Qunli HAN appointed IRDR Executive Director

September 26, 2017

On 25 Sep 2017 the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme announced Mr Qunli Han as its new Executive Director. Qunli was previously the Secretary of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme, and the Director of the Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences of UNESCO (June 2013-August 2017). IRDR is an international, multidisciplinary […]

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Ethnografilm Paris 2018 – submit now to join the festival for non-fiction film

September 22, 2017

Submissions are invited for Ethnografilm 2018, which will take place 3 – 7 April 2018 in Paris, France. Ethnografilm is a directors’ film festival for non-fiction film, held each April at the Ciné 13 Théâtre, in the heart of Montmartre. All non-fiction films are eligible for the 2018 festival. “Ethnographic” films are not simply about […]

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People on the Move: digital publication on global migrations

September 18, 2017

A digital publication, launched today, will bring together pieces from social scientists worldwide on global migrations – exploring past and present migrations in different regions, their drivers and implications, and reactions and responses to them. Current global migration flows have become a matter of concern across all continents, and affect the welfare of millions of […]

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Call for Applications: ACSS Small Grants Program 2017, Cycles 1-4

September 11, 2017

The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is pleased to announce the fourth cycle of its Small Grants Program on the themes of “Youth” and “Urban Spatial Inequalities”. The ACSS Small Grants Program (SGP) is a funding opportunity that aims to support scholars and professionals in the Arab region undertaking five kinds of activities: […]

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Call for session proposals extended: World Social Science Forum 2018

September 4, 2017

The deadline for the call for session proposals for the 2018 World Social Science Forum has been extended to 30 September 2017. The 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 […]

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