Call for applications: PhD Course on Poverty & Water at Bergen Summer Research School 2016

January 28, 2016

In June 2016, CROP, together with local and international partners, will organise one of the parallel PhD level courses that will make up this year’s Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS). Water, Climate and Society is the overarching theme for the summer school, and from 13-24 June 2016, some of the top international experts on water […]

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Call for Papers: 2016 IIAS-IASIA Joint Congress, Chengdu, China

January 28, 2016

The International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS) and the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) will organise the 2016 IIAS-IASIA Joint Congress to be held from 20 to 23 September 2016 in Chengdu, China. The congress will bring together academics and practitioners, PhD students and young researchers in public administration and management, as […]

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World Social Science Fellow wins Patrick J. Welch award

January 20, 2016

World Social Science Fellow Franklin Obeng-Odoom has won the Association for Social Economics’ Patrick J. Welch Award for his paper ‘Africa: On the Rise, But to Where?’. The Patrick J. Welch Award is given annually for the best paper published in the Forum for Social Economics journal. It was established by the Executive Council of […]

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Three Transformative Knowledge Networks launched by ISSC

January 19, 2016

Three “Transformative Knowledge Networks” will be funded as part of the innovative Transformations to Sustainability Programme, the International Social Science Council (ISSC) announced today. The programme aims to harness the potential of the social sciences to contribute to solving some of the world’s most urgent sustainability challenges by means of a better understanding of the […]

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Symposium on “Psychological Science & Violence: A Global Call to Action”

January 14, 2016

Dr Saths Cooper, Vice-President of the ISSC, will be the keynote speaker at a Symposium on “Psychological Science & Violence: A Global Call to Action”, taking place at Pace University, New York, on Monday February 8th 2016. Saths Cooper obtained his PhD in Clinical/Community Psychology from Boston University as a Fulbright scholar in 1989. A close associate […]

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