ALLEA and the Academy of Sciences of Turin will jointly host the conference The Role of Academies in Sustaining European Knowledge Societies in Time of Crisis. The conference belongs to the ALLEA series Europe on Test: Narratives of Union and Disunion. The general theme of the series is the crisis of the European Union considered from the perspective of the different nations and Academies.
The conference to be held at the Academy of Sciences of Turin will, more specifically, focus on discussing the function of Academies today, both in general and with particular reference to the European crisis. This question will be analysed from different disciplinary perspectives.