5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2014

August 4, 2014

5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2014 “Integrative Risk Management – The role of science, technology & practice” 24 – 28 August 2014 | Davos, Switzerland The IDRC Davos 2014 is bringing together over 1000 leading experts from government agencies, science, and the private sector includingMargareta Wahlström, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]