New report from the International Panel on Social Progress


The International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP) is an independent association of top research scholars with the goal of assessing methods for improving the main institutions of modern societies. It's new three-volume report "Rethinking Society for the 21st Century: Report of the International Panel on Social Progress" has just been published by Cambridge University Press.

Peter Wallensteen, Senior Professor at the Department, and Michel Wieviorka of the Fondation de la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (FMSH), Paris, are the coordinating lead authours with 11 lead authors from around the world: Itty Abraham, Karin Aggestam, Alexander Bellamy, Lars-Erik Cederman, Jerome Ferret, Jean Baptiste Jeangene Vilmer, Willhelm Heitmeyer, Angela Muvumba Sellström (Researcher at the Department), Laurie Nathan, Hideaki Shinoda, Ekaterina Stepanova, and one contributing author: Olga Odgers Ortiz for the chapter "Violence, War, Peace, Security".

For more information about the report, see