Towards the International Science Council – the merger decision explained

Learn more about the how and the what’s next of the historic vote in Taipei on October 26, 2017 to create the International Science Council by merging the world’s leading bodies representing the natural and social sciences. Q: What were the members of ISSC and ICSU doing in Taipei? From October 25-26, members of the […]

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World’s leading bodies of social and natural sciences agree to merge in 2018, forming the ‘International Science Council’ to serve as the global voice for science

At a historic joint meeting, members of two leading international science councils voted to merge, launching a process that will see the formation of a single global entity uniting the scientific community, including all social and natural sciences. Taipei, 26 October 2017 – Members of the world’s leading international science bodies agreed today in a […]

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Extraordinary General Assembly begins in Taipei

The ISSC’s fourth extraordinary General Assembly is being held today at the Regent Hotel, Taipei. The meeting takes place within the context of the International Council for Science (ICSU) General Assembly, and is kindly hosted by the Academy of Sciences located in Taipei, which is ICSU’s National Scientific Member in China: Taipei. The Extraordinary General […]

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Call for nominations: Stein Rokkan prize 2018

A call for nominations for the 2018 Stein Rokkan prize is now open. The Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research is presented by the International Social Science Council (ISSC), the University of Bergen and the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). Thanks to the generosity of the University of Bergen it now comprises […]

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Extended submission deadline: IPSA World Congress

Due to ongoing demand, the call for proposals for the next International Political Science Association (IPSA) World Congress of Political Science, to be held in Brisbane, Australia, 21-26 July 2018, has been extended. The deadline is now 25 October 2017. Proposals for panels and papers on any subject within political science are welcome. The Congress Theme […]

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