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5th International Conference on e-Social Science

14 Apr 2009

Registration now open


5th International Conference on e-Social Science
Maternushaus, Cologne
24 - 26 June 2009

Early bird registration rates are available until 26 April. For full details on fees, please visit:

Special Conference rates on accommodation at selected hotels are also available until 24 April. Details of these offers can be found at:

The aim of the annual international conference on e-Social Science is to bring together leading representatives of the social science, e-Infrastructure, cyberinfrastructure and e-Research communities in order to improve mutual awareness and promote coordinated activities to accelerate research, development and deployment of powerful, new methods and tools for the social sciences and beyond.

This year's Keynotes include Ian Foster, a pioneer in developing advanced distributed computer technologies and author of The Grid: Blueprint for a New Computing Infrastructure; Mario Campolargo, Director of the "Emerging Technologies and Infrastructures" Directorate of DG-INFSO in charge of Future and Emerging Technologies, ICT-based infrastructures for science as well as ICT trust and security, experimental facilities and experimentally driven research for Future Internet; and David Theo Goldberg, author of several books including The Threat of Race: Reflections on Racial Neoliberalism (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), The Racial State (Basil Blackwell, 2002) and Racist Culture: Philosophy and the Politics of Meaning (Basil Blackwell, 1993).

The full programme for the conference will be announced shortly.

For further information on the conference and to register, please visit: