GEPP Executive Summer School in Global Environmental Policy

April 4, 2016

The Global Environmental Policy Programme (GEPP)’s Executive Summer School is accepting applications by May 31st 2016 for its Executive Summer School hosted by the University of Geneva and the International Environment House, Geneva, Switzerland. The Summer School will take place between August 28th and September 7th 2016. The Executive Summer School aims to bring together 25 selected participants with […]


IPBES seeks Social Scientists to Participate in Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

March 21, 2016

IPBES seeks nominations of social scientists to participate in a global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services, following the decision by the Fourth IPBES Plenary to initiate such an assessment. A call for experts has been sent out to all governments and observer organisations. IPBES places a particular emphasis on reaching out to social scientists. […]


Transdisciplinary Research Training begins in Stellenbosch, South Africa

March 14, 2016

As part of the ISSC’s mission to promote research with and for society, an introductory training workshop on transdisciplinary (TD) research begins today at the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Participants from across Africa will take part in the workshops, which aim to pilot and refine a new outline […]


Ethnografilm Festival 2016

March 7, 2016

Understanding the social world through film. From the 29th of March to the 2nd April 2016, Ciné 13 in the Montmartre District of Paris will play host to the Ethnografilm Festival, a celebration of non-fiction filmmaking and video ethnography. The programme for the 2016 Ethnografilm Festival has now been released, with over 100 works by […]


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 […]