The SSRC Anxieties of Democracy and Drugs, Security, and Democracy programs invite proposals for new “Democratic Anxieties in the Americas Research Grants,” supporting projects that address the challenges facing democratic societies across the Americas. Deadline: May 9, 2021.
The SSRC Media & Democracy program is pleased to announce a new call for proposals for a two-day virtual workshop on “The Conservative Dilemma: Digital Surrogate Organizations and the Future of Liberal Democracy,” hosted in collaboration with the Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics at George Washington University. Applications are due on March 22, 2021
In collaboration with the Center for Brooklyn History, the Council’s Media & Democracy program is pleased to announce two upcoming events in the lead-up to the November 3 elections, “Navigating the Noise: Election Coverage in the Digital Age” on October 20 at 7 p.m. and “Disinformation, Authenticity, and Democratic Participation” on October 22 at 5:30 p.m. Learn more
On October 22 at 2 p.m. ET, please join the SSRC Anxieties of Democracy program for a roundtable on “Electoral Anxieties: November 3rd and Its Aftermaths,” featuring Hahrie Han, Steven, Levitsky, and Richard Pildes in conversation with SSRC president Alondra Nelson and Anxieties of Democracy advisory committee co-chairs John Ferejohn and Deborah Yashar
The Disinformation Age: Politics, Technology, and Disruptive Communication in the United States is the third installment in the Anxieties of Democracy program’s book series with Cambridge University Press. The SSRC is proud to support the open access release of the volume, edited by Lance Bennett and Steven Livingston. Learn more