Grants of up to 90,000 Euros available to research the “Energy – Health – Natural Disasters” nexus in African cities

July 20, 2016

ISSC is working with ICSU and NASAC to support 10 African research projects on the Energy-Health-Natural Disasters nexus in African cities. These projects are expected to generate new solutions-oriented knowledge that will help develop new urban paradigms in Africa and make African cities more resilient, adaptable and healthier. This is the first call in a […]

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CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2016

July 12, 2016

Deadline for proposals: July 31, 2016 CROP seeks proposals for original, high-quality, alternative and critical academic manuscripts for the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2016. Works challenging the dominant thinking and knowledge about poverty and providing sound contributions to the eradication and/or prevention of poverty in our world are especially welcomed. Poverty must be […]

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Vacancy Announcement: CODESRIA Executive Secretary

July 12, 2016

Deadline : 15th September 2016 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) invites applications from suitably qualified senior African scholars for the position of Executive Secretary in its pan-African Secretariat located in Dakar, Senegal. This position, which will fall vacant in 2017, is the most senior management post in the […]

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Call for Papers – Hugo Conference: Environment, Migration and Politics

July 12, 2016

Liège, Belgium, 3-5 November 2016 Deadline for submission: 19 August 2016. On the eve of COP22, at which the human dimensions of climate change is expected to be high on the agenda, this conference will address the case of the increasingly numerous people displaced as a result of environmental disruptions, many of them related to climate change. This […]

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Call for papers: workshop on Social Inclusion and Poverty Eradication

July 8, 2016

International academic workshop organised by CROP and Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, 17-18 November 2016, Harvard University, USA. This workshop will explore the ways in which social exclusion contributes to poverty, and how social inclusion in various spheres may reduce it. Particular attention will be paid […]

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