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ICPHS/CIPSH Documentation

JUN

2016

Summary of Decisions of the XXXII General Assembly of CIPSH

Beijing, December 8th and 9th, 2015
The General Assembly of CIPSH met in Beinjing, at the Friendship Hotel, the 7th December 2015, on the occasion of the XXXII General Assembly of the CIPSH. The following members (and respective delegates) were present: UAI International Academic Union (Jean-Luc de Paepe and Madeline Caviness), CIPL Permanent International Committee of Linguists (David Bradley), CISH International Committee of Historical......

NOV

2006

Report 2004-2006 (French only)

CONSEIL INTERNATIONAL DE LA PHILOSOPHIE ET DES SCIENCES HUMAINES INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PHILOSOPHY AND HUMANISTIC STUDIES Unesco — 1, rue Miollis 75732 Paris Cedex 15 cipsh@unesco.org + 33.1.45682685 www.unesco.org/cipsh Président : InSuk Cha Secrétaire général : Maurice Aymard RAPPORT DU SECRÉTAIRE GÉNÉRAL (PDF) À LA XXVIIIe......

NOV

2004

Report 2002-2004 (French only)

CONSEIL INTERNATIONAL DE LA PHILOSOPHIE ET DES SCIENCES HUMAINES INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PHILOSOPHY AND HUMANISTIC STUDIES Unesco — 1, rue Miollis 75732 Paris Cedex 15 cipsh@unesco.org + 33.1.45682685 www.unesco.org/cipsh Présidente : Madeline H. Caviness Secrétaire général : Maurice Aymard RAPPORT DU SECRÉTAIRE GÉNÉRAL (PDF) À......

SEP

2002

Report 2000-2002 (French only)

CONSEIL INTERNATIONAL DE LA PHILOSOPHIE ET DES SCIENCES HUMAINES INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PHILOSOPHY AND HUMANISTIC STUDIES Unesco — 1, rue Miollis 75732 Paris Cedex 15 cipsh@unesco.org + 33.1.45682685 www.unesco.org/cipsh Présidente : Madeline H. Caviness Secrétaire général : Maurice Aymard RAPPORT DU SECRÉTAIRE GÉNÉRAL (PDF) À......

OCT

2000

Report 1998-2000 (French only)

XXVe Assemblée Générale du CIPSH (Buenos Aires, lundi 2 octobre 2000) Rapport de Maurice Aymard, Secrétaire général Vous me pardonnerez, je l'espère, de prendre quelques libertés avec les règles habituelles d'un rapport moral. L'expression, même confirmée par l'usage, évoque un exercice de style, savamment......

Photo Gallery

DEC

2011

Al Sadu, traditional weaving skills in the United Arab Emirates

Inscribed in 2011 (6.COM) on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding Al Sadu, traditional weaving skills in the United Arab Emirates ©2010 by Intangible Heritage Department (ADACH), UAE Country(ies): United Arab Emirates Description Al Sadu is a traditional form of weaving practised by Bedouin women in rural communities of the United Arab Emirates to produce......

DEC

2011

The Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage

Chinese shadow puppetry Inscribed in 2011 (6.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity Country(ies): China ©2009 by China Puppet and Shadow Art Society Saman dance ©2010 by Centre for Research and Development of Culture, Indonesia Inscribed in 2011 (6.COM) on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding Country(ies):......

SEP

2011

Chinese president meets UNESCO head

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- China will continue to strengthen friendly cooperation with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Chinese President Hu Jintao said here Thursday. Hu said China places great importance on its friendly cooperation with UNESCO and has actively supported and participated in UNESCO-led activities such as universal education and......

SEP

2011

Abandoned factories in ancient Chinese city to be developed into art zones

PINGYAO, Shanxi, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- An obsolete factory in the ancient city of Pingyao in north China's Shanxi Province will be renovated into an artistic community, said the art director of an ongoing international photography festival held here on Thursday. A discarded diesel engine plant, which is a major display area for the seven-day Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP), will be......

SEP

2011

Celebrations held for 1000th anniversary of St. Sofia Cathedral

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich delivers a speech during the celebrations for the 1000th anniversary of St. Sofia Cathedral in central Kiev, Ukraine, Sept. 24, 2011. St. Sofia Cathedral was listed as a UNESCO World heritage site in 1990. (Xinhua/Mykhailo Markiv)......

Audio-visual Archives

DEC

2011

Youth creates powerful messages on climate change

When young minds travel half way around the globe and collaborate with their peers from another country, creativity thrives to produce powerful new ideas. Graduates from the world’s top animation schools, French Gobelins and Chinese Communication University, created five extraordinary animated films to help people understand the causes and the risks associated with the changing climate of the......

Programme

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,......

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

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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......

Publications

MAR

2016

MAR

2016

International Social Science Journal

ISSJ HANDOVER TO JOHN WILEY AND SONS The management of the International Social Science Journal (ISSJ) has been transferred from UNESCO to UK-based publishers John Wiley and Sons. A contract to this effect has been signed by both parties and the handover took effect on 1 July 2015. The ISSJ, founded by UNESCO in 1949, has been published as a quarterly review of international renown in English, French......

JAN

2016

World Social Science Report 2013 - Changing Global Environments

The environmental challenges that confront society are unprecedented and staggering in their magnitude, scope, pace and complexity. They have potentially serious consequences for the wellbeing of people all over the world. The consequences of global environmental change are unfolding now; individuals and communities are already struggling to manage often precarious livelihoods; other social, economic......

DEC

2011

History of Civilizations of Central Asia

History of Civilizations of Central Asia Multiple History series Ce titre est disponible. 265,00 €€ Livre Format:24.5 x 16.5 cm (Hardback) ......

JUL

2011

World Social Science Report 2010 - Knowledge Divides

The social sciences, which were dominated by western universities for a long time, are gaining ground in Asia and in Latin America, according to a report by the International Social Sciences Council (ISSC), published jointly with UNESCO. Entitled Knowledge Divides”, it is a worldwide status report about these disciplines. According to the study, North America and Europe still publish 75% of......

Online Materials

NOV

2011

Declaration of the Budapest World Science Forum 2011 on a New Era of Global Science

Background: Declaration on a New Era of Global Science -WSF Closed in Unison "More than ever before, the world will be shaped by science." World Science Forum’s (WSF) closing statement was endorsed by universal applause at WSF’s closing session held in Hungary’s Parliament Building on 19 November, 2011. Below, find an account of the final speeches made at the session by......

MAY

2011

Carving a niche for the social sciences in multi-disciplinary research on climate change adaptation and agriculture in Southern Africa

Paper presented at the ISSC‐CIPSH General Assembly Joint Symposium, Nagoya, Japan Download PDF......

DEC

2005

Ouvrages recommandés pour la traduction par le Conseil international de la philosophie et des sciences humaines (CIPSH)

Livres 40.000 anni di arte contemporanea. L'arte rupestre in Europa. 40,000 years of contemporary art - by Emmanuel Anati & al. Through the visual......

Humanities Worldwide

MAR

2016

Learning to Live Together

In today’s increasingly diverse societies, UNESCO continues to accomplish every day its fundamental humanist mission to support people in understanding each other and working together to build lasting peace. UNESCO also helps to enable people to create and use knowledge for just and inclusive societies. Yet, lasting peace rests on a complex and fragile web of daily practices embedded in......

MAR

2016

Meeting of the Steering Committee of the International Network of the Silk Road Online Platform

When, local time: Friday, 18 March 2016 - 10:00am to Saturday, 19 March 2016 - 6:00pm Where: Spain, Valencia Type of Event: Consultative Meeting Contact: unesco@unescovalencia.org ; m.shabahang@unesco.org From 18 to 19 March 2016 the Steering Committee of the International Network for the Silk Road Online Platform will meet in Valencia, Spain. The meeting will be organized in collaboration......

DEC

2011

China Folklore Society (CFS)

  Created on May 21, 1983, the China Folklore Society (CFS) is a professional and non-profit organization of the folklorists and folklore fellows all over the China. CFS has so far registered 1695 members; the current PresidentisChao Gejin; Vice Presidents areBamo Qubumo,Chen Qinjian,Dong Xiaoping,Gao Bingzhong,He Xuejun,Huang Yonglin,Liu Delong,Liu Tieliang,Ye Tao,Zhao Shiyu,Zhao Zongfu, and the......

JUL

2011

Charter for the Humanities and Social Sciences

It is a cruel fact that in the last 15 years the Humanities and the Social Sciences have been severely affected by the dire need to respond to the obvious deficit in engineering, natural scientific, informational and managerial needs. This downscaling of the importance of the human and social forms of scholarship has had a serious effect on the quality of mind of our senior graduates, in the academic......