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Center for Right-Wing Studies in the News

ISSI's Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies was recently featured in the Daily Cal:

"The center’s mission is to bring academic rigor to bear on the question of right-wing movements and right-wing thought in the 20th and 21st centuries," according to [CRWS Chair Lawrence] Rosenthal. "We don’t start from the premise that the right wing is, either by virtue of its tactics or its ideology, good or bad," Rosenthal said. "We start from the premise: 'What is it? Where does it come from? What is its history? What is its trajectory?'" Read more here.

Summer Workshop in Qualitative Methods – May 22 - June 21, 2018

ISSI’s Center for Ethnographic Research  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 five weeks of intensive methodological training in the design and practice of qualitative research. Scholarships are available for students studying Native American issues and for UCB Sociology students. Learn more and apply here.

Lauren Heidbrink Awarded 2018 Yamashita Social Change Prize

Lauren Heidbrink, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development at California State University Long Beach, is the winner of ISSI’s 2018 Foundations for Change: Thomas I. Yamashita Prize. The Prize is awarded annually to an outstanding young social change activist in California. Read more about Lauren’s collaborative work with unaccompanied minors, and the work of immigrant rights activist Elizabeth Clark-Rubio, who was awarded Honorable Mention.

Featured Books

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

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

Edited by Joan R. Dassin, Robin R. Marsh, Matt Mawer (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)

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