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Romani Realities in the United States: Breaking the Silence. Challenge the Stereotype

Faculty Member: Jacqueline Bhabha

 

In 2019, the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University (FXB Center) and the Voice of Roma implemented Romani Realities in the United States: Breaking the Silence, Challenging the Stereotype, a research project focused on the situation of Romani people in the United States. The project explored three topics in particular: (a) quantitative data with and about Romani people in the US; (b) a...

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Constance Baker Motley and the American Century: A Biography of Race, Gender, Class and Social Change

Faculty Member: Tomiko Brown-Nagin 

This project considers what 20th century American history looks like if it is told through the life and workplace experiences of Constance Baker Motley—the black woman lawyer, politician and judge who rose from poverty to play a decisive role in three social movements that reconstructed American law and society.... Read more about Constance Baker Motley and the American Century: A Biography of Race, Gender, Class and Social Change

Dynamics of National Attachment in the United States, 2010-2014

Faculty Member: Professor Bart Bonikowski

The project uses Twitter data to systematically track daily fluctuations in American collective identification over the period of four years, from 2010 to 2014. The primary descriptive task is to understand what kinds of social, political, and economic events produce spikes in national consciousness over time.... Read more about Dynamics of National Attachment in the United States, 2010-2014