Leading social scientists from around the world to gather in Durban, South Africa, for the World Social Science Forum

September 13, 2015

On the eve of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, leading social scientists and influencers will meet in Durban, South Africa, to advance knowledge on how research can contribute to transforming global relations for a just world. The World Social Science Forum, which opens today, will gather over 850 delegates from 57 countries worldwide to […]


Call for Applications WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship

September 11, 2015

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the WZB Berlin Social Science Center are proud to announce the third call for applications for their joint WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Program. The fellowship enables an outstanding early career scientist from a developing country to spend four to six months in 2016 at the WZB to conduct research. The deadline for applications […]


World Social Science Fellows selected to attend Sustainable Urbanisation III

September 7, 2015

19 new World Social Science Fellows have been selected to attend the WSSFellows seminar on Sustainable Urbanisation III: Urban governance to tackle urban poverty and environmental sustainability. The seminar will take place from 9-13 September 2015 in Durban, South Africa. Meet the Fellows here.  The World Social Science Fellows programme seeks to foster a new generation of […]


Call for postdoctoral proposals

September 3, 2015

The Centro de Investigaciones Regionales of the Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan (CIR-UADY) has opened a call for postdoctoral proposals to work on the research project ‘Modifications to urban livelihoods in Yucatan state in the context of contemporary urbanization, global climate change and sustainability’. This project is led by World Social Science Fellow Mauricio Dominguez, and […]


State of Power 2016: Call for Papers

August 31, 2015

The Transnational Institute (TNI) in the Netherlands is issuing an open call for essays/short papers for its forthcoming State of Power report launched in late January 2016 to coincide with the World Economic Forum in Davos. Read the full call. Deadline for abstracts 9 October. Deadline for essays 25 November. In 2016, the TNI is particularly […]