Category: Research

Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met

Editor’s Note: Erin Beck is a long-time CSWS affiliate and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Source: Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met | Around the O
August 7, 2017—UO political scientist Erin Beck thinks development organizations aren’t asking the right questions if they want to truly understand what the money […]

Grants Info Session

[ November 8, 2017; 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] 330 Hendricks Hall
Jane Grant Conference Rm
1408 University St.

Join CSWS director Michelle McKinley and operations manager Dena Frazier as they discuss the grant application process for CSWS faculty and graduate student research grants, including the Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information about CSWS research grants

For research articles by previous grant awardees

Writing space for CSWS faculty affiliates now available

Don’t forget! CSWS has air-conditioned space to offer our faculty affiliates for their writing projects on these hot summer days. Pictured here, Kemi Balogun (WGS / Sociology) and Habib Iddrisu (Ethnomusicology and Dance) hard at work on their book projects in one of our CSWS meeting rooms. For information about available slots, contact office manager […]

Easther Chigumira, 2012 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellow to speak at UO

[ August 3, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Condon Hall 260
1321 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Consuming Urban Povery: Twists and Turns in Zimbabwe’s Urban Food System and Food Security — A Case of Epworth
a seminar by Easther Chigumira, Ph.D.
University of Zimbabwe (and UO Geography alumna)
Abstract
Africa is considered the fastest urbanising continent in the world, however, rapid urbanisation is not going hand-in-hand with economic growth and […]

New Book by Kristin Yarris: Care Across Generations

Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families by CSWS faculty affiliate Kristin E. Yarris is due out in August from Stanford University Press. An assistant professor in the UO Department of International Studies, Yarris has been an active member of the CSWS Narrative Health and Social Justice Research Interest Group.
From the publisher: “Global […]

Anita Weiss receives large grant for research on countering violent extremism in Pakistan

June 12, 2017—CSWS faculty affiliate Anita M. Weiss recently received a Harry Frank Guggenheim Research Award in the amount of $34,000 to support research for her book project Countering Violent Extremism in Pakistan: Local Actions, Local Voices. The research will be conducted September 2017 – March 2018.
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation “supports research and programs […]