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  • 2017-04-11

    Bissonette, Anne

    SSHRC IG awarded 2017: The importance of the body in fashion and the radical adoption of street styles by the elite go back to eighteenth-century Europe. This study examines the effects of the French Revolution on European and American style. It asks how 1790s fashion drastically changed to...

  • 2017-10-16

    Hryshko, Dmytro

    SSHRC IG awarded 2018: Consumption (purchases) is considered one of the best metrics of individual and household well-being. Economists typically assume households elect to smooth their consumption, so as to insure against shocks such as disability or unemployment. The current state-of-the-art...

  • 2012-10-15

    GAPSSHRC, Moure, Kenneth

    SSHRC IG funded 2013: Black markets in wartime expose serious economic and social tensions; the choices faced in wartime are instructive for understanding contemporary issues in economic regulation. In France, wartime shortages and state controls accentuated stresses that reveal critical...

  • 2015-10-14

    Schmitter, Amy, GAPSSHRC

    SSHRC IG awarded 2016 (2015 competition): My research is directed at clarifying the familiar, but poorly understood notions of passion, power and representation. These concepts play distinct roles in diverse branches of philosophy, but they intersect naturally in several places, and examined...

  • 2017-04-11

    Cadenillas, Abel

    SSHRC IG awarded 2017: The 2007-2009 financial crises, government debt crises in USA and EU have motivated investigation into the following six topics: 1) optimal investment, liability ratio and dividend policies when the external risk is negatively correlated with returns in the financial...

  • 2012-10-11

    Smith-Prei, Carrie

    SShrc IG awarded 2013: Our project examines the reconfiguration of feminist activism in and for the 21st century through digital technologies. We do so in a case study of German "popfeminist" protest and performance art culture. The objective is to interrogate how the "Do it Yourself" (DIY)...

  • 2017-10-14

    Koslicki, Kathrin

    SSHRC IG awarded 2018: Essences have traditionally been assigned important but controversial explanatory roles in philosophical, scientific and social theorizing. For example, why is it possible for one and the same organism to be first a caterpillar and then a butterfly? Why is it impossible for...

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