Oslo launch for World Social Science Report in April


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UNESCO and the Research Council of Norway are holding a seminar and discssion in April to mark the Norwegian launch the World Social Science Report 2013: Changing Global Environments, jointly published last year in Paris by the ISSC, UNESCO and the OECD.

Heide Hackmann, Executive Director of the International Social Science Council, will present the report. Professor Karen O’Brien, University of Oslo, and  Asuncion Lera St. Clair, Research Director at CICERO – who both contributed articles to the report, will discuss and comment on the issues raised in the report with Professor Gudmund Hernes, FAFO and current board member and former president of the ISSC.

See O’Brien’s article in the report, What’s the problem? Putting global Environmental Change into perspective and Lera St. Clair’s, Towards Responsible Social Sciences. 

If you would like to attend please see the information below and register your interest before 8 April 2014. If you cannot attend the launch, the conference will be streamed live online here. For further information please contact Jan M. Haakonsen.

World Social Science Report 2013

Launch Programme

Venue Research Council of Norway, Stensberggt. 26, Oslo google map

Date 11 April 2014

Time 09.00 – 13.00

Register Register online here

Contact Jan M. Haakonsen