New video: Research into Transformations

How does change happen? What are the factors that drive change? And can we control for it? In Potsdam last year, we gathered together our seed grantees, and noted researchers on social change, in the first of a series of annual Transformative Knowledge Workshops. These workshops will eventually lay the foundation for the global Transformations Knowledge Trust […]

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First Stiglitz Essay Prize

The International Economic Association (IEA) is happy to announce the first Stiglitz Essay Prize in honour of the past President of the association, Joseph E. Stiglitz. This prize is possible thanks to the generous donation that the Economic Society of Australia pledged to the IEA. Joseph E. Stiglitz is University Professor at Columbia University. In 2001, he […]

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Call for Nominations - Mattei Dogan Prize

The 2015 Foundation Mattei Dogan and International Social Science Council Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Research Call for Nominations for the 2015 Prize This prize is awarded to a social scientist who has advanced the scientific knowledge in the social sciences, by crossing the disciplinary boundaries or by recombining different specialties, in his/her research and […]

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Register now for World Social Science Forum 2015

Early registration for the World Social Science Forum in Durban closes on 31 May. The conference theme “Transforming global relations for a just world” covers, among others, global inequalities as it relates to governance, patterns of production and consumption, cultural exchanges, quality health and education, climate change and adaptation, and human rights and social justice. […]

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All eyes on Cine 13 for Ethnografilm Festival 2015

In the heart of old Montmartre, from the 8th to 12th April, the historic Ciné 13 theatre welcomes the second edition of the Ethnografilm Festival – a four day event showcasing academic and documentary films that shine a light on our understanding of the social world. The Ethnografilm Festival, co-directed by Wesley Shrum of Louisiana State University, […]

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