Climate science conference “Our Common Future” opens in Paris – Transformations Programme Session Details

July 7, 2015

A major international climate science conference attended by almost 2000 academics gets underway in Paris today, to table the latest thinking on managing climate change and avoiding its worst impacts. ICSU is one of the co-organizers of the conference. With close to 2000 academics from almost 100 countries, Our Common Future Under Climate Change (CFCC15) […]

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Call for Applications – Strengthening PhD Programmes in African Universities

June 23, 2015

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is pleased to announce the call for applications from research laboratories and doctoral schools in African universities for the first phase of its initiative to support research in the social sciences and humanities. The support initiative is geared towards alleviating the problems faced by many African universities […]

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Panel on the WSSF 2015 at CODESRIA General Assembly

June 23, 2015

At the recent CODESRIA General Assembly in Dakar, Senegal, Thandika Mkandawire and Pierre Sané presented the World Social Science Forum 2015. The World Social Science Forum is an endeavour to present the voices and perspectives of African scholars. How do we restructure global relations in order to ensure a just world? Thandika Mkandawire spoke on the […]

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Herbert Docena takes up post on WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme

June 17, 2015

Herbert Docena, a Filipino national currently undertaking a PhD in Sociology, has begun his fellowship as the latest Fellow of the WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme. Herbert Docena will commence his research at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, and over the next six months will focus and investigate “Transnational politics of climate change, particularly on the North-South dynamics […]

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Ethnografilm Asia to open in Thiruvananthapuram, India

June 12, 2015

The second Ethnografilm Asia opens on June 13th in Thiruvananthapuram, India, with a selection of films from the second edition of the Ethnografilm Festival which took place earlier this year in Paris. This builds on the success of the first Ethnografilm Festival and Ethnografilm Festival Asia which premiered in 2014, and is testament to the […]

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