2015 World Social Science Forum (WSSF)

The World Social Science Forum 2015 is the most significant gathering of scholars and policy-oriented academics drawn from all the regions of the world and across different disciplinary interests in the social sciences and humanities. This year it will take place on African soil in Durban, South Africa from 13 – 16 September 2015.

WSSF 2015  is hosted by the Human Sciences Research Council and CODESRIA, under the theme ‘Transforming Global Relations for a Just World’. It will provide the space for social scientists, scholars, policymakers and activists to engage in rich and concentrated dialogues with their counterparts from different disciplinary backgrounds, theoretical orientations, and geographical regions.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for abstract submissions:  1 March 2015
  • Final programme released to public on Forum Website:  1 June 2015
  • Early registration: 9 June 2014 – 31 May 2015