Committee on the Status of Engagement with the Global South


Formed in 2018, based on the recommendation from the Global South Task Force, the Committee on the Status of Engagement with the Global South is tasked with pursuing objectives designed to increase the participation, status and visibility of Global South scholars in ISA.

About the Committee

The Committee on the Status of Engagement with the Global South is a permanent standing committee of ISA. Committee members are appointed by the ISA President and approved by the ISA Governing Council.

Membership and Terms

  • Seven committee members serve two-year, staggered terms
  • Committee member terms officially begin with the start of the ISA Annual Convention meeting of the first year listed and end with the closing of the ISA Governing Council meeting of the final year listed

Task Force Report

The ISA Task Force on the Global South submitted a report to the 2018 Governing Council in San Francisco. Please see below for the full report, as well as the condensed version that was included in the Governing Council Agenda.

Global South Task Force Report 2018 Global South Task Force Report 2018 (Condensed)

Committee Members

Jorge Alberto Schiavon | Chair
April 2018 - April 2021
Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)

See Full Committee Membership

The International Studies Association

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