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  • 391. Meetings & Events

    Religious, Spiritual, Secular: Invidious Distinctions and Ambivalent Attachments

    Scholars and practitioners alike have constantly invoked and constantly confused distinctions among religion, secular, and spiritual life. The proliferation of terms has left social scientists uncertain about how to proceed. Conference participants addressed the interplay betwee…

    Date October 24th25th 2008 Location The Italian Academy, Columbia University

  • 392. Meetings & Events

    "Trip to Mannahatta" with New York Prize Fellow Eric Sanderson

    Eric Sanderson, 2008-2009 VAI-SSRC New Prize Fellow and founder of the Wildlife Conversation Society's Mannahatta Project, leads a walking tour of the Flatiron District as it existed in 1609. Dr. Sanderson’s evocative visual mapping of pre-urban Manhattan – known as “Manna…

    Date October 23rd 2008, 5:30pm–8:00pm Location Van Alen Institute, New York, NY

  • 393. Meetings & Events

    Humanitarianism, Activism, Media, Religion

    Contemporary activist groups saturate our worlds with images and sounds. Seeking solidarity with different movements and publics, some groups use media complexes to generate outrage and others to invoke sympathy; some seeking to minimize religious, national, and regional differen…

    Date October 23rd 2008 Location The Italian Academy, Columbia University

  • 394. Meetings & Events

    Sudan elections (New York)

    Date October 14th 2008

  • 395. Meetings & Events

    Project Consultation Meetings

    The SSRC's Producing Knowledge on World Regions Program invites social scientists, area specialists, educators and foundation representatives to meet with scholars of higher education and high-level university administrators responsible for global initiatives for discussions of p…

    Date October 14th17th 2008 Location New York City

  • 396. Meetings & Events

    Sex and Secularity

    In conjunction with the one year anniversary of the launch of The Immanent Frame, the Social Science Research Council’s blog on secularism, religion and the public sphere, this panel discussion featured Michael Warner on the topic of “Sex and secularity,” with responses fro…

    Date October 8th 2008, 6:00pm Location Institute for Public Knowledge

  • 397. Meetings & Events

    NCMR08 Pre-Conference: Academic Research for Media Reform

    Co-hosted by Pennsylvania State University, the SSRC, and Free Press, the Academic Research for Media Reform Symposium for Scholars was held the day before the National Conference for Media Reform (May 6-8, 2008). Scholars presented new research on issues of media ownership, sus…

    Date June 5th 2008, 8:00am–5:00pm Location Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, MN

  • 398. Meetings & Events

    Bridging Scholar/Activist Divides in the Field of Communications

    This pre-conference for the annual meeting of the International Communication Association (May 22-26, 2008) addressed divides between research and advocacy in communication areas such as public health, media diversity, communications policy, global communications, Internet govern…

    Date May 22nd 2008, 1:00pm–5:00pm Location Le Centre Sheraton Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

  • 399. Meetings & Events

    Burundi (New York)

    Date May 19th 2008

  • 400. Meetings & Events

    Sudan elections (New York)

    Date May 10th 2008