Call for abstracts – World Social Science Forum 2015

October 23, 2014

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) proudly announces the third World Social Science Forum (WSSF) scheduled to be held at the International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa, from 13 to 16 September 2015. The Forum is the most significant gathering of scholars and policy-oriented intellectuals drawn from all the regions of the world and across […]


Quality of Life Issues Main Drivers of World Social Science Forum 2015

October 21, 2014

In Durban next year policy makers and shapers comprising scientists, politicians, activists, civil society organisations, activists, labour and business leaders will gather for the 2015 World Social Sciences Forum (WSSF). The forum will focus on real-life issues that citizens all around the world grapple with – inequality and injustice – Transforming Global Relations for a […]


Bidding open for the 2018 world social science forum

July 3, 2014

The ISSC is pleased to invite you to express your interest in submitting a bid for the 2018 World Social Science Forum. The global priority problems on which the ISSC focuses its energies are growing in their complexity and urgency. We live in a world where it has become increasingly difficult to disentangle the many […]


Highlights Day 2

October 15, 2013

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World Social Science Forum 2013 – Now Accepting Travel Grant Applications

June 12, 2013

Travel grant applications are now being accepted for the World Social Science Forum 2013 (to be held in Montreal from 13th to 15th October). Applications are invited from participants from Global South countries (living and working in developing economies) who have an accepted paper proposal in the forum programme.  Potential candidates are young or early career social scientists; whose presentation has […]