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The Center for International Social Science Research is an eclectic intellectual community devoted to nourishing empirical international research across the social sciences. We seek to spark and sustain critical discussions that traverse disciplinary, methodological, and geographic boundaries. CISSR supports work that informs and transforms debates on global issues within the academy and beyond. Learn more about CISSR »

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News & Research Updates

"Who are the 'Immigrants'? How Whites' Diverse Perceptions of Immigrants Shape their Attitudes" talk at the Identities and Ideologies Project at NYU (Rene Flores, (CISSR 2020-21 Faculty Research Fellow) Assisant Professor, Sociology) 

"Profit and Statecraft in Nineteenth-Century China" (Daniel Knorr, (CISSR 2019-20 Dissertation Fellow) PhD Candidate, History)

"The Emergence of Empathy: A Developmental Neuroscience Perspective" (Jean Decety, (CISSR 2021-22 Faculty Research Fellow) Professor, Psychology) 

Past News & Research Updates 



March 8, 2022

"Troubling the Water: A Dying Lake and a Vanishing World in Cambodia," a book talk moderated by previous CISSR Fellow Dr. Sabina Shaikh