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The opening plenary on “Participatory Dynamics for change” set the tone for an eclectic day of social science. Programme Chair Sally Wyatt, from the Royal Netherlands Academy...

At this time we are pleased to make our mobile app for the WSSF available to you. We encourage you to download our mobile guide Guidebook to enhance your experience at World Social Science Forum 2013. You'll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and browse exhibitors, maps and general Forum info.

A printed program will be also be given to participants...

Places & Spaces: Mapping Science is meant to inspire cross-disciplinary discussion on how to best track and communicate human activity and scientific progress on a global scale. It has two components: the physical part supports the close inspection of high quality reproductions of maps for...

SSHRC Impact Awards Luncheon - last day to reserve for your FREE lunch!

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) will be awarding the five 2013 Impact Awards —Talent, Insight, Connection, Partnership and Gold Medal. These awards, totaling $300 000 will be presented during a...

The World Social Science Forum team is proud to announce that it was awarded a $50 000 Connexion Grant from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)!

Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange...