John U. Nef Committee Social Thought
The Research Computing Center conducts workshops on a variety of topics relevant to research computing. Sessions most relevant to social science research include:
The Social Sciences Research Center offers one- to two-year seed grants to faculty in the Division of the Social Sciences intended to support early or novel stage research, with a special focus on research projects that exceed the boundaries of any one discipline. Priority will be given to projects expected to be highly competitive for funding once scaled. Proposals from junior faculty and for multi-investigator projects are encouraged. Projects may start as soon as March 1, 2019.
The Division of the Social Sciences has announced the 2017 staff service milestones. These awards recognize staff who have worked for the division for 5 years, and every 5 multiple of five years.
“Congratulations to these colleagues, and thank you to all of our staff members for their contributions to the successes of across the social sciences. On behalf of our faculty and students, we appreciate your work and talents,” said Amanda Woodward, the William S. Gray Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology and interim dean of the Division of Social Sciences.
The newly formed Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries Working Group will host its inaugural event on September 22, 2017. The day-long event will include research presentations by UChicago doctoral students and discussion by faculty members from departments other than the students' home unit. Built into the day will also be a round table discussion on ways to cultivate cross-department collaboration.
Join faculty experts from @UChicagoSocialScience for a panel discussion exploring the #first100 days of the @realDonaldTrump presidency. The fields of economics, political science, sociology, and anthropology provide a window into the early decisions of the new #potus.
- Paul Poast, Political Science
The John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought announces a public lecture by Joel Isaac, Senior Lecturer in the History of Modern Political Thought at the University of Cambridge, and a fellow of Christ’s College, entitled "The Jumble: Local Knowledge and Universal History in the Thought of Clifford Geertz."
The 527th Convocation will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 9:15 a.m., and will be held outdoors (rain or shine) on the University’s Main Quadrangle. This is a university-wide ceremony and all candidates participate in this ceremony, during which the President will verbally confer degrees to groups of candidates by degree type and academic program. Tickets are not required for this ceremony.
Join us for a Social Sciences-focused Alumni Weekend Event!
For over a century, the University’s social scientists have made groundbreaking advancements in their fields and shaped their disciplines. During this open house, view our timeline exhibit to learn more about this rich intellectual history and evolution. Light refreshments provided!