A.SK Post-doctoral Fellowships 2017 – Call for Applications

December 20, 2016

The WZB Berlin Social Science Center (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung) invites applications for the A.SK Post-doctoral Fellowships 2017. The fellowships support research on public policy with a focus on economic and governmental reforms. 3 Fellowships will be awarded for a duration of up to 10 months and can be taken up in 2017 or 2018. Monthly […]


Call for Applications: WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme 2017

December 19, 2016

We are pleased to invite applications for the 2017 WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme. The deadline for applications is February 15 2017. The WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme is a co-operation between the WZB-Berlin Social Science Center and the ISSC. Through the programme, we invite applications for one early career scientist (postdoctoral researcher with no more than […]


WSSFellows at Habitat III

October 17, 2016

Six World Social Science Fellows will join the discussions on the New Urban Agenda at Habitat III, which begins today in Quito, Ecuador. The Fellows will participate in a number of discussions and events, reporting on developments in the official conference proceedings, as well as attending side events on the fringes of the conference. The […]


World Social Science Fellow wins Patrick J. Welch award

January 20, 2016

World Social Science Fellow Franklin Obeng-Odoom has won the Association for Social Economics’ Patrick J. Welch Award for his paper ‘Africa: On the Rise, But to Where?’. The Patrick J. Welch Award is given annually for the best paper published in the Forum for Social Economics journal. It was established by the Executive Council of […]


Big Data in an Urban Context: World Social Science Fellows’ seminar begins in Xiamen, China

November 30, 2015

19 World Social Science Fellows are meeting this week in Xiamen, China, to explore the impact of Big Data developments in an urban context. ‘Big Data’ , or extremely large data sets, gives us the power to gather and analyze information relating to the environment and human behaviour through the gathering of rich real-time data. Big data […]