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Another robust season of conversations awaits you in the 2024–25 (In)Justice Series presented by the Institute for Advanced Study. We are pleased to share that next year's events will partner with Andrew W. Mellon-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Just Policing.” In conversation with community activists and leading scholars, we will interrogate policing across the globe, its histories and futures.

Categories: Public Events
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We are pleased to announce that the twenty-sixth issue of Open Rivers:Rethinking Water, Place & Community is now available. In addition, Open Rivers is currently inviting proposals for columns for our 2025 issue on Rights, Conflict, and Water. We seek contributions that foreground the complexities and intersections of water rights and water conflicts in myriad contexts.

Categories: Open Rivers
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by altravis

Fernando Burga, former IAS Residential Faculty Fellow, was recently a guest on the Rules of Engagement podcast produced by the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC). Burga, an Assistant Professor in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, joined host and UROC executive director Makeda Zulu to discuss his research into fast food and urban food deserts.

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We are delighted to announce the new and renewing Research and Creative Collaboratives at the Institute for Advanced Study! Collaboratives represent some of the most synergistic and innovative work across the University of Minnesota system. Each Collaborative receives up to $12,000 as well as administrative support from the Institute for Advanced Study to further their work.

Categories: Collaboratives