Global Social Governance
In the context of the global economic crisis, climate change and population growth, considerable debate has been engendered at all levels of governance concerning the implications of economic, environmental and demographic policies for social development, particularly with reference to established and emerging social protection systems, education and training, poverty reduction, health, ageing and wellbeing, and migratory movements.
The seminar combines an interactive workshop approach with the opportunity for round table, group and individual discussions on aspects of global social governance, as well as visits and discussions withto social science units in relevant government departments, university and independent research centres, and think tanks. Focusing on approaches to inter- and trans-disciplinary research, their methodologies, the gaps and problematic of emerging themes centred around research of this nature. At the end of the five days, Fellows will have a good overview of the current state-of-the-art of policy relevant research and a clear developed their vision of the major research priorities for the coming 5 to 10 years and started working on joint products. . Guidance will be offered on the drafting of chapters and articles for publicationsarising from the seminar as well as developed research initiatives on the topic of global social governance in an era of austerity.