Bidding open for the 2018 world social science forum

The ISSC is pleased to invite you to express your interest in submitting a bid for the 2018 World Social Science Forum. The global priority problems on which the ISSC focuses its energies are growing in their complexity and urgency. We live in a world where it has become increasingly difficult to disentangle the many […]

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RIA Fellows at IRDR Conference

In June, RIA Fellows, who took part in a World Social Science Fellows seminar on Disaster Risk in New Zealand, attended the 2014 IRDR Conference and presented their grant-winning projects. The IRDR Conference was under the theme “Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A Tool for Sustainability” and placed emphasis on the importance of science as a tool […]

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Call for Movies: Ethnografilm 2015

Call for Movies: Ethnografilm 2015 April 8-12, 2015, Paris, France Submissions for the second annual Ethnografilm Festival are now open. Located at Ciné 13 Théâtre, an historic site for film premieres in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, Ethnografilm is a Director’s festival, highlighting documentary films that seek understanding of our social world. Sponsored by the International […]

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CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2014

CROP in cooperation with Zed Books, requests entries for the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2014. We seek original, high-quality, alternative and critical academic manuscripts. Works challenging the dominant thinking and knowledge about poverty and providing sound contributions to the eradication and/or prevention of poverty in our world are especially welcomed. Deadline: August 31, […]

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Future Earth to get globally distributed secretariat

  Future Earth, a new international programme for global sustainability which brings together thousands of the world’s leading researchers on global environmental change, will have a new secretariat with a unique and innovative structure that spans three continents. The announcement came today from the International Council for Science, on behalf of the members of the […]

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