Research Project: "Social Sciences in the Era of Globalisation"

The project aims at investigating the epistemological, organisational and educational challenges the world

social sciences, consisting of the universalisation of the Western concept of science, are facing in a multi-polar

science world.

The project outcomes will be published in a report with the working title: "Social Sciences in the Era of


The project is conducted by an international group of scholars coordinated by the project Editorial Board.

Editorial Board members:

Dr. Michael Kuhn (Chair)

Prof. Dra. Hebe Vessuri

Prof. Shujiro Yazawa

Prof. Nestor Castro

Prof. Dr. Doris Weidemann

The project is funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon