Call for Expressions of Interest for organizing the ESRS Congress 2021

This is the official call for expressions of interest for arranging and hosting the XXIX European Congress for Rural Sociology in 2021. The responsibility for ESRS congresses will be shared between a Local Organising Committee (LOC) and a Scientific Committee. The LOC will be formed by the host institute and will handle all local arrangements. The Scientific Committee will be appointed by the ESRS council at a later stage. The Scientific Committee will handle the scientific programme and will develop the conference theme, preferably in discussion and agreement with the LOC. The LOC is responsible for all arrangements associated with hosting the event, including planned social events.

If you are thinking of organising the conference, please contact the president Sally Shortall ( with cc to the secretary ( before the 31st of March, 2019. The final expressions of interests should be specified according to the below guidelines and submitted before 31 of May, 2019. Please email your final expression of interest to:

For further details please refer to the Bid Organizing ESRS congress 2021