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JANUARY 2103: "Participatory local welfare, citizenship and third sector organizations.
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1/31/2013 to 2/1/2013
When: 1/31/2013

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Opening registrations of the International Conference 

"Participatory local welfare, citizenship and third sector organizations. What is at stake?” (PART_WEL Conference)

Pisa (Italy), 31st January - 1st February, 2013


Dear colleagues, dear friends, 

We are very pleased to announce the opening of the registrations (HEREof the International Conference "Participatory local welfare, citizenship and third sector organizations. What is at stake?” (PART_WEL Conference) that will be held in Pisa (Italy), 2013, January 31st - February 1st (Website HERE) 

PART_WEL Conference provides a significant opportunity to discuss in an international context aboutparticipation and its implications for the welfare systems in times of crisis: theories, methods and practices and institutional designs; planning, implementation and evaluation; social conflicts, people acting and struggling; successes and failures; etc. 

The Conference will bring together scholars, policy-makers, practitioners from all over the world to exchange views, practices and outcomes on the basis of various international experiences, comparative researches and local case studies (See the Final Program HERE) 

PART_WEL Conference will be structured along 3 Plenary Sessions and 2 Thematic Sessions. Each Thematic Session will be composed by 6 Streams, each of which will host a variable number of selected papers. The selected papers to be presented are 50. 

The plenary sessions will host keynote lectures from leading Italian and International speakers. The list of convenors includes the professors Ugo Ascoli, Vando Borghi, Rik van Berkel, John Clarke, Laurent Fraisse, Marisol Garcia, Yuri Kazepov, Veronica Lo Presti, Luigi Pellizzoni, Stefania Sabatinelli, Nicoletta Stame.


Mutual feedback will be provided between the plenary and the thematic sessions with the aim of making the conference a thorough, cohesive and dynamic context of discussion (See the Final Program HERE). 

Other events connected with the PART_WEL Conference will be organized in the same days. Keep attention to the Website HERE 

To submit the registration follow the instruction and fill in the form at this pages here: 

PART_WEL Conference offers some scholarships to facilitate participation, considering the turbulent times we live. Visit the page with the Registration conditions here: 

We sincerely hope PART_WEL Conference will meet your interests and we will be glad to meet you in Pisa on January 2013


PART_WEL Conference is promoted by:

· Volunteering and Participation Foundation (website here)

· Department of Political Science of the University of Pisa (website here).

The Organizing Committee:

· Riccardo GUIDI (Volunteering and Participation Foundation)

· Gabriele TOMEI (Department of Political Science, University of Pisa – LaRISS - TEVAL)

· Matteo VILLA (Department of Political Science, University of Pisa - LaRISS)

For any question and information, please contact: 

· visit the Conference Web Site:

· Contact PART_WEL Conference Secretariat:

Arianna Cortopassi, Mariella Popolla (at Fondazione Volontariato e Partecipazione)
Phone numbers: +39 0583 587645 (Bureau) / +39 393 8882141 (Mobile)
E-mail address:
Skype Account: fondaz.vol.par.
Fax: +39 0583 312748

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