Established in 2012, the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ) at Brown University is a scholarly research center with a public humanities mission. Recognizing that racial slavery was central to the formation of the Americas and the modern world, the CSSJ is a space for the interdisciplinary study of the historical forms of slavery while closely examining the ways in which these legacies shape our contemporary world. The CSSJ was established as a continuation of the work of Brown’s Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice, commissioned by then-President Ruth Simmons as a means of investigating the University’s own entanglement with slavery and the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
About the Grantee
P.O. Box 1877, Providence, RI, 02912, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general support of Brown University's Population Studies and Training Center
for the BREAD development economics research network's activities on population/reproductive health
The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) is comprised of renowned economists working on population, poverty, and global development issues. Hewlett Foundation funds would enable African scholars to participate in the full range of BREAD’s activities, making it possible to include young faculty members and senior scientists in discussions of research, policy, and program improvements aimed at the developing world. In each year of the grant, two conferences will be organized, at which innovative research in the economics of population and global development will be presented and discussed. Select African scholars will also have the opportunity to collaborate with one or more BREAD members during extended visits to develop their research and analytical skills.