The ISSC was saddened to hear of the recent loss of Ulrich Beck. Ulrich was a scholar without equal whose life work made tremendous contributions to social science knowledge and public discourse over many decades. In the 5 January edition of the Süddeutsche Zeitung, Sir Anthony Giddens, the prominent British modern sociologist, published an obituary […]
The ISSC, CCAFS and the CGIAR Consortium in collaboration with Future Earth, are convening a high-level event to share cutting-edge knowledge and evidence on closing the gender gap in farming under climate change, and will convene thinkers and doers in a forum to inspire renewed action. With an objective to share key research results related to […]
A new long-term vision to address today’s great challenges of global environmental change and sustainability via enduring social transformations and social change is launched today with an initial 2.7 M € three-year commitment from the International Social Science Council. The ISSC and its partners are inviting applications for proposals for Transformative Knowledge Networks for the […]
Future Earth Early Career Scientists that attended this year’s Young Scientist Networking Conference explain their vision for a #futureeconomy.
Heide Hackmann has announced today that she will step down from her role at the ISSC at the end of February 2015 to join the International Council for Science (ICSU) as its new Executive Director. The decision comes at a time of change and new opportunities within the global scientific landscape. Heide Hackmann, during her […]