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Announcing the recipients of the 2020 Transregional Planning Grants from the Council’s Transregional Collaboratory on the Indian Ocean. Read more about the planning grants initiative and explore the projects
The SSRC is pleased to announce sixty-two recipients of our Rapid-Response Grants on Covid-19 and the Social Sciences, in partnership with the Henry Luce Foundation, and with generous support from the Wenner-Gren, Ford, MacArthur, and William and Flora Hewlett Foundations. Explore the full list of grantees and project descriptions
The Council is proud to announce the recipients of our Social Data Research and Dissertation Fellowships, supported by the Omidyar Network. See the list of 15 fellows and their projects here
Join us on September 23 at 4 p.m. for the 2020 SSRC Fellow Lecture, featuring Prof. Aihwa Ong who will speak on “Near-Humans, Cloned Monkeys, & CRISPR Babies: Productive Uncertainty in China’s Quest for Biosecurity.” Register here
The InterAsia program issued a new call for applications for the inaugural InterAsia Academy, entitled “Integration and Disintegration in InterAsian Perspective.” The events will take place between the dates of February 15-28, and applications are due by October 2nd. Apply now
Social Media and Democracy: The State of the Field and Prospects for Reform is the latest from the Anxieties of Democracy book series with Cambridge University Press. Edited by Joshua Tucker and Nathaniel Persily, the book explores social media’s role in democracy and is available open access through support from the SSRC