The African Peacebuilding Network, supporting independent African research and its integration into regional and global policy communities, is accepting applications for Book Manuscript Completion Grants, Collaborative Working Group Grants, and Individual Research Grants (due January 15)
Inaugural University Fund convening focuses on advancing social science, SSRC launches Media & Democracy initiative, and The Immanent Frame asks: Is this all there is?
A message from new SSRC president Alondra Nelson, the African Peacebuilding Network receives a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, and the Abe Fellowship Program launches the Abe Fellows Global Forum.
The media looks to Northeast Asia Cooperative Security Project director Leon Sigal for North Korea policy expertise, SSRC president Ira Katznelson discusses affirmative action for whites in a New York Times op-ed, and The Immanent Frame website has a new look.
Items publishes new Democracy Papers, Northeast Asia Cooperative Security Project director Leon Sigal provides expert testimony on at a Senate subcommittee hearing on North Korea policy, and the African Peacebuilding Network announces its 2017 grantees.
The Council honors outgoing president Ira Katznelson, Measure of America launches its NYC Community Portraits website, and the InterAsia Program announces the 2017 recipients of the Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship.
Fellows and grantees share their stories on Research Matters, the Digital Culture program issues a call for Data Stories, and Measure of America is cited in the New York Times.
Amartya Sen accepts the 2016 Hirschman Prize at a ceremony at the Institute for Advanced Study, the Abe Fellowship Program announces its 2017 cohort, and Measure of America research informs a New York magazine piece.
Measure of America releases the latest report in its Youth Disconnection series, the DSD program cohost a panel on “Alternatives to Incarceration,” and CPPF publishes a new set of SSRC Working Papers.
The DPD Program announces its University Initiative partners, the SSRC names its next president, and the InterAsia Program launched a new website for its Transregional Virtual Research Institute.
Measure of America launches the Common Good Forecaster, APN holds a workshop for its 2016 cohort, and the IIAS-SSRC Winter School on Media Activism and Postcolonial Futures takes place at the Chinese University of Hong Kong