XXV° ESRS Congress Florence, Italy 2013

European Society for Rural Sociology XXV° Congress “Rural resilience and vulnerability: the rural as locus of solidarity and conflict in times of crisis”. On behalf of the scientific commitee and the organising commitee we wish you warmly welcome to the XXV European Society of Rural Sociology (ESRS) Congress in Florence. This conference aims at increasing our knowledge of the effects of the crisis in the different regions of Europe and beyond, and to add to our understanding of the processes that contribute to vulnerability and resilience of people and places.