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Online Event: Future Strategy Forum: Cooperation and Conflict in the Time of Covid-19

May 27, 2020

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) are pleased to host the 2020 Future Strategy Forum, an initiative to connect scholars who research national security with its leading practitioners. Future Strategy Forum: Cooperation and Conflict in the Time of Covid-19 will feature a virtual keynote discussion with the Hon. Michèle Flournoy on June 2nd, followed by three panels over three...

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First Annual Summer School on the American Political Economy

May 27, 2020
Call for Applications: First Annual Summer School on the American Political Economy
 
Organizers: Jacob Hacker, Alexander Hertel-Fernandez, Paul Pierson, and Kathleen Thelen
 
We invite advanced graduate students (ABD), post-docs, and junior faculty members to apply to participate in the first annual summer school on the American Political Economy, to be held virtually from August 10 to 13. The workshop will involve about 2-3 hours of virtual discussions each day (with breaks) in the early afternoon Eastern Time.
 
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Job Opportunity: Bureau of Labor Statistics Office of Survey Methods Research

May 26, 2020

Do you enjoy solving problems related to questionnaire design, assessing measurement error in surveys, or analyzing data from field studies? Would you like to oversee a small, yet highly productive group of PhD researchers conducting important work that directly impacts federal economic indicators? Does a federal job that emphasizes work-life balance and is committed to professional development sound right for you?

If so, please consider...

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Seminar series on minority politics in comparative politics, American politics, and political psychology.

May 26, 2020

I’m writing to share with you that a couple of colleagues and I are beginning a short zoom seminar series on minority politics in comparative politics, American politics, and political psychology. We have invited rising junior scholars to present some of their work.

The schedule is as follows:

June 4: Adam Bonica, Jake Grumbach, Charlotte Hill, and Hakeem Jefferson,

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Funding Available to Support Research About Israel

May 19, 2020

As universities and faculty navigate these unprecedented times, the Israel Institute will continue to provide a range of grants to support university-level teaching about Israel. We are currently recruiting faculty to teach in the United States starting in Fall 2021, when most schools anticipate fully reopening campuses. For faculty in the United States who are scrambling to prepare Zoom classes, our Teaching with Impact workshop will provide strategies to improve teaching both on and off virtual platforms. Finally, undergraduate students who can't study abroad next year might be...

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NEW--WCFIA Dissertation Writing/Research Grant

May 18, 2020
The Weatherhead Center will award additional dissertation writing and research grants for AY2020–2021 to support advanced Harvard graduate students (G5-G7) in doctoral programs in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences or in the professional schools. The purpose of the Weatherhead Center Dissertation Writing & Research Grant is to support students whose writing and/or research plans were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Center plans to offer awards of approximately $14,800 each, equal to the standard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) dissertation writing... Read more about NEW--WCFIA Dissertation Writing/Research Grant

GCWS at MIT: Upcoming Courses and Microseminar

May 15, 2020

GCWS has several exciting upcoming courses and a summer microseminar and we would greatly appreciate your assistance in sharing with your students, departments, and networks. Please email gcws@mit.edu with any questions or comments.
 
We are monitoring the situation on each campus regarding COVID-19 and will update our courses as more information becomes available. Our summer microseminar will be offered remotely in accordance with MIT classroom and scheduling policy.
 
Microseminar and Course FAQ:
 
Who can take a microseminar or course with GCWS?
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Pandemic Resilience: Work and School - Carmel Shachar in Conversation with Meredith Rosenthal, Sharon Block, and Meira Levinson

May 15, 2020

We invite you to join us on Thursday, May 21 from 5 - 6 PM (EST) for a conversation between Meredith Rosenthal, Sharon Block, Meira Levinson, and moderated by Carmel Shachar, as they discuss the COVID-19 White Paper Series. This event is co-sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics.

In order to successfully combat the COVID-19 epidemic, we need to thoughtfully mobilize and utilize all resources available. The Edmond J. Safra Center’s COVID-19 Response Initiative, a bipartisan group of experts in economics, public health, technology...

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