Young Scholars Workshop on Cooperatives

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2 februari 2018

The ICA CCR Young Scholars Program, the Young Scholars Initiative Working Group on Cooperatives and Cooperation, and Wageningen University & Research are convening a Young Scholar Workshop on Cooperatives on July 4th, 2018 in Wageningen, the Netherlands.

The programme can be found on the right.

Information about how to travel to Wageningen can be found here.

The objective of the workshop is to give young scholars from different disciplines the opportunity to develop further knowledge and skills on current issues on Cooperatives as well as to give space for networking and exchange.

In the morning, two well-known scientists from the field of Cooperative science will give a keynote speech, followed by discussion. One keynote speech is given by Prof. Murray Fulton (“Some thoughts on cooperative governance”). A second keynote speech is given by Prof. Maryline Filippi (“Being cooperative in the 21st century”). In the afternoon, participants will split up in parallel groups to discuss and work on a scientific case study. Results of the parallel groups will be brought back in plenary at the end of the workshop. A synthesis of the workshop results will be presented at the ICA conference.

The workshop will be preceded by a dinner and networking opportunity on Tuesday evening, 3rd of July. In the aftermath of the workshop on July 4th, Young Scholars are encouraged to participate in the ICA Research Conference, which starts on the evening of 4 July - to 6 July in Wageningen (


If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us:

Keynote speakers

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Prof. Murray Fulton 

Director and Fellow in Co-operatives and Public Policy

Centre for the Study of Co-operatives 

Professor, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy


Prof. Maryline Filippi 

French National Institute for Agricultural Research 

University of Bordeaux  - Bordeaux Sciences Agro