Social Research, Social Movements

UC Berkeley Library (English) provides freely available resources for research in Arts, Humanities and Area Studies and Social Sciences.

Best of History Web Sites (English) introduces resources for those interested in History.

Feedspot (English) introduces 35 Social Science Blogs and Websites for students and professionals to follow or draw on for their learning and research.

Into the Black Box (English) is an online collection of research on logistics, spaces, labor.

Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (English), also known as the Calcutta Research Group (CRG), is a group of researchers, trade unionists, feminist thinkers, and women’s rights campaigners, academics, journalists, and lawyers. This was to be a forum based in India for policy discussion and analysis on issues of democracy, human rights, peace, and justice.

The Gamming (English) is a project by Laleh Khalili, Professor of Middle East Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies. It reflects on the emergence of transport infrastructure in the Middle East.

The disorder of things (English) covers a range of topics from critical logistics, politics and political economy.

In Defence of Marxism (English) is a source of Marxist theory analyzing current events and the history of the revolutionary worker’s movement

Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research (English) is an international, movement-driven institution focused on stimulating intellectual debate that serves people’s aspirations.

Islam Bergerak (Indonesia & English) is a Discourse platform in building progressive Islamic social liberation movement through the networks of solidarity between the working class, peasants and the oppressed.

People’s Archive of Rural India (English) is both a living journal and an archive. It will generate and host reporting on the countryside that is current and contemporary, while also creating a database for India’s subalterns.

The Center for Global Education (English) works for creating a better vision of knowledge for the modern world. It highlights not only the contemporary issues and situations of modern India, but also covers other Asian nations like China, Korea etc.

Till We Have Faces【諸眾之貌】(Chinese)  is a long-term independent research and documentary project, aims to establish various medias database of Asian social movements.They target not only NGOs or just documentation of social movement scenario, but also how to change people’s life via various kinds of medium as a collective.

Civil Media【公民行動影音紀錄資料庫】(Chinese) is focusing on recording Taiwan’s citizen’s actions that were often ignored or distorted by the mainstream media in Taiwan society. These video recordings will not only become channels for people to understand social facts but the public resources for society.

The American Institute for Indonesian Studies (AIFIS) (English) is a non-profit educational organization incorporated in the United States. It was established as a consortium of American universities and colleges that have expressed a keen interest in furthering the development of Indonesian studies in the United States and provide resourceful material and Library on Indonesian Studies.

GlobalIssues (English) provides insights into global issues that may be misrepresented but are all closely related. List of topics covered includes social, political, economic and environmental issues, including human rights, economy, trade, globalization, poverty, environment, and health-related issues.

World Values Survey (English) is a global network of social scientists studying changing values and their impact on social and political life.

The Institute for Studies of Society, Economics and Environment (iSEE) (Vietnamese and English) The Institute for Studies of Society, Economics and Environment (iSEE) is a science and technology organization that works towards the rights of minority groups in Vietnamese society through original research, policy advocacy, organizing conference and training events, holding popular annual community events, and running direct youth and minority initiatives.

H’Mong Studies Journal (English) The Hmong Studies Journal is a peer-reviewed Internet-based academic publication devoted to the scholarly discussion of Hmong history, Hmong culture, Hmong people, and other facets of the Hmong experience in the U.S., Asia and around the world.

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) (English) is a Palestinian-led movement aiming to resist the Israeli occupation using unarmed means. Its work is not limited in the occupied territories as it also tackles issues in Europe and North America. (English) is a resource for people who aim to fight and improve their lives, their communities, and their working conditions. There are international news, comments, and analysis about working-class struggles. The entire archive of this website contains more than 10,000 related texts. More than 10 languages are available.