Institute for Social Transformation

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Rooted in the Social Sciences Division at UC Santa Cruz, the institute supports innovative scholarship that changes the world.

The institute is a critical intellectual and social hub, connecting scholars across UC Santa Cruz and partners beyond the University, developing research-based solutions to urgent problems in the world.

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Institute for Social Transformation

Tao Zhang, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Digital Currencies: Implications for Monetary and/or Financial Stability Rapid ongoing...

10/30 9am
Ratna Sahay

Ratna Sahay, Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund The Promise of Fintech Financial Inclusion in the...

11/6 9am
CAFIN and UC Investments Speaker Series Financial Risks, Innovation and Inclusion in a Post-COVID World

Ratna Sahay, Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund. The Promise of Fintech Financial Inclusion in the...

11/6 9am
Brazilian Resistance to the Reactionary Wave Series

As Brazil faces the deepest political crisis of its recent history, marked by the election of a neo-fascist president and exacerbated by the COVID-19...

11/6 11am
Bill McKibben & Vandana Shiva in Conversation: Social Transformation - Visions & Mobilizations

With Dean Katharyne Mitchell & Professor Chris Benner Pre-registration required - click here. “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward...

11/17 8am

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