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Social Science for a World in Crisis

A webcast series. COVID gives us a chance to rethink political, economic, and social infrastructures as well as the institutions, behaviors, and beliefs underlying them.

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Human Centered Podcast

Human Centered features conversations about projects and research undertaken at the Center by current and former CASBS fellows. New episodes available every couple of weeks!

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Books and Ghosts

A partnership with Public Books puts a spotlight on select classics as well as recent accessions to the Center’s renowned Tyler Collection of books.

Also, current fellows write about impactful and inspiring “Ghosts in the Study” – former fellows who occupied their offices during the Center’s 65-year history.

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Books and Ideas

A partnership with the preeminent online forum for social sciences and humanities thinking in the French-speaking world

features CASBS-affiliated scholars contributing to or the subject of essays, interviews, and reviews that bridge gaps between academic and public discourses.

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SAGE-CASBS Award Lecture

The award, presented by the Center and SAGE Publishing, recognizes outstanding achievement in the behavioral and social sciences as applied to pressing social issues. The awardee gives a public talk at CASBS.

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Our annual public event series, held at the Center, showcases current fellows and their cutting edge work. Find out about upcoming symposia and watch videos of past symposia.


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Talks in S.F.

CASBS partners with the Long Now Foundation, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that seeks to foster long-term thinking and responsibility. Fellows gives talks at the foundation’s Conversations at The Interval salon series.