Due to the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the Evalhum and the Adam Mickiewicz University have no choice but to make the necessary decision to postpone the RESSH 2020 originally scheduled for September 17–18, 2020 in Poznań.

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Potential topics under study include but are not limited to:

Specificities of SSH research and SSH research evaluation

  • Notions and perceptions of quality
  • Diversity
  • Relation between knowledge production and assessment
  • The international dimension in SSH research
  • SSH and local knowledge

Aspects of SSH research evaluation

  • Societal relevance
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Internationalisation
  • Peer review
  • Open access
  • Effects of evaluation and performance-based funding on SSH research and researchers

Approaches to SSH research evaluation

  • Scholarly books and their evaluation context
  • Data sources for SSH evaluation
  • Responsible use of metrics
  • Alternative metrics

In each case, authors are expected to explicitly link the topic to evaluation of SSH research. Case studies of specific fields are welcome.


Important dates

  • 17th of April: deadline for the submissions
  • 19th of June:  Acceptance confirmation and opening of registration
  • 19th of July:  Early Bird Registration Closes
  • 4th of September: Standard Registration Closes
  • 17th of September: Start of the RESSH 2020