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Social sciences and humanities in FP6 - All calls 2002-2006

Funded under: FP6-SOCIETY


Within the Sixth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (2002-2006), Priority 7 “Citizens and Governance in a Knowledge-based Society” aims to mobilise European research in economic, political, social sciences and humanities in order to develop an understanding of and to address issues related to the emergence of a knowledge - based society as well as to identify and address, on the one hand, new forms of relationships between its citizens and, on the other between its citizens and institutions.
In order to attain these objectives, researchers were invited to address issues related to the following 7 research areas, grouped into two major themes:
Knowledge based society and social cohesion
1. Improving generation, distribution and use of knowledge
2. Options and choices for the development of a knowledge-based society
3. Variety of paths towards a knowledge society Citizenship, democracy and new forms of governance
4. Implications of European integration and enlargement
5. New forms of governance
6. Resolution of conflicts and restoration of peace
7. New forms of citizenship and cultural identities
And one additional research area of a horizontal nature:
8. Actions to promote the European Research Area in Social Sciences and Humanities and their contribution to the knowledge based society in Europe.
The implementation of this Priority was undertaken through the launching of calls for proposals in 2003 and 2004 and researchers had the possibility of using various types of research instruments.

Additional information

Authors: No author stated, European Commission, DG Research, Brussels (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 22848 EN (2007), 447 pp. Free of charge
Availability: (Catalogue Number: KI-NA-22848-EN-C)
ISBN: ISBN: 978-92-79-05738-0
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