TSCF international conferences bear on various subjects associated with
social capital. These conferences are diverse and interdisciplinary in
nature. They are held in principle every two years.
TSCF has set up the
conference on the
Future of Family (Brussels, May 11-13, 2004), the
I Conference on Social Capital (Buggiba, September 20-22, 2005), the 2006 Plovdiv
Seminar on the Risk Society (Plovdiv, June 16-18, 2006), the 2007 Hawaii
conference on Ethnic Diversity and Social Capital (Waikiki, November
15-19, 2007), the 2008 Malta
II conference on Social Inclusion (Buggiba, September 19-22, 2008), the 2010
Malta III conference on
Social Capital in Practice (Mellieha, May 7-10, 2010) and the 2011 conference on the World Economic Crisis and the Social
Transformations (Mellieha, 2-5 November 2011).
has also supported the 2009 Sweden conference on Urban Policies
and Social Capital (Lidköping, September 24-26, 2009).
The TSCF conferences are open to
all those who want to understand the world in which they live. The academic
content of the conferences is excellent but the language used is clear
and the conclusions are operational. Emphasis is put on lively
presentations based on modern communication techniques, in order to
allow congenial, interactive communication style. Speakers are scholars with a
wide variety of profiles and practitioners with an established academic
The number of participants
TSCF international conferences is restricted so as to allow participants to effectively
interact. Former participants in the TSCF conferences are part of
the larger constituency that TSCF wants to create. They are expected to
stay in touch and exchange information.
The TSCF conferences are preceded
with an open
call for papers allowing potential speakers to present their projects
for review. The abstracts submitted are evaluated by an independent
conference program committee. Participation is dependent on
compliance with our conference
rules and with our terms
Research presented to the conference
can be published by TSCF after further elaboration by the authors and appropriate assessment.
In addition to its
conferences, TSCF may hold high-level
meetings and seminars in various places around the
world on a rotating basis.