The International Council
for Philosophy and Human Sciences

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

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)......

OCT

2000

25th General Assembly (Buenos Aires 2000)

CONSEIL INTERNATIONAL DE LA PHILOSOPHIE ET DES SCIENCES HUMAINES (CIPSH) INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PHILOSOPHY AND HUMANISTIC SCIENCES (ICPHS) XXVe ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE DU CIPSH 25thICPHS GENERAL ASSEMBLY Ministerio de la Educación Palacio Pizzurno - Salón Blanco Buenos Aires, Argentina 2. X. 2000 PROCÈS-VERBAL FINAL REPORT Sommaire Participant......

Activities & Projects

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......

FEB

2016

International Visiting Fellowship of the University of Durham, UK

IAS Fellowship Recruitment to the IAS Fellowship programme for 2016-17 is now closed. Recruitment for the 2017-18 Structure Fellowship will open on 20th April 2016. Details of the Structure Fellowship will be updated on a regular basis ahead of the opening date. The Institute of Advanced Study is Durham University’s flagship interdisciplinary research institute, providing a central forum for......

DEC

2005

Report 2004-2005 (Mainly French)

RAPPORT DE SYNTHÈSE SUR LA MISE EN ŒUVRE DE L’ACCORD-CADRE ENTRE L’UNESCO ET LE CIPSH 2004 - 2005 Sommaire Considérations générales sur le Cipsh et Diogène A. Réflexion philosophique sur les sociétés contemporaines A.1. Sinaia, Roumanie A.2. Bariloche, Argentine A.3. Beijing, China B. Priorité......

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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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......