Registration now open for World Social Science Forum 2018

March 1, 2018

Early-bird registration for the 2018 World Social Science Forum is now open. The World Social Science Forum will take place from 25-28 September 2018, in Fukuoka, Japan, on the theme of ‘Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures‘. Life in the Anthropocene requires inclusive and coordinated actions to ensure equality and security for human beings. Security and Equality […]


Call for nominations: Scientific Committee of the World Data System

February 13, 2018

ISSC Members are invited to submit nominations for the ICSU World Data System Scientific Committee. The World Data System (WDS) is an Interdisciplinary Body of ICSU created by its 29th General Assembly in Maputo, Mozambique, in 2008. Its main mission is to support ICSU’s vision by promoting long-term stewardship of, and universal and equitable access […]


Linking Theory and Empirical Research: 8th Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences

February 12, 2018

The 8th Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences takes place from 16-26 July 2018. The summer school aims to support young researchers by strengthening their ability in linking theory and empirical research. The two-week programme creates an excellent basis for the development of their current research designs. In the first week, we address the key […]


Two decades’ discourse about globalizing social sciences – Call for papers, Milan

February 2, 2018

What have we learned from two decades’ discourse about the globalization of the social sciences? What has been discussed about what the globalization of the social sciences means, and what globalized social thought aims to do? A third international conference on the topic ‘Two decades’ discourse about globalizing social sciences – concepts, strategies, achievements’ has been planned […]


Call for Nominations: International Science Council Governing Board

January 25, 2018

Nominations for the first Governing Board of the International Science Council are now being sought from International Social Science Council (ISSC) members. The International Science Council (ISC), which will be created on the basis of a merger between the ISSC and International Council for Science (ICSU), will hold its founding General Assembly in Paris, France, […]