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2017 grantees Ian Duncan and Nathalie Vanfasse have launched a blog to showcase the findings of their FBF-funded project, "Form Across Literature and the Sciences in Victorian Britain". Featuring the full program of their May 2018 workshop, the site also includes book reviews,drafts of work-in-progress, pre-circulated papers, and other resources. The research blog as a whole examines  the porousness and impermeability of conceptual, disciplinary and methodological boundaries, with a focus on English and Anglophone studies. It has been officially acknowledged with an ISSN number by the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

France-Berkeley Fund grantee Khalid Mosalam welcomed 14 French delegates to the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) headquarters in February. Mosalam (Taisei Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of PEER) presented the Center's research activites on global seismic risk, and emphasized his work with French collaborator Marc Rébillat on their FBF-sponsored project, "Open-Hardware Platform for Structural Health Monitoring" (2016).


Last fall, FBF 2017 grantee and Nobel Laureate Saul Perlmutter visited Sciences Po to launch a collaborative project with the Forccast Program. Perlmutter's FBF-funded project with Bruno Latour ("Mapping controversies and conspiracies: Exploring conceptual boundaries and pedagogical practices") aims to develop research and teaching collaborations between Sciences Po’s Medialab and the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS),  around the questions of controversies and conspiracies in the digital world.