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Upcoming Events

April 4, 2017
Elizabeth Roberts
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Wildavsky Conference Room,
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

April 6, 2017
Lisa K. Bates
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Wurster Hall

April 7, 2017
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Banatao Auditorium,
Sutardja Dai Hall

Institute News

Graduate Fellows Program

The Institute for the Study of Societal Issues is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2017-2018 Graduate Fellows Program.  The Graduate Fellows Program is seeking applications from UC Berkeley doctoral students who have completed at least three years of graduate studies at Berkeley and are interested in contemporary issues related to processes of social change in U.S. cities. To read more about this program and to download an application, click here. An application workshop will be held Thursday, March 9th from 12-1pm in the Duster Room, 2420 Bowditch. Attendance at the workshop is encouraged but not required.

* Deadline: Monday, April 3 @ 5pm *

Summer Workshop in Qualitative Methods – May 22-June 30, 2017

This CER workshop provides mentorship, hands-on research experience, and advanced training in designing and executing a project using qualitative methods for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students. Students will receive six weeks of intensive methodological training in the design and practice of qualitative. Learn more and apply here.

Myers Center Mini-grants - Call for Proposals

The Myers Center invites UC Berkeley undergraduates and graduate students, who are conducting individual research projects on issues affecting Native American communities in the U.S. today, to apply for mini-grants. Proposals that support undergraduate thesis or graduate dissertation research are strongly encourages. Undergraduates may apply for grants up to $500. Graduate students may apply for grants up to $1000.  Read more about the Myers Center Mini-grant Program and download an application here. Applications are due on Monday, March 13 by 4pm.

Featured Books

Tell Me Why My Children Died

by Charles L. Briggs and Clara Mantini-Briggs, ISSI affiliated faculty members (Duke University Press, 2016)

by Martín Sánchez-Jankowski (University of California Press, 2016)

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