It has been a year since I started leading an international network of researchers on a six-month seed-funded project* through the ISSC’s Transformations to Sustainability Programme. With a seed grant ...

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To coincide with COP21, we invited researchers from the ISSC’s networks to share their thoughts on the conference and its outcomes. In this blog originally posted on EJOLT  Professor Joan Martínez Alier asks ...

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Following two weeks that have seen 40,000 delegates descend on the Paris suburb of Le Bourget, hundreds of side events, thousands of recyclable cups, and the occasional dancehall star, COP21 is ...

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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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