SSRC Update -January 2010
SSRC's project on East Africa has released a fascinating working paper on the experiences of Burundian refugees.

A compelling conversation on the politics of citizenship in Africa is now underway on the African Arguments blog, with contributions from Lucy Hovil, L. Muthoni Wanyeki, Bronwen Manby and others.

Leon Sigal, director of SSRC's Northeast Asia Cooperative Security Project, recently spoke to World Focus about the Obama administration's approach to North Korea.

Sarah Burd-Sharps and Carla Javits will present the results of the American Human Development Project to invited guests of the San Francisco Foundation. Scheduled for February 8, 2009, the presentation will focus on the implications of the Project's work for the State of California.

The Immanent Frame, SSRC's popular blog on secularism, religion and the public sphere, has challenging new posts on Christianity and the Crash, Religion and the Historical Profession, and An Untapped Constituency of American non-religionists.

The newly published volume, Want to Start a Revolution? Radical Women in the Black Freedom Struggle (NYU Press, 2009), features chapters from SSRC Mellon-Mays Fellows Joshua Guild and Margo Natalie Crawford, as well as Mellon-Mays Coordinator Premilla Nadasen. 

The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) provides workshops and up to $5000 in summer research funding to PhD students to help them strengthen their dissertation proposals.  Application deadline: January 29, 2010.

The application deadline for the Islam and Muslims in World Contexts grants program is January 18, 2010.

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