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Monday, October 29, 2012

Call for Nominations: CROP Scientific Committee 2013-14

*Call for Nominations: *
*CROP Scientific Committee 2013-14
CROP is an international programme of the International Social Science
Council (ISSC) for building alternative and critical knowledge on
fighting and preventing poverty. The Programme is jointly sponsored by
the ISSC and the University of Bergen (UiB) and incorporated into the
academic life of the UiB.

The CROP Scientific Committee has been created to provide guidance on
scientific and academic aspects of CROP and constitutes the main body
for advising and formulating the overall scientific goals of the

Nominations for the CROP Scientific Committee 2013-14 are now sought.
Received nominations will be reviewed by a committee established by
the ISSC and UiB, which will present a final list of nominees to the
ISSC Executive Committee for endorsement and formal appointment of the
CROP Scientific Committee for the period 2013-2014.

Ideal candidates are distinguished members of the international
Science and Humanities community with an outstanding track record in
poverty and development research. The call is open to potential
candidates from all parts of the world. We particularly encourage
nominations of researchers based in Africa, Asia, Latin America and
the Caribbean.

Members of the Scientific Committee shall be committed to meeting (in
person or virtually) at least once per year and to engage actively
with the CROP Chair and Director as necessary and in between meetings.
The Scientific Committee will not be asked to oversee the day-to-day
management of the programme.

*Deadline for Nominations: December 1st, 2012*

*Visit the CROP webpage for more information,and to download the
Nomination Form. <>*

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