Event Agenda

ISSC General Assembly

Starts: October 24, 2016

Location: Thon Hotel Oslofjord, Sandviksveien 184, 1337 Sandvika, Norway

Description: More information can be found on the dedicated General Assembly website: https://www.berg-hansen.no/eventportal/?E=1713&A=58881&Att=0&WebNo=1&Sec=RbkbvWabfjdplRcC#

Please note that the thematic seminar on October 26th will take place at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo, Norway.

2016 Nairobi Conference on Earth System Governance: “Confronting Complexity and Inequality"

Starts: December 7, 2016

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Description: The 2016 Conference on Earth System Governance will address the overarching theme of ‘Confronting Complexity and Inequality’.


3rd Conference of the Arab Council for the Social Sciences

Starts: March 10, 2017

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

Description: We are pleased to announce that the 3rd ACSS Conference, titled “State, Sovereignty, and Social Space in the Arab Region: Emerging Historical and Theoretical Approaches”, will take place on March 10-12, 2017 in Beirut.

Ethnografilm Festival

Starts: April 11, 2017

Location: Paris, France

Description: More details will be added to the ISSC website soon.

Two Decades of Globalising Social Sciences - Concepts, Strategies, Achievements

Starts: April 27, 2017

Location: Kharazmi University, Tehran, Tehran, W Roodsar St, Iran

Description: World Social Sciences and Humanities Network International Conference

Globalization, Growth and Sustainability - 18th World International Economic Association (IEA) Congress

Starts: June 19, 2017

Location: Santa Fe, Mexico City

Description: The International Economic Association (IEA) is pleased to announce its Eighteenth World Congress to be held in Santa Fe, Mexico City between Monday 19 and Friday 23 June 2017.The congress is jointly organized with the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, CIDE, Mexico. The theme of the congress is Globalization, Growth and Sustainability.

The world congress is a global event, and is the sole world meeting embracing all fields of economics, including all areas and all approaches, from theory to empirics. Because of its broadness, it attracts not only scholars but also distinguished economists from non-academic institutions such as central banks and other public institutions from a very wide range of countries, permitting a rich exchange of views.
The upcoming congress will feature research presentations by leading economists from across the globe. More than 500 economists are expected to attend and over 400 papers will be presented in parallel academic sessions. There will also be a number of policy sessions and keynote lectures.

Please visit the website for more details: http://www.iea-world.org/congress-2017-mexico/

Key dates

August 1, 2016 Paper submission opens; registration opens
October 31, 2016 Paper submission closes
January 31, 2017 Notification of paper acceptance
April 30, 2017 Regular registration ends
May 1 – 19 June Late registration ends

Transformations 2017

Starts: August 30, 2017

Location: Centre for Environmental Change and Human Resilience (CECHR), University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

Main theme: ‘Sustainability transformations in practice’.
Sub themes:

- Conceptualising sustainability transformations
- Designing transformation and transformative forms of design
- Conditions and practices for transformation
- Research for transformation
- Creativity and innovation for enhancing thinking and practice of transformation
- Linking practice with policy


Future Earth regional workshop for Europe

Starts: November 22, 2017

Location: Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, Stockholm

Description: Registration is open from 15 September to 1 November. You can find the registration form here: https://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/72867/lomake.html

This year's European regional workshop offers training in transdisciplinary skills and co-design methodology. The workshop is open to all Future Earth participants in the core projects, national committees, secretariat, Science and Engagement Committees and stakeholders located in Europe.

Goals of the workshop:

Getting acquainted with the principles and approaches of transdisciplinary research and co-production of knowledge;
Learning the main steps required to prepare a stakeholder interaction plan for a research project;
Applying these main steps to participants’ own projects through practical exercises.

Trainer organisations:
Centre for Development and Environment (CDE); University of Bern; td-net; Network for Transdisciplinary Research; Swiss Academy of Arts and Sciences; International Social Science Council (ISSC); Susanne Moser Research & Consulting

European Alliance of Global Change Research Committees
Future Earth
Swedish national committee for global change research

The participants are asked kindly to organize their own travel and accommodation. Participants will need to cover their own travel and subsistence expenses.

For more information: tanja.suni(a)helsinki.fi