CFP | Now accepting applications for the 2020 Religion and the Public Sphere Summer Institute for Early-Career Scholars. Advanced graduate students and recent postdocs from any discipline working on the ways in which religion intersects with two critical public issues—social justice movements and environmental crises—are invited to apply.
PRESS RELEASE | Today, before an audience of policymakers, media, academics, and members of the public, the Social Science Research Council announced the launch of MediaWell, the Council’s latest digital initiative that represents an effort to unite the resources of academia to address the impact of disinformation on democracy.
Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, the recently sworn-in Prime Minister of the Sudan, presented his vision and priorities for the country at a United Nations Internal Coordination Meeting facilitated by the SSRC’s Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum. The meeting comes just months after a mass protest movement forced the military removal of long-time authoritarian President Omar al-Bashir..
The Media & Democracy program invites submissions of abstracts for a research workshop on “Extreme Right Radicalization Online: Platforms, Processes, Prevention,” to be held in New York City, May 14-15, 2020.
The Media & Democracy program invites submissions of abstracts for a research workshop on “News Coverage of US Elections,” to be held on April 23–24, 2020.