Events & Workshops

Weekly colloquia (scroll down for schedule) and various other series and workshops play an integral part in the PSTC's training program, showcasing the work of scholars near and far and exposing PSTC affiliates to cutting-edge research and methods from diverse disciplines. 

October 13: Working Group in Anthropology and Population: The Socialist Humanitarian Imperative: Cuba’s Quest for Global Health Equity, Sean Brotherton, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Chicago, 12-1 pm, Giddings House, Department of Anthroplogy. Add to calendar.

October 20: Working Group in Anthropology and Population: Lawful Sinners: Reproductive Governance and Moral Agency Around Abortion in Mexico, Elyse Singer, Postdoctoral Fellow in Population Studies, Brown University, 12-1 pm, Giddings House, Department of Anthroplogy. Add to calendar.

October 27: Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4) Speaker Series: Geography and GIS: Questions on Discipline and Innovation, Matt Wilson, Associate Professor of Geography, University of Kentucky, 12-1 pm, PSTC Seminar Room 205, Mencoff Hall. Add to calendar.

November 17: Working Group in Anthropology and Population: Communicative care: Managing Illness Through Everyday Conversations in Transnational Salvadoran Families, Lynnette Arnold, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Brown University, 12-1 pm, Giddings House, Department of Anthroplogy. Add to calendar.

PSTC Colloquia

The weekly colloquia take place during the academic year on Thursdays at noon in the PSTC Seminar Room 205 in Mencoff Hall, unless otherwise noted.

September 21: Reproducing "Responsibility": Abortion Reform and Reproductive Governance in Mexico, Elyse Singer, Postdoctoral Fellow in Population Studies (Anthropology), Brown University. Add to calendar.

September 28: Addressing Youth Unemployment Through Training and Grants: Experimental Evidence from Kenya, Isaac Mbiti, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics, University of Virginia. Add to calendar.

October 5: TrustLab: An Emerging OECD Social Trust Platform, Louis Putterman, Professor of Economics, Brown University. Add to calendar.

October 12: Using Photographs, Call Logs, and Other Digital Records for Demographic Measurement in Low-income Countries, Stéphane Helleringer, Associate Professor of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University. Add to calendar.

October 19: Water, Health, and Wealth, Bryce Steinberg, Assistant Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs, Brown University. Add to calendar.

October 26: What Does It Mean for Race to be a Cause of Reproductive Health Outcomes?  Perspectives from Epidemiology, Sociology, and Economics, David Savitz, Professor of Epidemiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University. Add to calendar.

November 2: Considering Women and Children's Health in the Context of Climate Change: An Investigation of Birthweight, Temperature, and Precipitation in Africa, Kathryn Grace, Assistant Professor of Geography, Environment, and Society, University of Minnesota. Add to calendar.

November 9: Climate Change and Migration: New Insights from a Dynamic Model, Barbara Entwisle, Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina. Add to calendar.

November 9, 4 pm, Special talk co-sponsored with the Applied Microeconomics Seminar: Using Behavior Insights to Increase Parental Engagement, Ariel Kalil, Professor of Public Policy, University of Chicago.

November 16: Ban the Box, Convictions, and Public Sector Employment, Terry-Ann Craigie, Associate Professor of Economics, Connecticut College. Add to calendar.

November 30: The Effect of Unstable Housing on HIV Treatment Outcomes: Evidence from the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS), 1995-2015, Omar Galárraga, Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University. Add to calendar.

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