Call for nominations: Stein Rokkan prize 2018

A call for nominations for the 2018 Stein Rokkan prize is now open. The Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research is presented by the International Social Science Council (ISSC), the University of Bergen and the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). Thanks to the generosity of the University of Bergen it now comprises […]

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Extended submission deadline: IPSA World Congress

Due to ongoing demand, the call for proposals for the next International Political Science Association (IPSA) World Congress of Political Science, to be held in Brisbane, Australia, 21-26 July 2018, has been extended. The deadline is now 25 October 2017. Proposals for panels and papers on any subject within political science are welcome. The Congress Theme […]

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In memoriam: Bob Deacon

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Bob Deacon, Honorary Professor of Global Social Policy at the University of York, and Emeritus Professor of International Social Policy at the University of Sheffield. Bob was a giant of global and regional social policy research, and an enthusiastic advocate for its importance in international and global fora. […]

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Future of science: Voices from our partners

The first in a series of interviews with leaders from our international partner organizations is now available on our blog. Ahead of the October vote on ISSC’s proposed merger with the International Council for Science (ICSU), we asked a number of our partners to share their thoughts on the importance of our merger for a fast-changing […]

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Qunli HAN appointed IRDR Executive Director

On 25 Sep 2017 the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme announced Mr Qunli Han as its new Executive Director. Qunli was previously the Secretary of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme, and the Director of the Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences of UNESCO (June 2013-August 2017). IRDR is an international, multidisciplinary […]

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