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Call For Proposals | “Political Institutions and Challenges to Democracy” conference, co-hosted by SSRC Anxieties of Democracy program and Stanford University’s Global Populisms project. Conference: Jan 31 - Feb 1, 2019. Application deadline: Aug 1, 2018.
ANALYSIS | “Duque Wins Runoff in Colombia. Which Parts of Peace Plan are Vulnerable?” by Renata Segura, associate director of the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum.
SSRC board member Edward Glaeser elected 2018 fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences.
Open call for proposals | The Anxieties of Democracy program is accepting proposals for a February 2019 workshop focused on political mobilization, political identity, and the consequences of political participation. Deadline: 9/14/18
NEW REPORT | “Making Prevention Everyone’s Business: Lessons Learned from Disaster Risk Reduction, Nuclear Nonproliferation, and Public Health” by Sabrina Stein and Renata Segura, of our Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum program.
NEW REPORT | “Social Media and Democracy: Assessing the State of the Field and Identifying Unexplored Questions,” by Kris-Stella Trump, co-director of the Media & Democracy program.