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On Wednesday, November 3 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET, 2021 SSRC Fellow Pratap Bhanu Mehta will deliver a lecture on “Universities and Intellectual Life in The Age of Populism,” as part of his virtual residency at the Council
The SSRC is thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2021 Transregional Collaborative Research Grants, supporting 7 teams of scholars to conduct interdisciplinary research on the intersections of social and environmental change in the Indian Ocean region. View the full list of grantees
The Council mourns the loss of Michael Gellert (1931-2021), who served as a member of the Board of Directors & Visiting Committee for nearly a decade
The Council is proud to announce the 12 recipients of the Democratic Anxieties in the Americas Research Grants. Established by the Drugs, Security and Democracy & Anxieties of Democracy programs, the grants generate a comparative dialogue on sources of and solutions to democratic anxieties such as rising inequality and the spread of populism, disinformation, political polarization & distrust
The SSRC Measure of America program is proud to announce the release of the latest report in the series on youth disconnection, A Decade Undone: 2021 Update, with updated data on America’s disconnected young people and analysis on the impact of Covid-19. Read the report
The Council is thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2021 SSRC Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal fellowships, in partnership with the Fetzer Institute. Congratulations! Learn more about the ten early-career scholars and their projects