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The SSRC is proud to announce the launch of Surveillance and the ‘New Normal’ of Covid-19: Public Health, Data, and Justice, a new report from the Council’s Public Health, Surveillance, and Human Rights (PHSHR) Network. Read the full report here
The SSRC Media & Democracy program is pleased to announce a new call for proposals for a two-day virtual workshop on “The Conservative Dilemma: Digital Surrogate Organizations and the Future of Liberal Democracy,” hosted in collaboration with the Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics at George Washington University. Applications are due on March 22, 2021
The SSRC Transregional Collaboratory on the Indian Ocean, supported by the Mellon Foundation, invites applications for its 12-month Transregional Collaborative Research Grants. The program supports projects that deepen understanding of the effects of political, economic, and social processes in and across Indian Ocean countries. Apply by April 26, 2021
In collaboration with the Shorenstein Center and the Center for an Informed Public, MediaWell invites applications for a new workshop on ”Teaching Disinfo Studies in Higher Ed.” Led by Joan Donovan and Kate Starbird, the workshop will address strategies and methods for teaching the field of disinformation studies to undergraduate audiences. Deadline: February 15, 2021
SSRC President Alondra Nelson to join the Biden-Harris Administration as First Deputy Director for Science and Society in the White House Office of Science and Technology
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