70+ researchers, 7 months, 1 book: Dialogues of sustainable urbanisation

August 10, 2015

  Today marks the release of a collection of diverse works from researchers across the globe who all have something important to say about the way in which our world is changing and how we can strive towards a more sustainable future. ‘Dialogues of sustainable urbanisation: Social Science Research and Transitions to Urban Contexts’ emerged […]

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Call for Applications – World Social Science Fellows – Big Data in Urban Contexts

July 21, 2015

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) calls for applications from outstanding early career social scientists around the world to become World Social Science Fellows and participate in a seminar on Big Data in an Urban Context 30 November to 4 December 2015 Xiamen, China Sometimes erroneously considered a challenge first and foremost for computational sciences, […]

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Herbert Docena takes up post on WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme

June 17, 2015

Herbert Docena, a Filipino national currently undertaking a PhD in Sociology, has begun his fellowship as the latest Fellow of the WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme. Herbert Docena will commence his research at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, and over the next six months will focus and investigate “Transnational politics of climate change, particularly on the North-South dynamics […]

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Call for Applications – World Social Science Fellows Seminar on Sustainable Urbanization

May 4, 2015

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) calls for applications from outstanding early career social scientists around the world to become World Social Science Fellows and participate in a World Social Science Seminar on Sustainable Urbanization with the thematic of “Urban governance to tackle urban poverty and environmental sustainability.” The seminar will take place from 9-13 […]

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Presenna Madhavan Arathi Awarded WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship

April 28, 2015

Dr. Arathi Presenna Madhavan is the latest Fellow of the WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme. She has been at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center since April 2015 and will spend six months researching “New reproductive technologies in the globalized context of expansion of the market and the retreat of the welfare state.” The project focuses on […]

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