Organized in partnership with the International Political Science Association (IPSA) and formal support from the Canadian and Quebec Prime Ministers and others, the 2013 World Social Science Forum will take place in Montreal Canada on October 13-15, 2013. The event will focus on the impact of social transformation and digitization to the future of social science research and the social sciences. More about the forum here.
Professor Shermon Cruz will present a paper exploring the futures of the social sciences and will coordinate the panel “Changing Research Practices and Emerging Ways of Perceiving the Social Sciences“.
Below is the panel title and paper abstract “What Lies Over the Horizon: Scenarios for the Social Sciences in the Era of Social Transformations and Digitization“: