We are a group of international scholar-activists committed to social justice. By combining expertise from different disciplines, we work towards progressive social change. Through published work and project partnerships, we aim to explore and generate social action.
In our research, we are co-creating diverse forms of knowledges together with people and communities. This allows us to continuously expand our expertise and ensures the societal relevance of our research.
Our teaching addresses mainstream development interventions and challenges its assumptions. It explores alternatives and relates to existing innovations. Our team forges collaborations with institutions in the South and develops modules relevant for students and other constituencies dealing with contemporary social challenges.
Why do your PhD at ISS?
PhD researcher Birendra Singh is attached to the Civic Innovation research group. Here is explains why he wanted to do his PhD at ISS.