Call for recommendations for the Scientific Programme Committee - World Social Science Forum 2018

ISSC Members are invited to recommend experts to join the Scientific Committee of the 2018 World Social Science Forum.

The 2018 Forum will take place in Fukuoka, Japan, from 25 - 28 September 2018, on the theme of ‘Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures’.

Scientific Programme Committee members will play an active role in the preparation of World Social Science Forum 2018 conference programme – from the initial planning stage through to finalizing the programme content, including:

We are inviting all ISSC members to propose the names of up to 3 experts (per member) for the Scientific Committee. Members are encouraged to nominate people active in different regions of the world, and to be mindful of the importance of gender diversity.

The deadline for submissions is 5 May 2021. Submissions should be sent to

Download the full call.

Download the Terms of Reference for Scientific Programme Committee Members.

More information on the themes of the Forum can be found here.