Open Rivers logo over aerial view of Mississippi River
by altravis

Open Rivers: Rethinking Water, Place & Community welcomes participants from any university and any graduate program to join its new Graduate Student Committee. Members will learn practical professional development skills while exploring public scholarship in their own practice. Apply by September 9, 2024!

Categories: Jobs
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by altravis

Bianet Castellanos, director of the Institute for Advanced Study, closes the Spring 2024 semester and looks ahead to the 2024-25 academic year. Highlights include the (In)Justice Series on Just Policing, and longtime Managing Director Susannah Smith stepping in as acting director while Castellanos takes a one-year sabbatical to pursue her research on settler colonialism and Mexican migration.

Categories: Director Letters
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by altravis

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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by altravis

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