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Upcoming Events

September 26, 2018
Travis J. Bristol
12 - 1:30 p.m.
Wildavsky Conference Room,
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

October 4, 2018
Kathleen Belew
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Wildavsky Conference Room,
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

October 9, 2018
Alvaro Jarrín
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Wildavsky Conference Room,
2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

Institute News

Mini-grants for Right-Wing Studies

The Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies invites UC Berkeley graduate and undergraduate students to apply for small grants to assist with the development of student research projects on issues related to right-wing movements in the U.S. or other regions of the world. Applications are due on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 4pm. Application and more details are available here.

 

Prize for Undergraduates Working to Improve the Future for Children and Youth

Each year the KIDS FIRST: David L. Kirp Prize awards $2,500 to one or more UC Berkeley undergraduates who have developed innovative strategies to increase opportunities for children and youth or who has demonstrated a commitment to improving the future of children and youth. The prize is open to students from all majors, and the application deadline is October 29, 2018. Application and more details are available here.  

 


Two New Peder Sather Center Awards for ISSI Affiliates

Two ISSI affiliates have received funding for their collaborative research projects with Norwegian colleagues. ISSI faculty member Seth Holmes will be researching “Transnational Migration and Inequality: Implications for Health and Health Services” with Norwegian scholar Heidi E. Fjeld. ISSI Senior Research Robin Marsh will be researching “Agriculture and Food Systems Sustainability in California and Norway at Farmer and Landscape Scales” with UCB professor Alastair Iles and Norwegian scholar Inger Måren, who was formerly a visiting scholar at ISSI.


Featured Books

by Franklin E. Zimring (Harvard University Press, 2017)

Edited by Jason Corburn and Lee Riley (University Press, 2016)

by Chris Zepeda-Millán (Cambridge University Press, 2017)

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