The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) invites applications to participate in one of two Collaborative Research Development Workshops focused on key issues in Asia, to be held virtually in June 2022. The workshops will focus on the social dimensions of climate change and the drivers and dynamics of migration.
2022: Demographics, Migration, and Transnational FlowsMarch 22-24, 2022 | Honolulu, HI Deadline: January 5, 2022 by 11:59PM The Association for Asian Studies and the Social Science Research Council, with support from the Henry Luce Foundation, are pleased to announce the jointly organized AAS-SSRC Dissertation Workshop. The workshop will be held in conjunction with the AAS annual conference in Honolulu, HI. Asia, and Asian identities have traditionally been conceptualized in terms of relatively homogenous cultural linguistic regions, monarchies, spheres of influence, and more recently, bounded nation-states. Yet while both Asian armies and colonial regimes have often redrawn borders, incorporating new populations or …
If you consult recent headlines, the news media is in crisis, and the problems are manifold: disruptive changes to media technology, the spread of misleading news, and anonymous harassment of public figures are causing serious concerns about the quality and trajectory of our democracy and the place of the news media in it.