Large Scale Collaboration

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Large Scale Collaborations fund extended, crossdisciplinary collaborative projects that are often aligned with Simpson Center initiatives. To propose conferences, visit Apply for Support. To receive updates when we are open to accepting proposals, subscribe to our newsletter.

Pedagogies of Reciprocity: The Politics of Knowledge, Equity and Ethics in International Educational Collaboration

This inter-campus, interdisciplinary, and international research collaboration explores the politics of global partnerships and knowledge production within international education. The project centers global research collaborators who simultaneously play the roles of researchers and activists, as well as instructors and program staff for study abroad programs.

Sound Practices

This symposium will initiate the development of “the Sound Collaboratory,” a research project that will bring together faculty and students to create new creative partnerships on and off campus. The Sound Practices Symposium will convene established scholars as well as UW graduate students to share their insights on the innovative methods and practices they utilize to incorporate sound into their scholarship.

Negotiating Carceral Regimes in the Global South: Crime and Punishment Across the Islamic World

This conference and colloquium series seeks to advance understanding of incarceration as a global phenomenon by examining histories of carceral practices in Asia, the Near East, Africa and South America and decentering the Western and nation-state centric framework of prison studies.