Fellows Seminar on Global Social Governance kicks off

July 29, 2014

20 early career social scientists — our World Social Science Fellows — gather in London to further the discussion and the field of social governance. Over the next five days, through a series of interactive workshop approaches, our Fellows will focus on approaches to inter- and trans-disciplinary research, their methodologies, and the gaps and problematic […]

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23rd World Congress of Political Science

July 7, 2014

The 23rd World Congress of Political Science, organized by the International Political Science Association (IPSA) will be held in Montreal this year. This event will bring together 3000 political scientists from 80 countries to discuss the contemporary evolutions of governance faced with issues of globalization and the transformation of democracy in the world. The event […]

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CROP Scientific Committee Meeting and Workshop

July 4, 2014

On June 30 and July 1, 2014, the CROP secretariat gathered the members of the CROP Scientific Committee in Bergen for a meeting with an extensive agenda to cover. As part of the topics discussed the committee worked on strategic issues such as CROP Strategic Plan and CROP Communication Plan 2015 -2020. Thomas Pogge (Yale […]

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Bidding open for the 2018 world social science forum

July 3, 2014

The ISSC is pleased to invite you to express your interest in submitting a bid for the 2018 World Social Science Forum. The global priority problems on which the ISSC focuses its energies are growing in their complexity and urgency. We live in a world where it has become increasingly difficult to disentangle the many […]

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RIA Fellows at IRDR Conference

July 3, 2014

In June, RIA Fellows, who took part in a World Social Science Fellows seminar on Disaster Risk in New Zealand, attended the 2014 IRDR Conference and presented their grant-winning projects. The IRDR Conference was under the theme “Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A Tool for Sustainability” and placed emphasis on the importance of science as a tool […]

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