Identifying solutions and taking action to tackle poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa 

March 6, 2017

International conference to be held 23-25 October 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, hosted by the Ethiopian Centre for Child Research, Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), CROP, The Impact Initiative at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty, including African Child Policy Forum (ACPF), Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP), Save the […]

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Call for Session proposals: XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology

March 3, 2017

Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities Toronto, Canada, July 15-21, 2018 This XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology will focus on how scholars, public intellectuals, policy makers, journalists and activists from diverse fields can and do contribute to our understanding of power, violence and justice. Since the inception of the discipline, sociologists have […]

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Call for pre-proposals: Advancing the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 11 on cities in Africa

February 27, 2017

With the adoption of the New Urban Agenda at the Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador, in October 2016, it is imperative to ensure that science can effectively contribute to the implementation of this Agenda. As part of the 5-year “Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa” programme, the International Council for Science (ICSU), […]

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Call for Applications – Fourth Cycle: Post-Doctoral Fellowships Program

February 27, 2017

Fellowship Opportunities from the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) – apply by May 19th 2017. The ACSS is pleased to announce the launch of the fourth cycle of its Post-Doctoral Fellowships Program for junior Arab scholars. This 9-month fellowship program aims at enabling young researchers, up to three years out of the PhD, […]

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Five new members for Transformations to Sustainability Steering Committee

February 20, 2017

The membership of the Steering Committee of the Transformations to Sustainability (T2S) programme has been renewed for the next two years of the programme. With several members of the original Committee stepping down at the end of 2016, five new members have been appointed by the ISSC Executive Committee for the period 2017 to 2018: […]

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