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The Young Scholar Workshop


The Young Scholar Workshop

2nd November 2022



This workshop is intended for junior researchers in the field of cooperatives and the solidarity economy. Participants must submit abstracts and full papers to be considered for the Young Scholar Workshop. The workshop is limited to 15 participants.


The objectives of the workshop are:

·       To assist young scholars, develop robust academic papers

·       To help young scholars master the process of academic publishing.

·       To map academic careers

·       To assess trends and opportunities in the field of cooperative and the solidarity economy research

·       To engage young scholars on their experiences as researchers.


The workshop is a one-day event taking place a day before the conference. Participants are urged to raise sponsorship from their host institutions to cover the workshop fee.


Young Scholars doing research, but not limited to, the following areas are encouraged to submit abstracts for the workshop:


-       Cooperatives and development

-       Cooperative identity

-       SMME development

-       Economic Development

-       Solidarity Economy

-       4IR

-       Entrepreneurship Development


Inquiries about the workshop can be e-mailed to

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