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In his essential New York Times bestseller and National Book Award winner The Unwinding, George Packer, staff writer for The New Yorker, creates a lasting portrait of America in crisis. The lecture has been moved to Berdahl Auditorium, Room 105, Stanley Hall on Wednesday, March 19 at 4 p.m.
IIS offers three Graduate Student Fellowships to fund dissertation research:
The Global Health Diagnostics Initiative (GHDx) at UC Berkeley addresses the need for appropriate, low-cost diagnostic technologies to improve health in low- and middle-income countries.
The Behavioral Sensing working group is charged with designing a more reliable data collection platform for development economics.
Water Management focuses on the interdisciplinary implications for improving water security in California and other Mediterranean climate regions.
When sites of production, translation, and reception are dispersed world wide, each shaped by global/local assemblages of language, interest, and capital, how do we adequately document the complex ways that objects circulate between them?
The Diplomacy & Culture group studies the history and practice of diplomacy as a way of opening research avenues about the intersection of politics and culture, social sciences, and the humanities.
Our sense of the innovation of "hybrid" art work is different depending upon on whether it is housed in a museum or a theatre, or whether it is written about by a critic of dance or a critic of visual arts. The blurring of boundaries raises a host of questions about traditional disciplines and practices.