Workshops List

54 ESF Exploratory Workshops in 2008:

  1. EW07-185 - PEN (formerly PESC), SOC (formerly SCSS)

    The Relevance Of Mathematics Education
    Dates and location: 7-10 January 2008, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Convened by: Paul Andrews (UK), Paul F. Conway (IE), Markku Hannula (FI)
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  2. EW07-089 - PEN (formerly PESC)

    Singularities In Mechanics: Description And Formation
    Dates and location: 21-25 January 2008, Paris, France
    Convened by: Jens Eggers (UK), Christophe Josserand (FR), Laure Saint-Raymond (FR)
    ESF Representative(s): Elisabeth Guazzelli (FR)
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  3. EW07-129 - HUM (formerly SCH), SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Transnational Human Rights Obligations In The Field Of Economic, Social And Cultural Rights
    Dates and location: 23-26 January 2008, Tilburg, Netherlands
    Convened by: Willem Van Genugten (NL), Martin Scheinin (FI), Wouter Vandenhole (BE)
    ESF Representative(s): Kostas Gouliamos (CY)
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  4. EW07-026 - HUM (formerly SCH)

    Long Term Socio-Ecological Research of an European Watershed – Towards an Environmental History of the Danube’s Riverine Landscapes (ENVIRDANUBE)
    Dates and location: 20-24 February 2008, Vienna, Austria
    Convened by: Verena Winiwarter (AT), Gertrud Haidvogl (AT), Martin Knoll (DE), Martin Schmid (AT), Ortrun Veichtlbauer (AT)
    ESF Representative(s): Rüdiger Klein (FR)
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  5. EW07-065 - PEN (formerly PESC)

    Astrophysical Tests Of Fundamental Physics
    Dates and location: 26-30 March 2008, Porto, Portugal
    Convened by: Carlos J.A.P. Martins (PT)
    ESF Representative(s): Walter Gear (UK)
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  6. EW07-149 - SOC (formerly SCSS)

    The E-Mediation Of Criminal Justice: Internet Crime Reporting
    Dates and location: 27-30 March 2008, Preston, United Kingdom
    Convened by: Martin O'Brien (UK), Majid Yar (UK)
    ESF Representative(s): Balázs Kiss (FR)
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  7. EW07-159 - SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Anthropology Of International Institutions
    Dates and location: 27-30 March 2008, Paris, France
    Convened by: Birgit Müller (FR)
    ESF Representative(s): Rainer Kattel (EE)
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  8. EW07-045 - LEE (formerly LESC)

    Modelling And Interpretation Of Ice Microstructures
    Dates and location: 8-11 April 2008, Göttingen, Germany
    Convened by: Paul Bons (DE), Sérgio H. Faria (DE), Sepp Kipfstuhl (DE)
    ESF Representative(s): Kai Rankenburg (FR)
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  9. EW07-004 - MED (formerly EMRC)

    BioBor – Exploring New Opportunities Of Boron Chemistry Towards Medicine
    Dates and location: 9-12 May 2008, Lodz, Poland
    Convened by: Zbigniew J. Lesnikowski (PL)
    ESF Representative(s): Katarína Poláková (SK)
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  10. EW07-158 - SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Access To Communication And Democratic Media Infrastructures In The Digital Environment: The Impact Of Convergence Digitalisation On Community Media Policy And Practice
    Dates and location: 12-15 May 2008, Budapest, Hungary
    Convened by: Kate Coyer (HU), Arne Hintz (HU), Mojca Plansak (SI)
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  11. EW07-007 - LEE (formerly LESC), MED (formerly EMRC)

    Cryopreservation Of Ovarian Tissue In Cancer Patients, Farm Animals And Endangered Species
    Dates and location: 15-17 May 2008, Heidelberg, Germany
    Convened by: Michael Von Wolff (DE), Claus Yding Andersen (DK)
    ESF Representative(s): Vladimir Bencko (CZ)
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  12. EW07-156 - LEE (formerly LESC), HUM (formerly SCH)

    Veterinary Knowledge: Between Human Medicine And Agriculture, 1870 - 1970
    Dates and location: 15-18 May 2008, Paris, France
    Convened by: Jean-Paul Gaudillière (FR), Delphine Berdah (FR), Pierre-Benoît Joly (FR)
    ESF Representative(s): Constantin Doukas (GR), Gísli Pálsson (IS)
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  13. EW07-104 - HUM (formerly SCH)

    Ego-Documents In European Context
    Dates and location: 21-25 May 2008, Bordeaux, France
    Convened by: François-Joseph Ruggiu (FR)
    ESF Representative(s): Naomi Segal (UK)
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  14. EW07-033 - PEN (formerly PESC)

    Hyperbranched polymers as novel materials for nanoscale applications : insight from experiment, theory and simulations
    Dates and location: 26-28 May 2008, Heraklion, Greece
    Convened by: Konstantinos Karatasos (GR), Alexey Lyulin (NL)
    ESF Representative(s): Michel Waroquier (BE)
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  15. EW07-186 - LEE (formerly LESC), SOC (formerly SCSS)

    The Reuse Of Contaminated Sites For Local Sustainable Development Strategies
    Dates and location: 26-28 May 2008, Venice, Italy
    Convened by: Margherita Turvani (IT)
    ESF Representative(s): Galin Gornev (BG), Aslihan Kerç (TR)
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  16. EW07-034 - LEE (formerly LESC)

    Improving Estimates Of The Rate Of Sea-Level Rise From The Greenland Ice Sheet
    Dates and location: 27-30 May 2008, Calla Millor, Mallorca, Spain
    Convened by: Tavi Murray (UK), Carl Egede Bøggild (NO)
    ESF Representative(s): Olgeir Sigmarsson (IS)
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  17. EW07-148 - SOC (formerly SCSS)

    The Labour Market For Scientists And Engineers
    Dates and location: 29-31 May 2008, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Convened by: Andries de Grip (NL)
    ESF Representative(s): Zdenka Mansfeldová (CZ)
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  18. EW07-038 - LEE (formerly LESC)

    Large-Scale And Long-Term Functional Biodiversity Research In Europe
    Dates and location: 2-4 June 2008, Potsdam, Germany
    Convened by: Markus Fischer (DE), Elisabeth Kalko (DE), Karl Eduard Linsenmair (DE), Simone Pfeiffer (DE), Ernst-Detlef Schulze (DE), Wolfgang Weisser (DE)
    ESF Representative(s): Constantin Doukas (GR)
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  19. EW07-023 - LEE (formerly LESC), HUM (formerly SCH), SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Developing Criteria For An Ecological And Ethical Valuation Of Environmental Impacts of GM Crops
    Dates and location: 4-6 June 2008, Engelberg, Switzerland
    Convened by: Franz Bigler (CH), Klaus Peter Rippe (CH), Olivier Sanvido (CH)
    ESF Representative(s): Zeljko Kucan (HR)
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  20. EW07-084 - PEN (formerly PESC)

    Physics Of Micro And Nano Flows
    Dates and location: 8-12 June 2008, Leiden, Netherlands
    Convened by: Lyderic Bocquet (FR), Detlef Lohse (NL), Patrick Tabeling (FR), Federico Toschi (IT)
    ESF Representative(s): Michel Mareschal (BE)
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  21. EW07-138 - SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Children’s Participation In Decision-Making: Exploring Theory, Policy And Practice Across Europe
    Dates and location: 16-18 June 2008, Berlin, Germany
    Convened by: Kay Tisdall (UK), Manfred Liebel (DE)
    ESF Representative(s): Frank Kuhn (FR)
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  22. EW07-001 - MED (formerly EMRC), HUM (formerly SCH), SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Advance Directives: Towards A Coordinated European Perspective?
    Dates and location: 18-22 June 2008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Convened by: Susanne Brauer (CH), Roberto Andorno (CH), Nikola Biller-Andorno (CH)
    ESF Representative(s): Kostas Gouliamos (CY)
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  23. EW07-053 - PEN (formerly PESC), SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Science And Technology Of Agreement
    Dates and location: 18-21 June 2008, Barcelona, Spain
    Convened by: Oscar Vilarroya (ES)
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  24. EW07-078 - PEN (formerly PESC)

    Interplay Between Superconductivity And Magnetism At Nanometer Scale
    Dates and location: 19-22 June 2008, Paestum, Salerno, Italy
    Convened by: Filippo Giubileo (IT)
    ESF Representative(s): Kenneth Ruud (NO)
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  25. EW07-150 - HUM (formerly SCH)

    Singing Actor/acting Singer: Performance, Representation And Presence On The Operatic Stage, 1600-2007
    Dates and location: 23-26 June 2008, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Convened by: Susan Rutherford (UK), Gabriela Gomes Da Cruz (PT), Clemens Risi (DE)
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  26. EW07-157 - HUM (formerly SCH), SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Youth Radicalisation And The Role Of Secular And Religious Ideologies In Legitimising Politically Motivated Violence
    Dates and location: 25-27 June 2008, London, United Kingdom
    Convened by: Nicola Mai (UK), Martijn De Koning (NL), Sara Silvestri (UK)
    ESF Representative(s): Dalina Dumitrescu (RO), Jon S. Olafsson (IS)
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  27. EW07-152 - HUM (formerly SCH)

    The Unthinkable: The Military Dead Of The First World War
    Dates and location: 29 June-2 July 2008, Péronne, France
    Convened by: John Horne (IE), Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau (FR), Gerd Krumeich (DE)
    ESF Representative(s): Slavomír Michálek (SK)
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  28. EW07-039 - LEE (formerly LESC)

    Linkages And Feedbacks In Highly Dynamic, Alpine, Fluvial Systems
    Dates and location: 30 June-3 July 2008, Cornino (Friuli), Italy
    Convened by: Angela M. Gurnell (UK), Klement Tockner (CH), Marco Tubino (IT)
    ESF Representative(s): Kai Rankenburg (FR)
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  29. EW07-146 - HUM (formerly SCH), SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Eugenics And Restorative Justice
    Dates and location: 4-6 July 2008, Hanover, Germany
    Convened by: Kathrin Braun (DE), Angelika von Wahl (US)
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  30. EW07-013 - MED (formerly EMRC)

    Molecular Signaling In Cardiovascular And Oncological diseases: Similar And Shared Pathways
    Dates and location: 13-15 July 2008, Pisa, Italy
    Convened by: M. Giovanna Trivella (IT), Giuseppe Rainaldi (IT)
    ESF Representative(s): Isabel Varela-Nieto (ES)
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  31. EW07-069 - PEN (formerly PESC)

    Correlations In Computer Science
    Dates and location: 5-8 August 2008, Brussels, Belgium
    Convened by: Ellie D'Hondt (BE)
    ESF Representative(s): Kaisa Sere (FI)
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  32. EW07-014 - MED (formerly EMRC)

    Challenges For Experimental And Theoretical Immunology
    Dates and location: 31 August-3 September 2008, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Convened by: Carmen Molina-Paris (UK), Paul Garside (UK), Grant Lythe (UK)
    ESF Representative(s): Martin Röllinghoff (DE)
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  33. EW07-103 - HUM (formerly SCH)

    Documenting Convergence And Diversity: Mande And Atlantic Languages In Contact
    Dates and location: 5-9 September 2008, London, United Kingdom
    Convened by: Friederike Lüpke (UK)
    ESF Representative(s): Maria del Carmen Picallo Soler (ES)
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  34. EW07-140 - HUM (formerly SCH)

    The International Community Of Experts And The Transformation Of The Fatherland. Central Eastern Europe In The European Context Since WWI
    Dates and location: 11-13 September 2008, Warsaw, Poland
    Convened by: Katrin Steffen (DE), Martin Kohlrausch (PL), Stefan Wiederkehr (PL)
    ESF Representative(s): Jacques Dubucs (FR)
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  35. EW07-032 - LEE (formerly LESC)

    Heterochromatin Structure And Function: From Repetitive Dna Sequences To Epigenetics
    Dates and location: 20-23 September 2008, Donja Stubica, Croatia
    Convened by: Miroslav Plohl (HR), Fernando Azorin (ES), John Seymour (Pat) Heslop-Harrison (UK), Barbara Mantovani (IT)
    ESF Representative(s): Zeljko Kucan (HR)
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  36. EW07-072 - PEN (formerly PESC)

    Extreme Laboratory Astrophysics: Advances And Opportunities In High-Energy Density Experiments
    Dates and location: 21-24 September 2008, Paris, France
    Convened by: Sergey V. Lebedev (UK), Andrea Ciardi (FR), Thomas Patrick Ray (IE)
    ESF Representative(s): Thibaut Lery (FR)
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  37. EW07-002 - PEN (formerly PESC), MED (formerly EMRC)

    Advanced Instrumentation For Cancer Diagnosis And Treatment
    Dates and location: 23-26 September 2008, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Convened by: Ken Peach (UK), Barbara Camanzi (UK), Rob Edgecock (UK)
    ESF Representative(s): Vladimir Bencko (CZ), Malgorzata Tkatchenko (FR)
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  38. EW07-172 - HUM (formerly SCH), SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Mirror Neurons And Social Cognition
    Dates and location: 23-26 September 2008, Turin, Italy
    Convened by: Riccardo Viale (IT), Giacomo Rizzolatti (IT), Corrado Sinigaglia (IT)
    ESF Representative(s): Savvas Savvides (CY)
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  39. EW07-022 - PEN (formerly PESC), LEE (formerly LESC)

    Computational Disease Modeling
    Dates and location: 24-26 September 2008, Barcelona, Spain
    Convened by: Albert Compte (ES), Johan Bjorkegren (SE), Carme Junqué (ES), Jesper Tegner (SE)
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  40. EW07-142 - SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Particularities Of Childbearing Determinants In East-European Countries After The Political Turnover
    Dates and location: 24-28 September 2008, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
    Convened by: Cornelia Muresan (RO), Jan M. Hoem (DE)
    ESF Representative(s): Balázs Kiss (FR)
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  41. EW07-037 - LEE (formerly LESC)

    Large Animal Models For Biomedicine
    Dates and location: 25-26 September 2008, Munich, Germany
    Convened by: Angelika Schnieke (DE), Eckhard Wolf (DE)
    ESF Representative(s): Jan Motlik (CZ)
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  42. EW07-044 - LEE (formerly LESC)

    Mesophyll Conductance To Co2: Mechanisms, Modeling And Ecological Implications
    Dates and location: 28-30 September 2008, Palma De Mallorca, Spain
    Convened by: Jaume Flexas Sans (ES)
    ESF Representative(s): Arja Kallio (FR)
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  43. EW07-027 - PEN (formerly PESC), LEE (formerly LESC)

    Dates and location: 1-4 October 2008, Granada, Spain
    Convened by: Ignacio Sainz-Diaz (ES), Julyan Cartwright (ES)
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  44. EW07-123 - SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Where Migration Policies Meet The Migrants: Comparing European And North American Experiences
    Dates and location: 2-4 October 2008, Athens, Greece
    Convened by: Anna Triandafyllidou (GR)
    ESF Representative(s): John Yfantopoulos (GR)
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  45. EW07-182 - SOC (formerly SCSS)

    The Emergence Of Southern Multinationals And Their Impact On Europe
    Dates and location: 2-4 October 2008, Dublin, Ireland
    Convened by: Louis Brennan (IE)
    ESF Representative(s): Volkmar Lauber (AT)
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  46. EW07-028 - LEE (formerly LESC), SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Europe’s Green Backbone - Post-Socialist Land Use Change In The Carpathian Region
    Dates and location: 9-10 October 2008, Berlin, Germany
    Convened by: Patrick Hostert (DE)
    ESF Representative(s): Bogdan Mach (PL)
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  47. EW07-139 - SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Surveying Immigrant Population In Studies Of Social And Political Participation: Methodological And Technical Challenges
    Dates and location: 16-18 October 2008, Madrid, Spain
    Convened by: Joan Font-Fabregas (ES), Monica Méndez Lago (ES)
    ESF Representative(s): Henk Stronkhorst (NL)
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  48. EW07-114 - HUM (formerly SCH)

    Islamization Of The Cultural Sphere? Critical Perspectives On Islam And Performing Arts In Western Europe And The Middle East
    Dates and location: 22-25 October 2008, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Convened by: Karin Van Nieuwkerk (NL)
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  49. EW07-062 - LEE (formerly LESC)

    The New Role Of The Extended Phenotype In Evolutionary Biology
    Dates and location: 2-5 November 2008, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Convened by: David Hughes (DK), Jacobus Boomsma (DK), Frédéric Thomas (FR)
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  50. EW07-012 - MED (formerly EMRC)

    Mathematical Modelling To Link Contact Network Analysis And Molecular Typing Of Pathogens
    Dates and location: 5-7 November 2008, Utrecht/Bilthoven, Netherlands
    Convened by: Mirjam Kretzschmar (NL), Marc J. M. Bonten (NL), Marion Koopmans (NL), Jim Van Steenbergen (NL)
    ESF Representative(s): Martin Röllinghoff (DE)
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  51. EW07-116 - HUM (formerly SCH)

    Late Roman Fine Wares: Solving Problems Of Typology And Chronology
    Dates and location: 5-9 November 2008, Barcelona, Spain
    Convened by: Miguel Angel Cau Ontiveros (ES), Michel Bonifay (FR), Paul Reynolds (ES)
    ESF Representative(s): Raymond Brulet (BE)
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  52. EW07-054 - LEE (formerly LESC)

    Seismic Oceanography
    Dates and location: 18-21 November 2008, Barcelona, Spain
    Convened by: Valentí Sallarès (ES), Ramon Carbonell (ES), Richard Hobbs (UK), Josep Lluís Pelegrí (ES), Nuno Serra (DE)
    ESF Representative(s): Isabel Ambar (PT)
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  53. EW07-131 - HUM (formerly SCH)

    At the Roots of European Legal Culture. Cross-Boarder Influences of Legal Literature in Early Modern Times
    Dates and location: 3-6 December 2008, Lille, France
    Convened by: Serge Dauchy (FR), Ulrike Müssig (DE), Heikki Pihlajamäki (FI)
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  54. EW07-125 - SOC (formerly SCSS)

    Individual And Team Decisions In Economics
    Dates and location: 4-6 December 2008, Innsbruck, Austria
    Convened by: Matthias Sutter (AT), Martin Kocher (DE), Frans van Winden (NL)
    ESF Representative(s): John Yfantopoulos (GR)
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