World Science Forum 2015, 13-16 September ICC Durban, South Africa
The International Social Science Council (ISSC) proudly announces the third World Social Science Forum (WSSF) scheduled to be held at the International Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa, from 13 to 16 September 2015. The Forum is the most significant gathering of scholars and policy-oriented intellectuals drawn from all the regions of the world and across different disciplinary interests in the social sciences and humanities. It serves as a platform for presenting new knowledge and insights, re-thinking received wisdom, charting new directions, promoting innovation in the research-policy-action nexus, and nurturing new international partnerships.
The 2015 WSSF is being convened under the theme of:
'Transforming Global Relations for a Just World'
Scholars and policy-oriented intellectuals interested in participating in the WSSF 2015 are invited to submit abstracts of the papers they wish to contribute on any of the sub-themes listed in this announcement, or around topics which they deem to be central to the overall theme of the Forum but which may not have been covered under any of the sub-themes highlighted.
Abstracts should not be more than 350 words and should be submitted in an electronic format in English. The working language of the WSSF2015, as with the previous editions, will be English. Authors of abstracts are invited to address conceptual, theoretical, empirical, and policy dimensions of the Forum theme and should use language that can be can be understood by people with a strong interest in questions relating to inequality and justice but coming from various backgrounds.
For abstract submission see: http://www.wssf2015.org/call-for-abstracts.html