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Nov 29 World Affairs Council & Peace Corps panel “Stories from the Heart of a Pandemic”

For any readers in the Bay Area, the Peace Corps invites you to: “Stories from the Heart of a Pandemic” A panel in recognition of World AIDS Day Wednesday, November 29, 6:30 to 8 p.m. World Affairs Council Auditorium 312 Sutter Street, Second Floor San Francisco, CA 94108 [map] In recognition of World AIDS Day, […]

Princeton HIV/AIDS Workshop May 5th

This past Friday, May 5th, a number of us academic-y types met a Princeton to discuss the “Politics and Policy of HIV/AIDS.” This day-long event was meant to bring those of us political scientists who write on HIV/AIDS together to discuss common challenges for studying this topic and to look for synergies in research strategies. […]

Princeton HIV/AIDS Workshop May 5th

A number of us scholarly folk met this past week at a workshop on the “Politics and Policy of HIV/AIDS” at Princeton on May 5th. Presenters included Evan Lieberman and Josh Busby of Princeton, Sue Peterson of the College of William and Mary, Susan Sell of George Washington University, Nathan Paxton of Harvard, and Jessica […]

UC Berkeley workshop: The Global and Local Politics of HIV/AIDS

Wednesday March 8, 2006 Location 223 Moses 12 – 2 Panel Presentation with Lunch Working Title: The Global and Local Politics of HIV/AIDS Purpose: to receive public comments on paper concepts Format: 10-15 minute presentations followed by questions Participants: Josh, Nate, Ben, Jessica, and Ann Swidler (chair)

Op-ed: Male Circumcision Programs Should Receive PEPFAR, G8 Funding To Reduce Spread of HIV/AIDS

From the KaiserNetwork: “Properly planned” male circumcision programs should be part of efforts supported by the Group of Eight industrialized nations and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS worldwide, a Los Angeles Times editorial says. Rates of male circumcision — which is “relatively inexpensive and can drastically reduce […]

On HIV/AIDS Treatment in the Developing World

I am preparing for a presentation tomorrow for World AIDS Days, December 1st, for Princeton’s student group the Student Global AIDS Campaign. It is affiliated with Princeton’s AIDS initiative. I’m talking about the adequacy of donor response to the epidemic. I’ll have more to post about my talk tomorrow, but I ran across a line […]

two Robert Wood Johnson funding possibilities

I know that RWJ focuses on domestic policy, but I’m pretty sure that Evan Lieberman’s crossnational study is somehow funded by them. This leads me to think that there might be to frame our project so that it fits the framework of at least one of the grants below. (The first grant, “Changes in Healthcare […]