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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Call for Contributors – Dialogues of Sustainable Urbanisation

February 6, 2015

Since 2013, the International Social Science Council (ISSC) has hosted two seminars for early career researchers on the topic of sustainable urbanisation and the transitions to living in urban contexts. There is a wealth of diverse and important social science research being carried out within the ISSC networks and beyond. This project aims to bring […]


A short video from the 2014 Future Earth Young Scientists Networking Conference now online

December 15, 2014

Future Earth Early Career Scientists that attended this year’s Young Scientist Networking Conference explain their vision for a #futureeconomy.