Call for proposals 2019

The ESRC Festival of Social Science will run from the 2–9 November 2019.

The Festival of Social Science offers an opportunity for researchers to hold events aimed at non-academic audiences. Events, which are aimed primarily at academic audiences, are not eligible to be part of the festival.

Event holders will have the chance to develop their event organisational skills and take part in this prestigious annual event. Events are promoted on the ESRC website and will carry the ESRC festival logo. Last year’s festival was very successful view the excellent outputs from the event.

Applications are now open.  

Applicants are requested to download the application guidance and complete the application form. All events must involve a researcher from the social sciences.

Please return the forms to by 16:00, 7 June 2019

If you are not a member of staff at the University of Plymouth and are interested in applying, please contact

You can also use this email for any questions about the festival, kindly use the subject heading 'ESRC Festival 2019' when corresponding. We look forward to hearing from you.