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New Items & Issues Features

Practicing Ethics and Ethical PracticeWith the role of science drawing closer public scrutiny from government and watchdog groups as well as from the participants in scientific research, Dena Plemmons and Robert Albro use anthropology as a lens on "Practicing Ethics and Ethical Practice: Anthropology, Science, and the Social." Seteney Shami and Holly Danzeisen examine the issue of Title VI funding in "Midnight Surprise: Preliminary Reactions to the Federal International Education Budget Cuts".

AHDP co-director Sarah Burd-Sharps discusses the interconnected challenges facing Americans today and the necessity for a “holistic” policy approach in a video interview with Remapping Debate.

The SSRC-funded radio series Muslims in Michigan was recognized with a national Gabriel Award for the story “So, a Muslim and a Christian Move into a Dorm Room Together at Calvin College ...” and also took first place for features reporting in the Detroit Society of Professional Journalists Awards.

Lee Sigal, director of the Northeast Asia Cooperative Security Project, writes on “Preventing a Nuclear North Korea” for the National Interest.

2006 Eurasia Program Fellow Eric McGlinchey gave an interview to the National Bureau of Asian Research about changes in Kyrgyzstan one year after ethnic riots rocked the country.

The Immanent Frame is hosting a discussion of Paul W. Kahn’s recent book Political Theology: Four New Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty and provides an excerpt on political theology and liberalism.

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