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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.
The SSRC is proud to announce the recipients of our Just Tech Covid-19 Rapid-Response Grants, supported by the MacArthur Foundation and the Ford Foundation. The projects address the risks, opportunities, and challenges at the intersection of the pandemic and technology. See the grantees
On December 4 at 4:30 p.m. ET, join the SSRC and the Institute for Advanced Study for the 2020 Albert O. Hirschman Prize Ceremony and Lecture, honoring James Scott. Prof. Scott will deliver a virtual, public lecture on “In Praise of Floods” at 5:00 p.m. RSVP by December 1.
The Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program seeks proposals for a range of 2021-2022 fellowships, including the Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship, the Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship, & the Dissertation-Based Writing Fellowship. Apply by February 1, 2021
The Council’s African Peacebuilding Network invites applications for their 2021-2022 Individual Research Fellowships. Learn more about the program and submit your application by February 1, 2021
The Council’s Measure of America program is proud to announce the release of its latest human development report, A Portrait of Louisiana 2020. The report measures well-being in Louisiana across life expectancy, access to education, and earnings. Read the full report, supported by the Hilton Foundation and JPMorgan Chase
In partnership with SAGE Publishing, the Council is proud to present REIMAGINING SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS, a public forum focused on the work of cultivating equitable, anti-racist social institutions. Join us for the first event in the series, REIMAGINING SCHOOLS, on October 28 at 12 p.m. ET