The International Council
for Philosophy and Human Sciences

OCT

2017

Call for Papers: The 5th World Humanities Forum "The Human Image in a Changing World"

The 5th World Humanities Forum: "The Human Image in a Changing World" 31 October - 2 November 2018 Call for Papers http://worldhumanitiesforum.com/eng/main/index.php......

AUG

2017

Scientific Programme Committee appointed for 2018 World Social Science Forum

published: July 31, 2017 A Scientific Programme Committee has been appointed to guide development of the conference programme for the 2018 World Social Science Forum. A Scientific Programme Committee (SPC) for the 2018 World Social Science Forum has been appointed, the International Social Science Council announced today. The Committee comprises 21 members from across the disciplines and from all......

MAR

2017

Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures on the Agenda for 2018 World Social Science Forum

published: March 22, 2017 The theme of the 2018 World Social Science Forum will be Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures, the International Social Science Council (ISSC) announced today. The Forum will take place from the 25th to 28th of September 2018, and will be hosted by Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. The growing complexity of the challenges facing societies worldwide has given rise......

DEC

2016

The ISSC-ICSU merger process

This is a platform to share information relating to the ongoing transition planning process towards a possible merger between the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC). It follows a joint meeting between the ISSC and ICSU in October 2016, at which members of both organizations voted overwhelmingly in favour of an in-principle decision to merge......

JAN

2016

Links of IYGU pages on Social Media Platforms

Links of IYGU pages on Social Media Platforms We are happy to share the news that IYGU is nowpresent on the main Social Media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The FACEBOOK page of the IYGU can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/IYGU2016/ The Opening Ceremony of IYGU Event’s Page you can find at: https://www.facebook.com/events/810221332440020/ TWITTER page can be found......

SEP

2015

IYGU Press Releases

  Here you can download (.pdf) the press releases on occasion of the official proclamation of 2016 as the International Year of Global Understanding by the three international councils of the natural, social and human sciences (ICSU, ISSC and CIPSH) have proclaimed at the World Social Science Forum at Durban, South Africa on Sunday, September 13, 2015.   http://www.global-understanding.info   Press......

SEP

2015

IYGU in Newsletter WSSF Durban

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JUN

2015

Letter CIPSH to IYGU

Professor Benno Werlen IYGU Executive Director University of Jena Germany 23/06/2015 Dear Prof. Benno Werlen, We are writing to you on behalf of the Board of the International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences (CIPSH), to confirm that, on September 14 at Durban, the CIPSH, together with the other two International sciences councils of the natural (ICSU) and the social sciences (ISSC), will......

JUN

2015

CIPSH and IYGU

WHY DO WE NEED IYGU? • Growing divide between people’s perceptions of their needs and their own understanding of the nature of global process and of the relevance of sciences in this context • Growing alienation and disruptions • Growing loss of mid to long term reasoning • Need to resume a comprehensive understanding of life, and of the place knowledge and science play......

JAN

2015

CIPSH/ICPHS: continuing with a long tradition, a new agenda towards a world conference of the Humanities

CIPSH/ICPHS was established the 18th January 1949, as an academic NGO aiming at favoring international cooperation and fostering research and the dissemination of its results in the domain of Philosophy and Human Sciences. Three years later, it established Diogenes as a major component of this strategy. This was done in the framework of the launching of the United Nations and UNESCO, as part of a strategy......

OCT

2014

Resolutions of the General Assembly of CIPSH, Paris, 2014.10.15

Resolutions of the General Assembly of CIPSH (Paris, Unesco, 14th-15th October 2014) The General Assembly of the International Council of Philosophy and Human Sciences met the 14th and 15th October in Paris, at UNESCO. Council had an in-depth discussion concerning the current state of international research and the need to re-think the scope and role of human sciences in contemporary society, based......

General Assemblies

AUG

2017

Colloquia and General Assemblies Since 1959

Colloques et Assemblées Générales Depuis 1959
Date Lieu A.G. Thème du colloque organisé lors de l’Assemblée 1959 ANN ARBOR IV ......

AUG

2017

33rd General Assembly of the CIPSH - AGENDA (Liège 2017)

Liège, 6 August 2017 Place du XX août, Salle des Professeurs
AGENDA / ORDRE DU JOUR 8:45 am Arrival and coffee: Verification of mandates 9:00 am Opening address by the President, Chao Gejin 9:10 am Address by the representative of UNESCO 9:15 am Report of the Secretary-General 9:25 am Report of the Treasurer 9:35 am Report from Diogenes 9:45 am Debate 10:15 am Discussion and deliberations on specific proposals: 1) CIPSH chairs programme, in parallel......

DEC

2015

32th General Assembly (Beijing 2015)

XXXII GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF PHILOSOPHY AND HUMAN SCIENCES XXXII ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE DU CONSEIL INTERNATIONAL DE LA PHILOSPHIE ET DES SCIENCES HUMAINES Beijing, 8-9 December 2015 AGENDA / ORDRE DU JOUR BOARD MEETING 7 December, Monday – Meeting of the board of CIPSH 9:00-12:00 Session 1 · 9:00 - Welcome address, by the President,......

NOV

2004

27th General Assembly (Beijing 2004)

27th General Assembly of the ICPHS (Beijing, November 16-20, 2004) [to be updated]......

SEP

2002

26th General Assembly (Porto-Novo 2002)

INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PHILOSOPHY AND HUMANISTIC STUDIES AFRICAN CENTRE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES UNESCO - PATHWAYS INTO THE THIRD MILLENNIUM 26th General Assembly Porto Novo, Benin September 18-22, 2002 Provisional Agenda SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2002 9 a.m. – 6 pm. 1. Opening of the Assembly by the President of the ICPHS 2. Verification of powers 3. Designation of the (two)......

Executive Committee Meetings

NOV

2015

BOARDS OF CIPSH SINCE 1949 / BUREAUX DU CIPSH DEPUIS 1949

Comité permanent 1949-1952 Président Jacques Rueff Institut de France Vice-Présidents Alf Sommerfelt ......

NOV

2015

BOARDS OF CIPSH SINCE 1949 / BUREAUX DU CIPSH DEPUIS 1949

Comité permanent 1949-1952 Président Jacques Rueff Institut de France Vice-Présidents Alf Sommerfelt ......

DEC

2010

Board of the ICPHS 2008 - 2010

President Adama Samassekou, African Academy of Languages Vice-Presidents Eva Kushner, University of Toronto Ismail Serageldin, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Ali Kazançigil, International Social Science Council Franco Montanari, University of Genoa Bhuvan Chandel, Center for Studies in Civilisation, Delhi Chao Gejin, Institute of Ethnic Literature, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Secretary-Gen......

DEC

2008

Boards of the ICPHS 1949 - 2008

Standing Committee 1949-1952 President Jacques Rueff Institut de France Vice-Presidents Alf Sommerfelt Academy of Sciences of Norway Sir Idris Bell British Academy ......

Activities & Projects

APR

2017

Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme

About the MOST Programme Burkina Faso © Flickr / European Commission MOST is UNESCO’s intergovernmental science programme on social transformations. MOST works with governments, social and human science communities and civil societies to improve connections between knowledge and action, connections that are one key to positive social change. Within theUnited Nations Sustainable Development......

MAR

2017

International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022)

What is the rapprochement of cultures” all about? The International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (IDRC) builds on the strong momentum created by and the achievements of both the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World (2001-2010) and the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2010). The current surge of flaring......

MAY

2016

Art and Society: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The InternationalYear of Global Understanding (IYGU), le Conseil International de la Philosophie et des Sciences Humaines (CIPSH), Most-Unesco & Mémoire de l’Avenir (MDA) Call for applications GOAL: To unite artists around the world in order to demonstrate the involvement and contribution of the arts in society. Art and culture are active agents in social, economic and political......

MAR

2016

IYGU sponsors

www.global-understanding.info......

FEB

2016

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme

     Vacancy: Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme   The International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN-ISDR) invite applications for the post of Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme, which will be......

Joint Symposia

SYMPOSIA ORGANIZED
DURING ICPHS GENERAL ASSEMBLIES 1959 - 2010

1959 ANN ARBOR The Role of Classical Humanities in a Technical World
1961 TOKIO Man and History in the East
1963 MEXICO CITY Spontaneity and Adaptation in the Development of Civilisations
1965 COPENHAGEN North and South
1967 BUCAREST Tradition and Innovation in South-East Europe Culture
1969 PALERMO The Mediterranean Sea, Crucible of Civilisations
1971 SALZBURG Man Changing Environment
1973 DAKAR The Situation of the Humanities in Africa
  RIO DE JANEIRO Creativity
1975 DUBROVNIK The Adriatic Sea
1977 MONTREAL Immigration, Emigration, Acculturation
1979 NEW DELHI The Indian Ocean, Crossroads of Cultures
1982 CARACAS Nation and Freedom
1986 CAIRO The Library of Alexandria, Past and Future
1988 BERNA Sacred and Profane
1990 RABAT University : Past and Future
1992 HARARE Living and Endangered Languages in Africa
1994 NICOSIA Languages and Cultures of the Silk Roads
1998 NAPLES Philosophy and Humanities
on the Eve of the 20th and the 21st Centuries
2000 BUENOS AIRES Look on the other, look from the other
2002 COTONOU The Encounter of "Rationalities"
2004 BEIJING Cultures and the Internet
2006 ALEXANDRIA Emerging Paradigms in the Social Sciences and the Humanities
2008 CAPE TOWN Knowledge and Transformation:
Social and Human Sciences in Africa
2010 NAGOYA Changing Nature – Changing Sciences?
 The Challenges of Global Environmental Change for the Social Sciences and Humanities

World Congresses

Congrès mondial
Seoul 2008
Congrès mondial
Berlin 2009
World Congress
Cairns 2005
World Congressmondial
Toronto 2010
International Union of Oriental and Asian Studies
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International Congress of African Studies
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World Humanities Conference World Congress
Liège 2017

 

International Meetings

JUN

2016

FIRST CALL, International South American Conference: Terrotorialities and Humanities

FIRST CALL INTERNATIONAL SOUTH AMERICAN CONFERENCE: TERROTORIALITIES AND HUMANITIES Under the auspices of CIPSH, the International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences, and UNESCO, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) will host the International South American Humanities Conference in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, from 4th to 7th October 2016. The conference will be supported by FAPEMIG,......

DEC

2005

International meetings & conferences (2000-2005)

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC UNION · 20th International Meeting of the Corpus Vitrearum · Bristol (UK), April 2000 · Meeting of the scientific Commission on the sources of African history - Fontes Historiae Africanae · Accra (Ghana), 28-31 January 2002 · Meeting report · Meeting of the Scientific Commission for the Tabula Imperii Romani · Rome (Italy),......

SEP

2002

THE ENCOUNTER OF "RATIONALITIES" (Porto Novo, Benin, 2002)

INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PHILOSOPHY AND HUMANISTIC STUDIES AFRICAN CENTRE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES UNESCO - PATHWAYS INTO THE THIRD MILLENNIUM 26th General Assembly Porto Novo, Benin September 18-22, 2002 THE ENCOUNTER OF "RATIONALITIES" A Theoretical Frame Only a handful of diehard ideologues would still contend nowadays that the West has the exclusive hold on reason,......

APR

2002

International Meeting: FONTES HISTORIAE AFRICANAE (South Legon, Accra, 2002)

REPORT FONTES HISTORIAE AFRICANAE An International Meeting held in Accra, University of Ghana, Legon, January 28-31, 2002 Institute of African Studies Chalets, South Legon, Accra 1. Attendance a.FHA national committees Belgian Committee: Jean-Luc Vellut British Committee: Robin Law Danish Committee: Ole Justesen Ghanaian Committee: Reginald Fraser Amonoo and Irene Odotei Slovak......

FEB

2002

International Meeting: Society, Knowledge and Know-How (Naples, Italy, 2001)

International Research Programme "Pathways into the Third Millennium" The Palazzo Serra di Cassano (Naples) International meeting Society, Knowledge and Know-How Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici Palazzo Serra di Cassano, Naples (Italy) Dec. 6 and 7, 2001 The Theoretical Frame Reason, experience and language : which knowledge, for what society......