Remembering Ulrich Beck

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 […]

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Closing the gender gap in farming under climate change

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 […]

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Call for Proposals – Transformations to Sustainability Programme Transformative Knowledge Networks

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 […]

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