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TSCF 2008 Malta Conference

Organized by the Social Capital Foundation
Dolmen Resort Hotel, Buggiba, Republic of Malta
September 19 - 22, 2008



This conference will discuss openly the issues associated with social capital, social inclusion and social cohesion. As possible examples, the following topics may be presented and/or discussed at the conference: 

• Social capital and social inclusion, conceptual and empirical links,
• Ethnic diversity and social capital, migrations, and minority integration,
Social mobility and social capital,
• Social cohesion and revenue inequality issues,
• Social capital and public policies, community development, urban poli
• Lifelong learning, education issues related to social capital,
• Social capital, families, and the private life,
• Definition and measurement issues about social capital,
• Issues revolving around the TISR model,
• Other issues proposed by participants. 

This type of conference brings together social scientists, economists, policymakers, social workers and the widest spectrum of the involved players to explore the social cohesion issues arising in our society. The objective is to make progress on the understanding of these issues, by shedding light on some current developments and drafting innovative, practical responses.>The Social Link Cycle is a line of conferences dedicated to the bond between people within society, and its contemporary crisis. 


Conference wil take place from Friday, 19 September 2008, 5 p.m. (welcome cocktail) to Monday, 22 September 2008, noon (local time).

Part or intermittent attendance is not allowed, except on Friday evening and Monday morning. 

Opening of submissions and registrations: 2 January 2008, 8 a.m. CET.  

Closure of submissions and registrations: 31 July 2008, 6 p.m. CET.


The Social Capital Foundation

The Social Capital Foundation (TSCF) is an independent non-profit institution that pursues the promotion of social capital and social cohesion. TSCF's orientation emphasizes the necessary social dimension of the market economy, the pivotal role of the middle class in modern society, the...

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