How can the core characteristics of big cities be mobilized to make human life more just and democratic?
Can democracies capably address large problems in the public interest?
Secularism, religion, and the public sphere
Insights from the social sciences
A forum for the exchange of ideas and information on peacebuilding in Africa
Knowledge under digital conditions
The Digital Culture program launches their forum, Parameters, focusing on transformations in the social sciences brought on by the digital age, with opening contributions from Henry Farrell, Christine Borgman, and Paul DiMaggio
danah boyd’s Items essay on the state of social science research has been republished at the Chronicle of Higher Education.
New in the African Peacebuilding Network’s APN Working Papers series: “Decolonizing the Mainstreaming of Gender in Peacebuilding: Toward an Agenda for Africa,” by Heidi Hudson [PDF available]