WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Call for Applications

August 27, 2014

The ISSC and the WZB Berlin Social Science Center are proud to announce the second call for applications for a WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship, which enables an outstanding early career social scientist from a developing country to spend four to six months in 2015 at the WZB to undertake research. The WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship is a cooperation between the WZB […]


Steering Committee for Transformations to Sustainability

August 11, 2014

The ISSC is pleased to announce the appointment of members of the Steering Committee for the newly launched Transformations to Sustainability programme. The Steering Committee will provide scientific guidance, quality and support the development of all aspects of the programme. The Steering Committee takes responsibility for final decisions on the selection of proposals within the framework […]


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 […]