Transformational change by civil society on the agenda for 3rd Transformative Knowledge Workshop

November 5, 2016

New Delhi, 6 November – The third Transformative Knowledge Workshop begins today at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. It will bring together representatives from the three Transformative Knowledge Networks (TKNs) funded under the ISSC’s Transformations to Sustainability (T2S) Programme – ACKnowl-EJ, PATHWAYS and T-LEARNING – as well as others who were involved in the […]

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Call for Papers – Depths and Surfaces: Understanding the Antarctic Region through the Humanities and Social Sciences

November 3, 2016

A conference to be held at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 5-7 July 2017 Deadline for Abstracts: 3 March 2017 (see details below) Keynote Speakers: Prof. Sanjay Chaturvedi (Panjab University), Prof. Anne Noble (Massey University) and Prof. Tim Stephens (University of Sydney) Further information about venue, programme, etc, to […]

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Call for scientific and non-academic reviewers

November 3, 2016

The New Urban Agenda is now adopted. The International Social Science Council, in partnership with the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC), will support 10 col­laborative research projects across Africa (to the value of up to 90,000 Euro each over two years) in 2017 in order to ensure […]

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Call for Research Proposals: Fourth Cycle of the Research Grants Program (2017-2018)

November 2, 2016

“Environmentalism, Impoverishment and Social Justice Movements: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.” The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS), a member of the ISSC, is pleased to announce the fourth cycle of its Research Grants Programme competition on the theme of “Environmentalism, Impoverishment and Social Justice Movements: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.” The ACSS Research Grants Programme (RGP) is a funding […]

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Future Earth launches Anthropocene magazine

November 2, 2016

A group of leading voices in global science and sustainability have launched the first magazine focused on the challenges facing humanity as we enter a new epoch, the Anthropocene. Anthropocene: Innovation in a Human Age was introduced on 17 October at the United Nations Habitat III summit in Quito, Ecuador. The digital, print and live […]

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