WEBINAR: Prof. Daniel Aldrich: The Role of Social Ties in Shocks and Crises

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The 11 March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and associated tsunami and nuclear meltdowns took nearly 20,000 lives, created half a million refugees, and affected energy policies as far away as Germany, Switzerland, and Italy. In Japan, mortality rates in coastal communities in the Tohoku region were not constant; instead, they varied widely from town to town.

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WEBINAR: Dr Rick L. Mask: Leadership through Social Capital

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We will examine the constructs of Relational Capital, Cognitive Capital, and Structural Capital. We will review how these three constructs form social capital and how cognitive bias can impact social capital creation. We will then cover the five practices of exemplary leadership covered in “The Leadership Challenge” and note how these five practices tie into the constructs of social capital.

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WEBINAR: Professor Lindon J. Robison: High Cost of Cheap Social Capital

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Professor Robison will reflect on his more than 35 years of research on social capital and propose a new line of inquiry that could allow for alternative explanations of predictably irrational behavior. He will employ Social Identity Theory to help us understand the relationship between social capital and cheap social capital.

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WEBINAR: Dr Trent Engbers: Putting the Capital in Social Capital

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Until the past half-century, all agriculture and land management was framed by local institutions strong in social capital. But neo-liberal forms of development came to undermine existing structures, thus reducing sustainability and equity. The past 20 years, though, have seen the deliberate establishment of more than eight million new social groups across the world.

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Discussion and Q&A Session on Social Capital – October 2021

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The session will be based around questions submitted by participants and will include general discussions of social capital and related concepts. The session will focus on the theoretical and practical application of the concept including its use in research.

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WEBINAR: Professor Troy Glover: Exploring the Endogenous and Exogenous Pathways of Social Capital

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The date of this webinar has recently changed. Until the past half-century, all agriculture and land management was framed by local institutions strong in social capital. But neo-liberal forms of development came to undermine existing structures, thus reducing sustainability and equity. The past 20 years, though, have seen the deliberate establishment of more than eight million new social groups across the world.

Free

Discussion and Q&A Session on Social Capital – November 2021

Zoom

The session will be based around questions submitted by participants and will include general discussions of social capital and related concepts. The session will focus on the theoretical and practical application of the concept including its use in research.

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WEBINAR: Dr Annahita Ehsan: Social Capital and Community Mental Health Promotion

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Social capital is often considered as beneficial to mental health and has been targeted for community-based health promotion initiatives. However, recent evidence suggests that the relationship between social capital and mental health is more nuanced: social capital can be simultaneously beneficial and detrimental within communities.

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WEBINAR: Professor Jules Pretty: Social Capital and The Ills of Affluence

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Until the past half-century, all agriculture and land management was framed by local institutions strong in social capital. But neo-liberal forms of development came to undermine existing structures, thus reducing sustainability and equity. The past 20 years, though, have seen the deliberate establishment of more than eight million new social groups across the world.

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