Intensive summer programme in Standard Arabic for students of Social Sciences and Humanities

April 14, 2016

PEASS, the Arabic program for Social Sciences of EGE Rabat, the first school of political science in Morocco, will launch an intensive summer programme (100 to 200 hours) in Standard Arabic in June/ July 2016. This intensive language programme is designed especially for undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students enrolled in Social Sciences and Humanities, who wish to proceed with their […]


Call for Papers: Rethinking Social Movements in the Digital Age: Activism, Dissent and Rebellion in the Post-Arab Spring

April 6, 2016

International Conference, Orient-Institut Beirut (OIB), Lebanon July 29, 2016 This call for papers aims to bring in contributions from scholars across disciplines and social media activists to shed light on the increasing role of the digital in mediating state-society relations, particularly during and after the Arab Spring revolts. Contributions can be theoretical in nature aimed at […]


GEPP Executive Summer School in Global Environmental Policy

April 4, 2016

The Global Environmental Policy Programme (GEPP)’s Executive Summer School is accepting applications by May 31st 2016 for its Executive Summer School hosted by the University of Geneva and the International Environment House, Geneva, Switzerland. The Summer School will take place between August 28th and September 7th 2016. The Executive Summer School aims to bring together 25 selected participants with […]


IPBES seeks Social Scientists to Participate in Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

March 21, 2016

IPBES seeks nominations of social scientists to participate in a global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services, following the decision by the Fourth IPBES Plenary to initiate such an assessment. A call for experts has been sent out to all governments and observer organisations. IPBES places a particular emphasis on reaching out to social scientists. […]


Transdisciplinary Research Training begins in Stellenbosch, South Africa

March 14, 2016

As part of the ISSC’s mission to promote research with and for society, an introductory training workshop on transdisciplinary (TD) research begins today at the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Participants from across Africa will take part in the workshops, which aim to pilot and refine a new outline […]