UNESCO Chair on Global Understanding for Sustainability

UNESCO honours geography with the creation of a Chair on Global Understanding for Sustainability. It will be part of a worldwide network of over 700 UNESCO chairs to support the teaching and research goals of the world cultural organization. The social geographer Professor Benno Werlen will hold the Chair at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena […]

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WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme: Call for applications 2018-2019

We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2018-2019 WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship programme. The WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship programme enables an outstanding early-career social scientist residing and working in a low- or middle-income country to conduct research at WZB for up to six months. Located in the heart of Berlin, the WZB […]

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Ethnografilm returns to Paris for fifth annual festival of non-fiction film

Ethnografilm returns to Paris this April, for its fifth annual edition. Ethnografilm is a festival of non-fiction filmaking, and acts as a forum for dialogue between independent and academic film-makers – almost like a conference with live peer-review. Looking ahead to Ethnografilm, Festival Director Wes Shrum, Professor of sociology at the University of Louisiana, said: The 5th […]

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The 15th General Assembly of CODESRIA: Africa and the Crisis of Globalisation

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is pleased to announce its 15th General Assembly, which will be held in Dakar, Senegal from the 17 to 21 December 2018. The theme chosen for the General Assembly is Africa and the Crisis of Globalisation. The CODESRIA General Assembly is a triennial […]

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World Social Science Forum 2018 Grant Programmes

We’re delighted to announce two grant programmes for early-career researchers attending the 2018 World Social Science Forum (WSSF), which takes place in Fukuoka, Japan, between 25-28 September 2018. The theme of WSSF 2018 is “Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures”. WSSF Scholarship for Early-Career Social Scientists from Low- or Lower-Middle Income Countries The Forum organizers are […]

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