Wednesday, May 06, 2009

The World Social Sciences Forum Next Week

The 1st World Social Science Forum, organized by the International Social Science Council (ISSC) in cooperation with the University of Bergen and the Stein Rokkan Centre and supported by more than 30 partners including UNESCO, will meet in Bergen (Norway) from 10 to 12 May 2009, with more than 800 participants from some 40 countries.

The Forum is to provide perspectives on the following themes:
  1. The changing world and the challenges it presents to social science
  2. The interface between social science and the changing world
  3. The state of social science itself, as it seeks to confront the challenges

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