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In partnership with the National Science Foundation, the SSRC invites proposals for research that advances scientific knowledge about the impact of public health information on the health and well-being of …

Deadline: February 10, 2023

Launched in March 2012, the African Peacebuilding Network (APN) supports independent African research on conflict-affected countries and neighboring regions of the continent, as well as the integration of African knowledge …

Deadline: February 10, 2023

The Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program, launched in 2011, responds to an emerging dilemma within higher education in the global South caused by the extraordinary emphasis on increasing …

Deadline: January 6, 2023

The Social Science Research Council invites applications from early career researchers for two year-long fellowships to conduct qualitative studies of arts organizations founded by, with, and for communities of color …

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Supporting more than 900 individual scholars each year, the Council’s fellowships and grants fund innovative, impactful research engaging with themes ranging from the state of democracy in the US and security in Africa and Latin America to the long-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Explore insights and emerging research in the social sciences from SSRC fellows and grantees.

Cairo Since 1900: An Architectural Guide
Elshahed, Mohamed

The city of a thousand minarets is also the city of eclectic modern constructions, turn-of-the-century revivalism and romanticism, concrete expressionism, and modernist design. Yet while much has been published on …

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