This post originally appeared in the International Sociological Association’s “Global Dialogues“ Looking backward, we acknowledge that both sociology and its international association, the ISA, have made impressive advances; looking forward, we ...

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At the ISSC, we have a commitment to early career researchers, not only giving them a platform to explore international research collaborations, but also to integrating early career researchers in ...

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The ISSC was saddened to hear of the recent loss of Ulrich Beck. Ulrich was a scholar without equal whose life work made tremendous contributions to social science knowledge and ...

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The idea of transformation to sustainability (T2S), though not entirely a literature of controversy, still means different things to different people. I consider it to mean a process whereby an individual ...

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Working across the disciplinary divide to engage the public with green technologies Early-career researchers who attended the Future Earth networking conference on “Ecosystems and human wellbeing in the green economy” have ...

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Last week, I met up with 18 other World Social Science Fellows at LSE and the British Council for a seminar on global social governance. It was a very enjoyable ...

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    It’s over six months since the RIA Fellows (RIA=Risk Interpretation and Action) met in Wellington, New Zealand, so having some of them attend the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) conference ...

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  The settlement of native claims is not a mere transaction. It would be wrong, therefore, to think that signing a piece of paper would put the whole question behind us. ...

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In December last year, a World Social Science Fellows seminar, held in New Zealand, brought together 21 talented early-career scientists to share and exchange expertise and knowledge on the ...

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Greater attention has recently been paid to income inequality. Piketty’s analysis in Capital in the Twenty-first Century, has been a top news story; indeed the World Economic Forum, a major ...

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