authorities.
Jean-Louis Laville is research director at the Collège d'Etudes Mondiales of Paris and professor in the chair “Economie Solidaire” in CNAM, researcher in LISE (CNAM-CNRS) and IFRIS. He is member of the Board of Directors of the Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy, a founding member and member of the Board of Directors of the EMES International Research Network and founding member of the Latin American Researchers Network on Social and Solidarity Economy (RILESS). Author in 1994 of "Economie solidaire: une perspective international", where was laid the foundations of his perspective on Solidarity Economy, he is regularly invited by universities and research laboratories around the world, such as the CRIDIS at the University of Louvain and the CRISES, Montréal. He is the editor the collections Sociologie Economique, Solidarité et Société and Poiesis & Praxis.
Jordi Estivil is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at the University of Barcelona and a former Director of the Office of Social Studies of Barcelona (1984-2002). Coordinator of numerous research projects and author of numerous publications, he is the director of the editorial line Politicas Europeas of HACER. He is a specialist in social policies and Solidary Economy, having been a founding member of the Catalonian Network for Solidarity Economy and an international adviser to the Poverty and Social Exclusion Observatories of Catalonia, Budapest,, and Lisbon. Being a visiting professor at several universities, he was awarded the prize for the best professional trajectory in the social field conferred by the government of Catalonia (2010).
Lars Hulgård is a sociologist and holds a PhD in Public Administration. He is Professor at the University of Roskilde (RUC), Denmark, where he founded the Center for Social Entrepreneurship in 2006 and leads the research group in Social Innovation and Organizational Learning, as well as a Master's Degree in Social Entrepreneurship and Management. He researches, teaches and publishes on the themes of social innovation, social work, social entrepreneurship, social enterprises, and co-production in social service. He was Visiting Professor at the Universities of Harvard (2004), California (1998) and Mannheim (1992) and president of the Sociological Association of Denmark. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the EMES Network, of which he was President between 2010 and 2015 and a founding member.
Lina Coelho is a researcher at the Center for Social Studies, integrating the Research Group for Studies on Science, Economics and Society (NECES) and professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra, where she teaches in Economics and Management courses. She holds PhD in Economics, from the same institution, with the thesis "Women, Family, and Inequality in Portugal". She has developed research, taught and published in the fields of Family Economy, Economics of Inequalities and Feminist Economy. She participates as a national expert in the Network of Experts in the Field of Gender Equality, funded by the Justice DG of the European Commission.
Luciane Lucas dos Santos is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, integrating the Research Group on Democracy, Citizenship and Law (DECIDe), as well as the Alice Project Team - Strange Mirrors, Unsuspected Lessons, an international project funded by European Research Council, coordinated by Boaventura de Sousa Santos. She takes part in the study group on Solidarity Economy at CES (ECOSOL/CES). She holds a PhD in Communication and Culture from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Right now, she is Visiting Scholar at the Federal University of the Southern Bahia, in Brazil. Her research interests are: postcolonial and decolonial studies on consumption and Economics, Feminist Aesthetics, and Feminist Economics
Pedro Hespanha holds a PhD in Sociology, is Professor at the Faculty of Economics of Coimbra and is a founding member of the Center for Social Studies. Coordinator of the Research Group for Social Policies, Labor and Inequalities (POSTRADE) at this Center and of the Group of Studies on Solidary Economy integrated into the same Research Group. He has researched and published in the areas of rural studies, social policies, sociology of medicine, poverty and social exclusion. He has been a visiting professor at several foreign universities. He is co-editor of the books Dicionário Internacional da Outra Economia and Economia Solidária: questões teóricas e epistemológicas and of the special issue of the Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais on “Os desafios da Economia Solidária”.
Rogério Roque Amaro is Economist, PhD from the Université des Sciences Sociales II of Grenoble. Associate Professor of ISCTE (Department of Political Economy), teaches in the areas of Development and Social and Solidarity Economy. President of the Scientific Council and founding partner of the Centre for Studies for Solidarity Economy of the Atlantic (Ponta Delgada) and Director of the Review of Solidarity Economy. He currently belongs to the Advisory Board of RIPESS - Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of the Social and Solidarity Economy and to RIUESS - Inter-University Network of Social and Solidarity Economy. Founder and current vice-president of RedPES - Portuguese Network of Solidary Economy. Member of the Installing Commission of the Lusophone Network for Development and Social and Solidarity Economy.
Silvia Ferreira holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Lancaster (UK) and is a professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra, where she coordinates the graduation in Sociology as well as the PhD in Sociology and a Post-Graduation Course in Social Economy. She is a researcher at the Center for Social Studies and at the Center for Cooperative Studies and Social Economy. She is a member of the Board of Directors of EMES – an International Research Network. Her research has focused on: the third sector and social policies, social entrepreneurship and social innovation in the social and solidarity economy, volunteering, social economy and the crisis in Portugal and governance through local state / third sector partnerships.