Science and Policy-Making: towards a new dialogue

February 26, 2016

International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) 2016 Conference 29th – 30th September 2016, Brussels, Belgium This two-day conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday 29th and Friday 30th September 2016. Jointly organised by the European Commission and the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA), the conference will bring together users and […]


Applications open for the Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences: Linking Theory and Empirical Research

February 22, 2016

Applications are now open for the 6th Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences, which will take place from 17th to 28th July 2016. The summer school aims at promoting young researchers by strengthening their methodological understanding in linking theory and empirical research. The two weeks’ programme creates an excellent basis for the advancement of their current […]


Vacancy: Data Entry Analyst, Arab Council for the Social Sciences

February 15, 2016

The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) seeks a full-time Data Entry Analyst to contribute to data management for the Arab Social Science Monitor (ASSM) project. The position is full-time and based at the ACSS offices in Beirut, Lebanon. The ASSM is one of the major projects of the ACSS and aims to establish […]


Inauguration of the International Year of Global Understanding

February 1, 2016

The International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) 2016 will be officially inaugurated today in a public opening ceremony in Jena, Germany. From climate change to air pollution to the wider societal impacts of income inequality, the global consequences of local actions are increasingly noticeable. Changing the world is everyone’s business, and taking action on global […]


CODESRIA Comparative Research Networks : 2016 Competition

January 28, 2016

Grants in the region of US$ 30,000 available for comparative research by scholars based in African universities and research centres. Application deadlines: Laureates (April 15, 2016); Evaluators (February 29, 2016). The Comparative Research Network (CRN) Competition is a long-standing competition run by CODESRIA to encourage the development and consolidation of a comparative analytic perspective in […]