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Recorded on September 29, 2017, this video shows presentations from the 2017 Peder Sather Symposium, which focused on the theme, "Freedom of Speech Under Pressure in the World’s Liberal Democracies." Featured speakers include Azita Raji, Former US Ambassador to Sweden, and Dr. Knut Olav Åmås, Executive Director, Fritt Ord Foundation. Introductions by Carla Hesse, Executive Dean of the UC Berkeley College of Letters & Science, and Carol Christ, Chancellor of UC Berkeley.
This video profiles a group of researchers working at UC Berkeley as part of a Social Science Matrix Research Team. The initiative, called “Network for Adolescent Wellbeing and Development” (NAWD), aspires to develop innovative approaches for research into key issues related to adolescent health, including technology and adolescent well-being, violence prevention, methodological innovations (e.g., participatory research, new approaches to causal inference in epidemiological and policy research), and reproductive health.