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Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 11.12.2018

Law / Forensics - Social Sciences - 05.12.2018
70 years Universal Declaration of Human Rights
10 December marks the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as a United Nations General Assembly Resolution.

Social Sciences - 04.12.2018

Social Sciences - 04.12.2018
Provost issues annual report on Title IX, sexual harassment cases
In a letter to the Stanford community, Provost Persis Drell releases a new report on cases of prohibited sexual conduct involving students, staff and faculty during the 2017-18 academic year.

Politics - Social Sciences - 04.12.2018
What game theory tells us about politics and society
What game theory tells us about politics and society
Economist Alexander Wolitzky uses game theory to model institutions, networks, and social dynamics. Alexander Wolitzky leans back in his office chair, pauses, and starts to describe "Cycles of Conflict: An Economic Model," a journal article he co-authored.

Health - Social Sciences - 03.12.2018
Public health critical to addressing gun violence epidemic
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Literature / Linguistics - Social Sciences - 03.12.2018

Social Sciences - Administration - 03.12.2018

Art and Design - Social Sciences - 03.12.2018
Indigenous and settler relations at the heart of new collaboration
Indigenous and settler relations at the heart of new collaboration
Victorian Treaty Advancement Commissioner Jill Gallagher will today launch a new collaboration that will explore the challenges that impact on the relationship between Indigenous and settler Australians.

Social Sciences - 29.11.2018
Why violence against older people needs more attention
Colleges & Student Experience Research & Collaboration One in four killings by a loved one involves a victim over the age of 60, says new research.

Administration - Social Sciences - 28.11.2018

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 28.11.2018
'Murder map' reveals medieval London's meanest streets
’Murder map’ reveals medieval London’s meanest streets
First digital map of the murders recorded by the city's Coroner in early 1300s shows Cheapside and Cornhill were homicide 'hot spots', and Sundays held the highest risk of violent death for medieval Londoners.

Social Sciences - 23.11.2018
Just like us, giraffes prefer to dine with friends
When it comes to meal times in the animal kingdom, giraffes have been found to be just like us and prefer the company of their friends, according to new research by the University of Bristol.

Social Sciences - 20.11.2018

Literature / Linguistics - Social Sciences - 20.11.2018
Podcast: Native American Antigone explores universal values of honoring the dead
Podcast: Native American Antigone explores universal values of honoring the dead
In the summer of 1996, Will Thomas and Dave Deacy were wading in the Columbia River in Kennewick, Washington, watching the annual hydroplane races.

Politics - Social Sciences - 20.11.2018

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 19.11.2018
Stanford scholar examines UNESCO’s World Heritage program
UNESCO's utopian ambition of international peace through education and cultural exchange has gotten lost, according to Stanford anthropologist Lynn Meskell's new work.

Law / Forensics - Social Sciences - 18.11.2018
Press release Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Forced sterilisation was legal in many democratic countries until long after World War II
A VUB study reveals the dark side of the eugenic doctrine. A study from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Uiversity of Bournemouth reveal that forced sterilisation didn't stop after WWII.

Social Sciences - 15.11.2018

Social Sciences - 13.11.2018
UW communication professor Ralina Joseph's news book navigates minefield of 'postracial racialism'
UW communication professor Ralina Joseph’s news book navigates minefield of ’postracial racialism’
In her new book, Ralina Joseph , University of Washington associate professor of communication, explores how African-American women celebrities, producers and even audiences use "postracial discourse

Social Sciences - 13.11.2018
Self-harm and violence rates in Young Offender Institutions
Figures published today by Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre reveal the true extent of self-harm and violence at Young Offender Institutions (YOIs) in England and Wales.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 12.11.2018
Benjamin Franklin, social genius of the 18th century?
Stanford American historian Caroline Winterer examined thousands of Benjamin Franklin's letters as part of her research on the 18th century, which she argues was the first age of extensive social networks.

Law / Forensics - Social Sciences - 09.11.2018
How law shapes the #MeToo movement
Noise and protest are important parts of the #MeToo movement-but so is civility, Valerie Jarrett, a distinguished senior fellow at the University of Chicago Law School and a former senior adviser for President Barack Obama, told students at a Nov.

Social Sciences - 09.11.2018
UK and Colombian researchers working together for sustainable peace
UK and Colombian researchers working together for sustainable peace
Ten new research projects announced by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will address issues facing Colombia's transition from conflict to peace. This includes a project led by academics from the University of Bristol to support community members in some of Colombia's most marginalised municipalities to produce creative pieces of memory work.

Social Sciences - Architecture - 08.11.2018
EPFL celebrates 15 years of
EPFL celebrates 15 years of "polytechnic sociology"
For the past 15 years, EPFL's Urban Sociology Laboratory has been showing students and researchers the value of incorporating social-science related concepts into engineering and architecture.

Careers / Employment - Social Sciences - 07.11.2018

Social Sciences - 07.11.2018

Social Sciences - 06.11.2018
Chimpanzees can sniff out strangers
Colleges & Student Experience Research & Collaboration Chimpanzees' sense of smell is more sophisticated than we thought with a new study showing that our closest relatives use their noses to smell danger. The study shows that chimpanzees can smell who is a stranger and who is part of their family. It was previously thought that they relied more heavily on their eyes than on their noses.

Social Sciences - Careers / Employment - 05.11.2018
Research helps Pakistani husbands adapt to UK life
New research has uncovered the distinctive challenges faced by some Pakistani men migrating to join their wives in the UK.

Health - Social Sciences - 31.10.2018
Research initiative launched on health in working families
Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) A new research hub based at UC Berkeley's Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) and the Institute for Women's Policy Research in Washington, D.C., will explore the health effects of income and workplace policies.

Social Sciences - Health - 31.10.2018

Social Sciences - 30.10.2018
Letter from President Reif: Consoling each other and helping to heal the world
The following email was sent today to the MIT community by President L. Rafael Reif.

Social Sciences - 30.10.2018
The grim reality of racial segregation in the S.F. Bay Area
Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) Social scientists have long known that the root cause of racial ine

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - 26.10.2018
Heritage objects 'Awaken' for Indigenous communities
Heritage objects ’Awaken’ for Indigenous communities
Australian Aboriginal cultural heritage objects from one of the most important anthropological collections in the world will go on display for the first time at the Arts West Gallery, University of Melbourne Faculty of Arts.

Social Sciences - Politics - 22.10.2018
Unraveling the complex histories of Palestinian artwork
Unraveling the complex histories of Palestinian artwork
"My job is to be critical and deep as an art historian, and not as a politician," says PhD student Nisa Ari.
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