Selected Fields 2016

Past

Social History

Past - Social History - New Directions

Social history began as a move away from the study of prominent individuals, polities and elites, towards the recovery of other groups and social structures. Historians have long mapped and...

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Present

Combatting Poverty

Present - Combatting Poverty

Poverty numbers worldwide stand at about 800 million people - one out of every nine people in the world.  Women and children comprise 60 percent of the hungry, resulting in a high percentage of...

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Future

Nanoscience

Future - Nanoscience

The field of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology is defined by the length-scale of several nanometers (nm). It is this particular length scale that makes many diverse disciplines such as biology,...

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