Website launched for 2018 World Social Science Forum

April 3, 2017

The hosts of the 2018 World Social Science Forum have launched a website for the Forum, which will take place from the 25th to 28th of September 2018 in Fukuoka, Japan. The theme of the 2018 World Social Science Forum is Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures. We are pleased to invite you to find out more about the […]

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Programme released for Ethnografilm 2017

March 29, 2017

The Ethnografilm Festival returns to Paris this April for its fourth annual edition at Ciné 13, Montmartre. Ethnografilm celebrates non-fiction filmmaking and video ethnography, with films that challenge audiences – and film-makers. Ethnografilm is a Director’s film festival, bringing together academic and documentary film-makers from around the world to watch and discuss films in the atmospheric surroundings of […]

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ACKnowl-EJ case studies underway in India, led by Kalpavriksh

March 29, 2017

Members of the ACKnowl-EJ network have begun a series of case studies which aim to deepen understanding on how transformations towards sustainability are enacted in specific locations. Researchers from Kalpavriksh, part of the ACKnowl-EJ network funded through the Transformations to Sustainability programme, are leading three case studies based in India. Kalpavriksh is a non-profit organization […]

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WSS Fellow Arnisson Andre C. Ortega receives Excellence in Research Award

March 23, 2017

World Social Science Fellow Arnisson Andre C. Ortega has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Virginia A. Miralao Excellence in Research Award for his publication Neoliberalizing Spaces in the Philippines: Suburbanization, Transnational Migration, and Dispossession. The Virginia A. Miralao Award is made by the Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC) to recognize original and meaningful research by promising young social scientists. In […]

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Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures on the Agenda for 2018 World Social Science Forum

March 22, 2017

The theme of the 2018 World Social Science Forum will be Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures, the International Social Science Council (ISSC) announced today. The Forum will take place from the 25th to 28th of September 2018, and will be hosted by Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. The growing complexity of the challenges facing societies […]

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