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Weekly News – March 20, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 12-1:10 PM.  Emma Spiro (University of Washington) will present, “Look Who’s Watching: Understanding the Audience of Police on Social Media.” 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Cookies, coffee and tea served.
Brown Bag talks are recorded and posted on the Berkeley Population Sciences vimeo channel, https://vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience

With PAA just around the corner, it’s good to know who among our fellow Berkeleyans is presenting. See the list of sessions featuring presenters,discussants, and chairs among our faculty, researchers, and grad students.  

Wednesday, March 22, 12-1:10 PM.  Emma Spiro (University of Washington) will present, “Look Who’s Watching: Understanding the Audience of Police on Social Media.” 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Cookies, coffee and tea served.
Brown Bag talks are recorded and posted on the Berkeley Population Sciences vimeo channel, https://vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience

Monday, March 20 12-1:30 p.m. ESPM Society and Environment Monday Brown Bag Talk Series – Seth Holmes, “Transitional Agro-Food System and Health: Confronting Inequalities in the Social and Natural Environment” | 133 Giannini Hall

Monday, March 20, 2-3:30 PM.  “Housing demand, cost-of-living inequality, and the affordability crisis” with David Albouy, University of Illinois. 648 Evans Hall.

Tuesday, March 21, 12:40-2 PM. “Healthcare Market Concentration Trends in the United States from 2010 to 2016 and Their Impact on ACA Exchange Premiums,” with Brent Fulton, Assistant Adjunct Professor of Health Economics and Policy.

Tuesday, March 21 | 4:10 p.m.  Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement: Barbara Weinstock Lectures on the Morals of Trade by Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University | International House, Chevron Auditorium.
Tuesday, March 21, 4-6 p.m. “Immigration in Trump’s America.” Panelists:  Professor Kathryn Abrams, Herma Hill Kay Distinguished Professor Of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law; Professor Leti Volpp, Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law in Access to Justice, UC Berkeley School of Law.  Women’s Faculty Club, Lucy Ward Stebbins Lounge. RSVP Required: RSVP by calling Front Desk at 510-642-4175, or by emailing Front Desk at womensfacultyclub@gmail.com by March 20.

Wednesday, March 22, 12-1:30 p.m.  “Indigenous Mexican Farmworker Youth: Research in Development” with Seth Holmes. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment), IRLE Director’s Room.

Wednesday, March 22 | 12-1:30 p.m. “ Millennials In Crisis: Myth Busting Millennial Debt Narratives” with Stephanie Ben-Ishai, Berkeley Law/ Canadian Studies / York University Osgoode Hall Law School.  223 Moses Hall. 

Thursday, March 23, 12:00 – 1:00pm. “The College Dropout Scandal” with David Kirp, Goldman School of Public Policy.  Academic Innovation Studio, Dwinelle 117. 

Thursday, March 23 | 12-1 p.m.  “The First Rambo? – Finnish and other Nordic Immigration to the New Sweden Colony in the Delaware River Valley – and to Silicon Valley” with Ismo Söderling, Director of the Population Research Institute, Helsinki, & Director of the Institute of Migration, Turku. 201 Moses Hall.
Thursday, March 23 | 4:10-6 p.m. “Robots and Jobs: Evidence from US Labor Markets” with Pascual Restrepo, MIT| Haas School of Business, C325 Cheit Hall.

Friday, March 24 | 12-1 p.m.  “Experimental evidence on the long-term impacts of a youth training program” with Jochen Kluve, Humboldt University Berlin.| 648 Evans Hall. 

Monday, March 20, 2017, 12:00pm to 1:30pm. “Race, Class, and Politics in the Cappuccino City” with Derek Hyra, PhD, Associate Professor and Founding Director of the Metropolitan Policy Center, American University.  UCSF: Laurel Heights Room 474. 

Thursday, April 6, 4:00–5:30pm. “How It Slips Away/We Still Here: A Blues Geography of Black Portland” with Lisa K. Bates, Associate Professor, Director, Center for Urban Studies, Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University. 170 Wurster Hall.

Friday, April 7, 2017, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.  “The Future of Higher Education: Creating Opportunity, Assessing Value” The conference is free and open to the public. For more information about speakers and the program, visit: http://issi.berkeley.edu/conference-higher-education. Features an excellent set of speakers.  Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley. 

Thursday, April 20, 12:15-2 PM.  “Israel in Africa: Medical Diplomacy and Global Health, 1959-1973” with Anat Mooreville, Postdoctoral fellow, UC Davis.  297 Boalt Hall, Goldberg Room. Lunch served. Rsvp to Rebecca Golbert, rlgolbert@law.berkeley.edu

5th International Congress on Social Sciences 
will be held at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, Spain, on July 12-14th 2017. This international congress is a place for the formal exchange of best practices and ideas, and welcomes young researchers, postdocs, and graduate students, as well as leading scholars. The special theme for this edition is Neuromanagement: On the Border Between Social Sciences and Empirical Sciences.  For more information, visit: http://onthesocialsciences.com/congress/call-for-papers/

Immigrant Integration in U.S. Cities: Past Lessons, Current Practices, and Future Directions, Baruch College, CUNY, New York City. May 5, 2017.  For full information, visit: http://immigrantintegrationuscities.weebly.com/

The Challenge of Migration in Europe and the US: Comparing Policies and Models of Reception.  International Conference, Agrigento, Sicily: June 8-9, 2017. And State University of New York Stony Brook, NY, November 3-4, 2017. See this document for more information. 

C2ER Annual Conference/LMI Institute Annual Forum
. This year’s theme is “Gen Shift: Driving our Economic Future” and will be held in Denver, Colorado from June 12-16, 2017. For more information, visit https://www.c2er.org/conference/2017/index.asp

NSF Career Awards for Research in Europe.
 To further scientific and technological cooperation between the European Community and the United States, U.S.-based scientists and engineers with NSF-funded CAREER awards and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships may pursue research collaborations with European colleagues supported through EU-funded European Research Council (ERC).  For more information, visit: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17058/nsf17058.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click

Russell Sage Foundation Social Science Research Programs: The Russell Sage Foundation focuses on strengthening the methods, data, and theoretical core of the social sciences. The Foundation is currently accepting letters of inquiry for its Behavioral Economics; Future of Work; Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration; and Social Inequality programs. Deadline: May 31, 2017

This week in Dlab:  R FUN!dmentals, qualitative data cleaning, Tableu, Carto and more.  Dlab sponsors workshops and training in courses, one-on-one consulting for faculty, grad students and undergraduates, and working groups of focuses topics. For more information and registration, visit http://dlab.berkeley.edu

All jobs and postdoctoral fellowships are posted as we receive them on the Demography Department Jobs Listserv, http://lists.demog.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/jobs. This list advertises positions of all sorts relevant for social and behavioral scientists with advanced degrees.


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