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.
An update from SSRC President Alondra Nelson on the Social Media and Democracy Research Grants program, an effort to make privacy-protected data available to social researchers to examine Facebook’s impact on elections and democracy.
The Humane Metrics in Humanities and Social Sciences (HuMetricsHSS) initiative, of which SSRC is a proud partner, receives a $695,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to continue innovating the approach and expanding the breadth of what counts as a “scholarly contribution.”