National Film Board of Canada confirms presence at World Social Science Forum

June 3, 2013

The ISSC is pleased to announce that The National Film Board of Canada (NFB), recognized as one of the world’s great creative laboratories, will participate in the World Social Science Forum in Montreal. As Canada’s public producer and distributor, it produces and distributes distinctive, relevant and innovative audiovisual productions. During the Forum, the NFB will organise a special film […]


Registration for World Social Science Forum now open

May 2, 2013

Online registration for this year’s World Social Science Forum in Montreal in October of this year has now opened. The forum is scheduled to take place at Montreal’s stunning Palais des congrès from the 13th to 15th October. The Forum will bring together social scientists from across the world under the theme of Social Transformations and the Digital […]


Herve Fischer confirmed for World Social Science Forum

March 22, 2013

We are pleased to announce the participation of Hervé Fischer, Multimedia artist and philosopher, founder of sociological art. Venice and Sao Paolo Biennales, Documanta 7, personal exhibitions in many contemporary art museums. Pioneer in digital arts in Quebec, Prix Leonardo in arts and sciences (MIT). His notable publications since 2000 have been Digital shock, CyberProméthée, La planète hyper, Nous serons des dieux, La société […]


Christian Licoppe confirmed for WSSF 2013

January 28, 2013

We are pleased to announce the participation of Christian Licoppe, Professor of the Sociology of Information and Communication Technologies, Télécom Paris Tech. He has published widely about mediated design and the sociology of mediated interactions and the uses of digital technologies. He joins already confirmed plenary speakers Robert Darnton, Director of the Harvard University Library and Ismail Serageldin, […]


Plenary Speakers at WSSF 2013

January 15, 2013

We are pleased to announce the participation of Robert Darnton, Director of the Library of Harvard University and Ismail Serageldin, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina as plenary speakers for the International Social Science Council’s 2nd World Social Science Forum (WSSF), to take place on 13-15 October, 2013 in Montréal, Canada. The theme and focus for the 2013 Forum is […]