Earlier this year, we called for contributors to a book of blogs called ‘Dialogues of sustainable urbanisation: social science research and transitions to urban contexts’. Seven months later and the book ...

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Photo: Matthew Niederhauser (2015) http://www.matthewniederhauser.com/counterfeit-paradises/ This post was first published on the Future Earth blog. Global change science is by essence multidisciplinary: it grows from the cross-pollination between a broad range of ...

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As the world is increasingly troubled by challenges, transformation has become a critical issue in the search for alternative approaches to improving conditions societies or creating better ones. The International ...

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The second edition of the Ethnografilm festival, held from the 8th to 12th April in Paris, is fast approaching. The ISSC sat down with the Festival director, Wesley Shrum, a Professor ...

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Shirley Fiske chaired the American Anthropological Association’s Global Climate Change Task Force and was lead author of the group’s final report, Changing the Atmosphere: Anthropology and Climate Change, that just ...

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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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