UNRISD seeks an outstanding researcher in the field of gender and development to coordinate its programme of work in this area. UNRISD has long been recognized for its high-quality research on gender and development. Its research has had significant influence on academic debates in the field, and is widely used within the UN, policy making […]
The 2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Conference is inviting submissions of abstracts from researchers, politicians, practitioners, funding agencies and disaster risk reduction-related organisations to discuss and develop ways to better integrate disaster risk science into policy, practice and sustainability. “Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A tool for sustainability” to be held in Beijing, China from 7-9 June […]
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The UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development hosted by the Cooperation and Development Center (CODEV) is pleased to announce that the third International Conference on Technologies for Development: What is Essential? will take place at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland on 4-6 June 2014. The conference — held in English — will […]
The “World Social Sciences and Humanities Network”, an ISSC supported activity, will hold its next “thinkshop” on September 27 — 28, at the University of Applied Sciences of Zwickau in Germany. Under the theme “The Global Social Science World – Beyond Western Universalism” the conference will explore, the western dominance of the social sciences, the global social […]