• 26.Education and Migration in the United States

    As part of its work on migration and education, the SSRC's Migration Program assembled a working group to examine how educational institutions within the United States have responded to growing numbers of immigrant students as well as how immigrant families and communities navigate this country's educational system. The group met in New York in 2005 to deliver working papers on these topics, some of which will be published in an edited volume, and several members, including SSRC Program Director Jennifer…

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  • 27.Eurasia Program Dissertation Development Workshops

    As part of its series of field-building initiatives, and with generous support provided by the U.S. Department of State Title VIII Program, the SSRC Eurasia Program has organized a number of Dissertation Development Workshops. These three-day events bring 8–10 graduate students engaged in the study of the region together with a number of senior resource faculty for intensive discussions of the individual scholars’ work and larger thematic issues. In addition to providing younger scholars with substant…

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  • 28.FORHEAD Faculty and Curriculum Development Program

    …[中文] It is widely acknowledged that the relationship between development, environment and health is multidirectional and dynamic, and that professionals and citizens need an understanding of these issues that goes beyond the confines of disciplinary-based learning. Yet, an interdisciplinary approach remains the exception rather than the norm. Building on its network of experts, FORHEAD is promoting the introduction of an interdisciplinary perspective on health, environment, and development into high…

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  • 29.Forum on Health, Environment and Development

    …[中文] CEHI collaborates closely with Chinese partner institutions through the Forum on Health, Environment and Development (FORHEAD). The Forum was founded to provide a China-based platform for building capacity and generating and sharing knowledge among researchers, policymakers, NGOs, and other stakeholders working in the field of environment, health, and development. The Forum holds an annual conference featuring new research, policy, and NGO initiatives in the field. In order to strengthen capaci…

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  • 30.Gender Mainstreaming in Crisis Prevention and Recovery

    In 2005 the United Nations Development Programme’s Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery (UNDP/BCPR) commissioned the SSRC to carry out a comprehensive review of its work and to identify concrete recommendations for mainstreaming gender considerations into strategies for crisis prevention and recovery. The assessment formed the basis for UNDP's Eight Point Agenda.

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  • 31.HIV/AIDS Fellowship Program

    With support from the Open Society Institute, the SSRC's HIV/AIDS Program supported a pilot fellowship program providing funding opportunities for African researchers to carry out research on improving public health policy responses to the pandemic. In November 2006 eleven fellows from five of the most affected countries in sub-Saharan Africa received awards ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 for research on HIV/AIDS related to sexual violence and caregiving. Fellowship awards included participation in a…

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  • 32.HIV/AIDS Program

    Supporting innovative research on gender and social dimensions of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

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  • 33.HIV/AIDS in the Russian Federation

    The SSRC's Eurasia Program, with generous support from the Ford Foundation over two successive grant cycles, has developed a major initiative to address HIV/AIDS in Eurasia with a focus on the Russian Federation, which has been identified as one of the "second-wave" countries confronted by the pandemic. Begun in 2007, and with assistance and guidance from a four-member Advisory Group and numerous Russian Advisors and collaborators, this project has supported the development of new social science universit…

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  • 34.Hemingway Document Preservation Project

    Facilitating efforts to restore Ernest Hemingway's Cuba papers for scholars and the general public.

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  • 35.Higher Education and Social Inequality in Comparative Perspective (U.S. and Egypt)

    The SSRC MENA Program has begun a two-year project on Higher Education and Social Inequality: Models, Tools and Transfers in Comparative Perspective (the U.S. and Egypt). Funded by the Ford Foundation, the project proposes to train a cohort of Egyptian junior scholars to pursue scholarly and policy research in the field of higher education, as related to issues of social inequality as well as equity and access to education. The training will comprise a mixture of modalities, from small training workshops,…

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  • 36.How Genocides End

    The ending of genocide has been treated in a normative manner with a focus on how it “ought” to end, as opposed to how, empirically, historical and contemporary episodes of genocide have come to an end. Since 2005 the SSRC has hosted a series of academic seminars as well as a web forum examining genocide in an empirical way, which have helped to take the field of genocide studies in a new direction. Working closely with the UN and African Union peace and security departments, we are planning addition…

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  • 37.Immigration and Religion in America

    The SSRC project on Migration and Religion convened a working group of American migration and religion scholars to compare past and present patterns in the religious adaptations of Mexican and Italian, Japanese and Korean, Jewish and Muslim, African-American and Haitian migrants. These patterns included integration into American religions, conversion to American religions, the establishment of new religions in America, and the incorporation of American religions into migrants’ own religious practices. T…

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  • 38.Initiative on Cuban Libraries and Archives

    Assisting Cuban libraries and archives to prepare for and respond to disaster.

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  • 39.Inter-Asian Connections II: Singapore (2010)

    The second conference in the InterAsian Connections Conference Series, hosted by the National University of Singapore (NUS), marked the beginning of a multiyear partnership between the SSRC, the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (HKIHSS) at the University of Hong Kong, and NUS. This conference featured five concurrent workshops coordinated by individual directors that showcased innovative research from across the social sciences and related disciplines. These workshops focused on…

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  • 40.Inter-Asian Connections IV: Istanbul (2013)

    Inter-Asian Connections IV: Istanbul was hosted by Koç University and coorganized and cosponsored by an expanded set of institutional partners that included Yale University, the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (HKIHSS) at the University of Hong Kong, and Göttingen University.   In its effort to update the conference series on an ongoing basis, the organizers solicited conference workshop proposals around an expanded and diverse set…

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  • 41.InterAsia Partnership

    Since 2009, the Council has worked in collaboration with multiple core institutional partners to construct InterAsia as a new research site. The InterAsia Partnership has built international and interdisciplinary scholars’ networks, transformed scholarly approaches and research agendas, and promoted the development of innovative comparisons on a number of cross-regional and transregional themes. Activities include the InterAsian Connections Conference Series, a Transregional Virtual Research Institute,…

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  • 42.InterAsia Program

    Reconceptualizing Asia for a new generation of scholarship.

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  • 43.InterAsian Connections Conference Series

    The international InterAsian Connections Conference Series is the cornerstone of the InterAsia Partnership and of the overall InterAsia Program. The Council launched the series with an inaugural conference in Dubai in 2008 and has since worked in collaboration with multiple partner institutions to organize three additional conferences in Singapore (2010), Hong Kong (2012), and Istanbul (2013). To date, the conference series has included more than four hundred scholars. The conference series showcases inno…

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  • 44.InterAsian Connections I: Dubai (2008)

    The inaugural event in the Inter-Asian Connections Conference Series, this conference was organized around twelve concurrent workshops showcasing innovative research from across the social sciences and related disciplines on themes of particular relevance across Asia. This structure enabled intensive “working group” interactions on specific research themes, as well as broader interactions on topics of mutual interest and concern. The conference featured a number of events open to the general public,…

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  • 45.InterAsian Connections III: Hong Kong (2012)

    Inter-Asian Connections III: Hong Kong was hosted by the Hong Kong Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (HKIHSS) at the University of Hong Kong and was coorganized and cosponsored by the SSRC, the HKIHSS, and the National University of Singapore. This conference featured six concurrent workshops coordinated by individual directors that showcased innovative research from across the social sciences and related disciplines. The organizers solicited workshop proposals around broad themes of particular…

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  • 46.InterAsian Connections Nodal Activities

    In addition to jointly planned core activities—such as the InterAsian Connections Conference Series and the Transregional Virtual Research Institute—InterAsia partners are developing a series of research and training activities that will be hosted by individual partner institutions. Building on the institutional strengths of the partners, these activities are designed to further the larger aims of the initiative and support innovative cross- and transregional scholarship, as well as to facilitate a ra…

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  • 47.InterAsian Connections V: Seoul (2016)

    …and project abstracts for the 2012 and 2013 cohorts of the SSRC Postdoctoral Transregional Research Fellows. Can I apply to participate in more than one workshop? No. Please read the list of workshops and individual workshop CfPs carefully before… is required, and the papers and presentations will be in English. No translation/interpretation services will be available at the conference. If my paper proposal is accepted, what will be required of me as a conference and workshop participant…

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  • 48.International Centre for Gender, Peace and Security (IC-GPS)

    Research, policy, and action for a more secure world.

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  • 49.International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) Program

    Providing PhD candidates with support for international research.

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  • 50.JSPS long-term Postdoc Fellowship

    Dissertation and Postdoctoral Support for Humanities and Social Science Research in Japan.

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