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Upcoming Events

February 1, 2017
Stephen A. Small
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Wildavsky Conference Room,
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

February 2, 2017
Brian Fishman
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Wildavsky Conference Room,
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

February 4, 2017
Corey Abramson
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wildavsky Conference Room,
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

Institute News

Eyak Lake, Alaska: GPR Survey and Landscape Protection Plan


Jen Smith, a Graduate Fellow at ISSI’s Joseph A. Myers Center for  Research on Native American Issues, is one of the co-authors of this report on the Eyak Lake, Alaska, Landscape Protection Plan. Jen is also one of the coordinators of the project to document and protect the sacred place.


Videos and Photos Now Available from "Structural Competency: New Responses To Inequity And Discrimination In Health And Welfare"


In November of 2016, BCSM sponsored a conference on structural competency which drew standing room only crowds. This conference, the first focused on structural competency in the contexts of public health and social welfare, brought together national experts and local community organizations to imagine paths toward a more equal and healthy future.The photos from the conference are now available to view here. The conference was video-recorded, and the videos of the four sessions are available to view here.

 

UC Women’s Initiative for Professional Development


Amani Nuru-Jeter, Associate Professor of Public Health and ISSI faculty affiliate, received a fellowship to participate in UC Women's Initiative for Professional Development.


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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