Sixteenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

  • 21-23 Jul 2021
  • Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
  • 21-23 Jul 2022
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece(Also available online)


The Sixteenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences covers topics such as:

  • Civic and Political Studies
    • Investigating public policy
    • Political science as a disciplinary practice
    • Criminology as social science
    • Law as a social science
    • Social sciences in the service of social policy: risks and rewards
    • Public health
    • Accounting for the dynamics of citizenship, participation, and inclusion
    • Social transformations: structure and agency in social dynamics
    • Politics in, and of, the social sciences
    • Trust, social capital, social cohesion, and social welfare
    • Security and insecurity, conflict and cohesion, war and peace, terror and anti-terror
    • Interdisciplinary perspectives on politics, public policy, governance, citizenship, and nationality
    • Policy measures: assessing social need and social effectiveness
    • The neo-liberal state and its critics
  • Social and Community Studies
    • Geographical perspectives on spaces and flows
    • Sociology: concepts and practices
    • Psychology of the social
    • What are the behavioral sciences?
    • Economics as social science
    • Where mind meets world: cognitive science as an interdisciplinary practice
    • Philosophy`s place in the social sciences
    • Sociology and history: the dynamics of synchrony and diachrony
    • Health in community
    • Social welfare studies as interdisciplinary practice
    • Research and knowledge in action: the applied social sciences
    • Horizons of interest: agenda setting in the social sciences
    • Social sciences for social welfare
    • Social sciences for the professions
    • Social breakdown: dysfunction, crime, conflict, violence
    • Accounting for inequalities: poverty and exclusion
    • Technologies in and for the social
    • Social sciences addressing social crisis points
    • Commonalities, differences and relationships between the social and the natural sciences: research methodologies, professional practices and ethical positions
    • Economics, politics and their social effects: investment, ownership, risk, productivity, competition, regulation and deregulation, public accountability, stakeholders, trust, worklife, resource distribution, consumption, wellbeing, living standards
    • The social sciences in the applied sciences and professions: engineering, architecture, planning, computing, tourism, law, health
    • Research methodologies involving `human subjects`
  • Global Studies
    • Global security
    • Global flows
    • The dynamics of globalization, diaspora, and diversity
    • Human movement: migration, refugees, undocumented migrants
    • Developed and developing worlds
    • Globalized economics: inequalities, development, `free` and `fair` trade
    • Poverty and global justice
    • Inequalities in international perspective
    • The local and the global
    • Human rights in a global perspective
  • Cultural Studies
    • Of human life courses: family, childhood, youth, parenting, and aging
    • Of human lifeways: anthropology in its contexts
    • Ethnographic methods
    • Of human origins: paleontology, primate evolution, physical anthropology
    • Cultural studies as a constitutive field
    • Social meanings: language, linguistics, discourse, text
    • Where humanities and social sciences meet
    • Social science stances: modernism and postmodernism; structuralism and poststructuralism
    • Interdisciplinary perspectives on human differences
    • Social structure and human culture: the sociological and the anthropological
    • Perspectives on, and voices of, difference: multiculturalism and feminism
    • Identities in social science: generational, gender, sexuality, ethnic, diasporic
    • Health, wellbeing, and culture
    • Religion and the human sciences
  • Organizational Studies
    • Culture in organizations
    • Management as social science
    • The social dynamics of organizations
    • Technology and work
    • Workers` rights
    • Human resource management
    • Organizational and social sustainability
    • Corporate governance
    • Knowledge ecologies: embedded knowledge in the organizational setting
    • Corporate social responsibility
    • Private and public knowledge
    • Tacit and explicit knowledge
    • Organizational change
    • Scenario building and futures forecasting
  • Environmental Studies
    • Human environments
    • The natural and the social: interdisciplinary studies
    • What are applied sciences?
    • Sustainability as a focus of interdisciplinary study
    • People, place and time: human demography
    • Health and the environment
    • Human interests in the natural sciences: the politics of the environment
    • Environmental governance: consumption, waste, economic `externalities`, sustainability, environmental equity
  • Communication
    • Communications as a social science
    • Media studies as social science
    • The social web: the internet in its social context
    • Information and communications technologies
    • Literacies as a social learning experience
    • Human-computer interactions
  • Educational Studies
    • The learning sciences as an interdisciplinary endeavor
    • Education as a social science
    • Teaching and learning the social studies
    • Action research: the logistics and ethics of interventionary social science
    • Economics teaching and learning
    • History teaching and learning
    • Technology in learning and learning about technology
    • Geography teaching and learning

The next Sixteenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences will be held in Oxford, United Kingdom on 21-23 Jul 2021.


21-23 Jul 2021
  • Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford, United Kingdom
21-23 Jul 2022
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

More Details

125-650 US Dollar
No exhibition
Common Ground Research Networks
Abstract submission deadline:
21 Jun 2021

Prices are for evaluation only.

Future Events

  • Sixteenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences 2021 - 21-23 Jul 2021, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom (59467)
  • Seventeenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences - 21-23 Jul 2022, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece (59468)
  • Eighteenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences - Jul 2023 (75696)

Past Events

  • Fifteenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences 2020 - 20-22 Jul 2020, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece (52687)


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