New! Today we're launching a bi-weekly news and events digest. Please read and share! |
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
  
 

Today CISSR is delighted to launch our new bi-weekly email digest. Every other Tuesday we will share news and highlight local events of interest to globally engaged citizens like you.

Explore the selection of links below, and please forward this email to anyone who would enjoy it too. If your organization has events or opportunities to share with the CISSR community, we welcome your submissions — send us the details at cissr@uchicago.edu.

Thanks for reading, and see you at an event soon!

 
 
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CISSR SPOTLIGHT

 
 
2017-2018 CISSR Fellows
 

CISSR proudly welcomed its inaugural cohort of faculty and doctoral fellows this fall. Coming from across the Division of the Social Sciences, they work in different regions of the world and research critical global issues like climate change, violence, and democracy. 

 
 
Learn about the 2017-18 Fellows
 
   
 
 
 

CAMPUS EVENTS

 
 
 
 

THIS WEEK

 
 
 

WEDNESDAY November 1

 
 
 

When Abu Salim went to Africa:
Emigrant Anxieties in Lebanese Cinema

Ghenwa Hayek (UChicago)

4:30pm • Franke Institute for the Humanities

 
 
 

Toward a Theory of the Voice in Contemporary Spain 

Bécquer Seguín (Johns Hopkins)

4:30pm • Social Science Research, Room 302

 
 
 

WEDNESDAY November 2

 
 
 

Queering Sexual Capitalisms 

Panel Discussion
5pm • Centers for Gender/Race Studies, Rm 105

 
 
 

The Changing Disutility of Work

Greg Kaplan (UChicago)
12:30pm • Harris School, NORC Room 232/233

 
 
 

European Science and Colonial Anthropology in British India, c.1871-1911

Christopher John Fuller (London School of Economics)
5pm • Foster Hall, Room 103

 
 
 

Jews, Palestinians, and Israel: 

3 Historiographies, 3 Moralities, 3 Roadmaps 

Chaim Gans (UChicago / Tel Aviv University)
5pm • Swift Hall, Third Floor

 
 
 

FRIDAY / SATURDAY
November 3-4

 
 
 

Revolutionology Workshop: 
The Bolshevik Contagion 

All Day • Neubauer Collegium

 
 
 
 

NEXT WEEK

 
 
 

MONDAY November 6

 
 
 

Mass Data for Mass Consumption: Codices, Murals, and Charts in Lazaro Cardenas' Mexico 

Miguel Caballero (UChicago) 

12pm • Foster Hall, Room 103

 
 
 

Military, Manchukuo, and Modernization: Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea 

Carter Eckert (Harvard University)

5pm  •  Regenstein Library, Room 122

 
 
 

WEDNESDAY November 8

 
 
 

Isis Media

Robert Pape (UChicago)

3:30pm • Cobb Hall, Room 307

 
 
 

THURSDAY November 9

 
 
 

The Human Right to Dominate

Neve Gordon (BenGurion University)
4:30pm • Stuart Hall, Room 104

 
 
 

Vanguard of the Revolution

James McAdams (University of Notre Dame)

in conversation w/ Monika Nalepa (UChicago)
6pm •  Seminary Co-op Bookstore

 
 
 

Legal Passing: Navigating Undocumented Life and Local Immigration Law

Angela Garcia (UChicago)

12:30pm • Harris School, NORC Room 232/233

 
 
 

FRIDAY / SATURDAY
November 10-11

 
 
 

MacLean Conference on Clinical Medical Ethics

w/ a panel on Global Health & Disparities
All Day • Law School and Mandel Hall

 
 
 
 
 

AROUND TOWN & DOWN THE ROAD

 
 
 
 

NOVEMBER 3

 
 
 

Strategies of Insurgent Diplomacy: Evidence from Iraqi Kurdistan

12pm •  Buffett Institute

 
 
 

NOVEMBER 9

 
 
 

The True Cost of Climate Change: 
Reinforcing Inequality?

Alice Hill (Stanford)
Amir Jina (UChicago Harris) 
5:30pm • Chicago Council on Global Affairs

 
 
 

NOVEMBER 10

 
 
 

The Shape of a Global History of AIDS

Patrick Kelly (Northwestern)
 12pm • Buffett Institute

 
 
 
 

ONGOING

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

SAVE THE DATE

 
 
 

Inaugural Conference: Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge

All Day • Stevanovich Center

 
 
 

To contribute events to the bi-weekly digest, please send details to cissr@uchicago.edu no later than the Friday before the next issue (e.g. send any items for the November 14 digest by November 10).

 
 
 
 

NEWS & RESEARCH ROUNDUP

 
 
   
McGiffert House is the site of the new SSRC
 
 

Social Science Research Center to open this fall

Opening later this fall on the second floor of McGiffert House, the new Social Science Research Center (SSRC) provides nearly 6,000 square feet of state-of-the-art research facilities to foster team-based and multi-method collaborative approaches to understanding complex social problems.

 
 
   
 

Understanding the Rohingya Insurgency

Myanmar’s instability is not likely to get better soon, says UChicago political scientist and Chair of the Committee on International Relations, Paul Staniland.

 
 
 

How to Prepare for State-Building

UChicago economist and Nobel laureate Roger Myerson asks: What could the US do to be better prepared for future international post-conflict political reconstruction? 

 
 
 

Human Rights Internships

Students have until November 5 to apply for internships through the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights.

 
 
 
 
 

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT...

 
 
Charles Briggs on Biomediatization and the Collaborative Production of Epidemic Insecurity
 

Biomediatization and the Collaborative Production of Epidemic Insecurity

UC Berkeley anthropologist Charles Briggs discussed his concept of biomediatization and examines how changing approaches to public health are connected to patterns of collaboration among health professionals from many fields. 

 
 
 
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