ISA Task Force on the Global South


The Governing Council of the International Studies Association (ISA) at its meeting in Atlanta on March 15, 2016 unanimously approved the setting up of a presidential task force on the Global South. The following topics have been identified as starting points to be considered by the task force:

  • Subcommittee 1: Issues of ISA Membership, Participation in ISA Conferences, Journal Publication, Funding, and Workshops
  • Subcommittee 2: Specific Regional/Country Challenges, Possible Contributions in terms of ISA Participation
  • Subcommittee 3: Long-range Issues: Scholarship, Scholarly Engagement and Mutual Understanding of Scholars from Global South and Global North

Committee Members

Navnita C. Behera | Co-Chair
February 2017 - April 2018
Delhi University

Kristina Hinds | Co-Chair
February 2017 - April 2018
University of the West Indies

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