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Picture of protesters holding their cellphones with their lanterns on in a Black Lives Matter Protest in Washington DC on June 3rd, 2020.

Just Tech Fellowship Public Information Session 2

The SSRC’s Just Tech program is proud to host a public information session answering your questions about the new Just Tech Fellowship, a two-year, full-time, $100,000 per year (plus supplementary funding) remote fellowship supporting a diverse community of researchers and practitioners investigating the intersection of technology and social justice. The upcoming public information session is scheduled for Thursday, December 9, 10:00-11:30 a.m. ET. The session will cover details on application guidelines, eligibility requirements, and answer any questions that participants may have. Register here. The Just Tech program is funded by a broad range of philanthropic foundations committed to cultivating critical …

Picture of protesters holding their cellphones with their lanterns on in a Black Lives Matter Protest in Washington DC on June 3rd, 2020.

Just Tech Fellowship Public Information Session 1

The SSRC’s Just Tech program is proud to host a public information session answering your questions about the new Just Tech Fellowship, a two-year, full-time, $100,000 per year (plus supplementary funding) remote fellowship supporting a diverse community of researchers and practitioners investigating the intersection of technology and social justice. The upcoming public information session is scheduled for Monday, December 1, 3:00–4:30 p.m. ET. The session will cover details on application guidelines, eligibility requirements, and answer any questions that participants may have. Register here. The Just Tech program is funded by a broad range of philanthropic foundations committed to cultivating critical …

Arts Research with Communities of Color (ARCC) Fellowship Public Information Session 3

The SSRC is proud to host a public information session answering your questions about the new Arts Research with Communities of Color (ARCC) Fellowship, supporting year-long, qualitative studies of arts organizations of color funded by the Wallace Foundation. The upcoming public information session is scheduled for Tuesday, November 30 at 4 p.m. ET. The session will cover details on application guidelines, eligibility requirements, and answer any questions that participants may have. Register here.

Arts Research with Communities of Color (ARCC) Fellowship Public Information Session 2

The SSRC is proud to host a public information session answering your questions about the new Arts Research with Communities of Color (ARCC) Fellowship, supporting year-long, qualitative studies of arts organizations of color funded by the Wallace Foundation. The upcoming public information session is scheduled for Tuesday, November 9 at 4 p.m. ET. The session will cover details on application guidelines, eligibility requirements, and answer any questions that participants may have. Register here.

2021 SSRC Fellow Lecture

Pratap Bhanu Mehta Laurence S. Rockefeller Professor for Distinguished Teaching at Princeton University Speaks on: Universities and Intellectual Life in The Age of Populism Wednesday, November 3, 2021 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (ET) followed by an informal conversation with Ira Katznelson Former SSRC President Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History, Columbia University  Anna Harvey SSRC President Professor of Politics and Director, Public Safety Lab, New York University   Event Recording About the Lecture Across the world, from Hungary to India, United States to Brazil, universities are increasingly becoming sites for battles over populism. Although the contexts vary, the …

2021 College and University Fund for the Social Sciences Conference

Social Science Reckonings   On October 4, 2021, the Social Science Research Council will convene the institutions of the College and University Fund for the Social Sciences for a virtual conference centered on the theme of “Social Science Reckonings.” In the past year, the social sciences have been extraordinarily active in furthering understanding of the multiple upheavals we have all experienced – a pandemic, a US electoral crisis, and a racial reckoning sparked by police violence but with deep historical and structural roots. At the same time, the historical and structural roots of racism and exclusion within the social sciences …

Webinar on Conflict and Peacebuilding in Mozambique

The Social Science Research Council’s African Peacebuilding Network (APN), in collaboration with the African Leadership Center (ALC) of Kings College London, and Wilton Park held a virtual two-day webinar on “Conflict and Peacebuilding in Mozambique,” from September 21 to 22, 2021. The webinar was the latest in a “Peacebuilding in Africa series” launched in 2015 aimed towards ‘moving peacebuilding beyond state and elite-centered approaches to encompass the wider communities involved in conflict, including youth and women’s networks on the continent.’ Participants included high-level practitioners, scholars, activists, and staff and fellows of the African Leadership Centre (ALC), African Peacebuilding Network (APN) …

2020 SSRC Fellow Lecture

Aihwa Ong Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley Speaks on: Near-Humans, Cloned Monkeys, & CRISPR Babies: Productive Uncertainty in China’s Quest for Biosecurity   With responses by: Duana Fullwiley Associate Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University Guobin Yang Grace Lee Boggs Professor of Communications & Sociology, University of Pennsylvania Wednesday, September 23, 2020 – 4:00 PM (ET) Watch the Lecture   About the Lecture Anthropological inquiry enhances STS (Science, Technology, and Society Studies) by analyzing the diversity of contexts and perspectives that participate in contemporary knowledge-making processes. The focal point for the discipline concerns how values and beliefs about being …

Brown Bag Meeting on the Search for Common Ground Pastoralism Toolkit (VTC)

On 29 July 2021, CPPF convened a CPPF Brown Bag Meeting on the Search for Common Ground Pastoralism Toolkit. This meeting was convened to help Search for Common Ground share the results from its recent “Pastoralism and Conflict: Tools for Prevention and Response in the Sudano-Sahel” publication with relevant bodies in the UN system.

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