Call for nominations: Scientific Committee of the World Data System

ISSC Members are invited to submit nominations for the ICSU World Data System Scientific Committee. The World Data System (WDS) is an Interdisciplinary Body of ICSU created by its 29th General Assembly in Maputo, Mozambique, in 2008. Its main mission is to support ICSU’s vision by promoting long-term stewardship of, and universal and equitable access […]

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Linking Theory and Empirical Research: 8th Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences

The 8th Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences takes place from 16-26 July 2018. The summer school aims to support young researchers by strengthening their ability in linking theory and empirical research. The two-week programme creates an excellent basis for the development of their current research designs. In the first week, we address the key […]

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Two decades’ discourse about globalizing social sciences – Call for papers, Milan

What have we learned from two decades’ discourse about the globalization of the social sciences? What has been discussed about what the globalization of the social sciences means, and what globalized social thought aims to do? A third international conference on the topic ‘Two decades’ discourse about globalizing social sciences – concepts, strategies, achievements’ has been planned […]

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World Social Science Forum 2018 Grant Programmes

We’re delighted to announce two grant programmes for early-career researchers attending the 2018 World Social Science Forum (WSSF), which takes place in Fukuoka, Japan, between 25-28 September 2018. WSSF Scholarship for Early-Career Social Scientists from Low- or Lower-Middle Income Countries The Forum organizers are putting together a WSSF Scholarship (travel grants) Fund for early career social […]

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First plenary speakers announced for 2018 World Social Science Forum

We are delighted to announce a number of plenary speakers for the 2018 World Social Science Forum, which takes place in Fukuoka, Japan, from 25-28 September 2018. The theme of the Forum is ‘Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures’. The plenary speakers already confirmed are: Craig Calhoun President of Berggruen Institute and Former Director of the […]

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