Call for Papers: Rethinking Social Movements in the Digital Age: Activism, Dissent and Rebellion in the Post-Arab Spring

International Conference, Orient-Institut Beirut (OIB), Lebanon July 29, 2016 This call for papers aims to bring in contributions from scholars across disciplines and social media activists to shed light on the increasing role of the digital in mediating state-society relations, particularly during and after the Arab Spring revolts. Contributions can be theoretical in nature aimed at […]

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GEPP Executive Summer School in Global Environmental Policy

The Global Environmental Policy Programme (GEPP)’s Executive Summer School is accepting applications by May 31st 2016 for its Executive Summer School hosted by the University of Geneva and the International Environment House, Geneva, Switzerland. The Summer School will take place between August 28th and September 7th 2016. The Executive Summer School aims to bring together 25 selected participants with […]

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Transdisciplinary Research Training begins in Stellenbosch, South Africa

As part of the ISSC’s mission to promote research with and for society, an introductory training workshop on transdisciplinary (TD) research begins today at the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Participants from across Africa will take part in the workshop, which aims to pilot and refine a new outline […]

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Ethnografilm Festival 2016

Understanding the social world through film. From the 29th of March to the 2nd April 2016, Ciné 13 in the Montmartre District of Paris will play host to the Ethnografilm Festival, a celebration of non-fiction filmmaking and video ethnography. The programme for the 2016 Ethnografilm Festival has now been released, with over 100 works by […]

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