Mobilizing social science for the public good.
The Social Science Research Council, an independent, international nonprofit, mobilizes necessary knowledge for the public good by supporting scholars worldwide, generating new research across disciplines, and linking researchers with policymakers and citizens.
On January 26, the SSRC’s Media & Democracy program and the Center for Brooklyn History present “Whither Conservatism? The State of the Right,” a conversation on the future of Trumpism and the right, featuring Nicole Hemmer, Rick Perlstein, Tasha Philpot, and moderated by Jane Coaston. Register now
The SSRC’s Religion, Spirituality, & Democratic Renewal Fellowship is now open for applications. The program aims to bring knowledge of the place of religion and spirituality into scholarly and public conversations about renewing democracy in the US. Apply by April 6, 2021
On Jan 12-13, join the SSRC and Schmidt Futures for the Futures Forum on Preparedness, bringing together leaders in science, policy, and social research in discussion on new Covid-19 research and the future of public health. Register here and view the full agenda of events
The Council’s African Peacebuilding Network released its first major publication, Researching Peacebuilding in Africa: Reflections on Theory, Fieldwork and Context (Routledge), featuring eight years of the program’s work on building sustainable peace on the African continent. Learn more
SSRC Measure of America program analysis informs findings on racial disparities in sex-trade policing in this ProPublica article. Read more (CW: sexual abuse)
On December 17 at 12 p.m. ET, join the SSRC and SAGE Publishing for REIMAGINING HIGHER EDUCATION, the next installment of our REIMAGINING SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS event series on cultivating equitable, anti-racist social institutions. Register now.