Workshop on advancing methods for transdisciplinary research on transformations to sustainability begins in Buenos Aires

The fourth annual Transformative Knowledge Workshop organized under the ISSC’s Transformations to Sustainability programme begins today in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Taking place just over halfway into the three-year lifespan of the Transformative Knowledge Networks (TKNs), the workshop will focus on methods in transdisciplinary research. Revisiting the concept of the ‘theory of change’ introduced at the 2016 […]

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Beyond disciplinary boundaries – ISSC in the news

The future of science depends on collapsing the barriers that restrict our ability to respond effectively to today’s global challenges, according to two new articles out this week. These barriers may be disciplinary boundaries, or issues of access to knowledge – and of which knowledge counts – but the so-called ‘wicked’ problems facing societies today […]

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Closing ceremony of the International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) reflects on connecting local actions for global understanding

The closing ceremony of the International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) takes place today in Jena, Germany. The International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) – jointly proclaimed by the International Social Science Council (ISSC), International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences (CIPSH) and the International Council for Science (ICSU) – on the basis of a […]

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