ICC, Durban, South Africa, 13 to 16 September 2015The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) are pleased to announce the third World Social Science Forum (WSSF) which will take place on African soil in 2015. The WSSF is a global event of the International Social Science Council (ISSC) that brings together researchers and stakeholders in international social science co-operation to address current topical global issues and future priorities for international social science.

The Forum promotes innovative and cross-disciplinary work, cross-science collaborations in the natural and human sciences, and engagement with donors and decision makers in the science community worldwide.

In organising the 2015 World Social Science Forum, CODESRIA and HSRC will be joined by a consortium of universities and research centres from across the African continent. The theme of the third WSSF 2015 will be “Transforming Global Relations for a Just World”.

Click here to watch Prof. Olive Shisana talking about WSSF 2015