Lectures and Talks

Past Events

2017

Title Date Time Location
Rule By Violence, Rule By Law: Lynching and the Evolution of Voter Suppression in the U.S. South
Brad Epperly (University of South Carolina)
May 8 12:00pm Olson Room (Gowen 1A)
E Pluribum Unum: Clariying When and How Elites (Dis-)Incline Immigrants Toward a Political Ideal
Efrén Pérez (Vanderbilt University)
Apr 21 10:00am to 11:30am Olson Room/Gowen Hall 1A
The Rise of the Right Across Western Democracies
Christopher S. Parker (Moderator), Christopher Adolph, Frank Wendler, Bradley Murg
Apr 17 7:30pm Town Hall
1119 8th Ave Seattle, WA 98101
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
Naomi Klein
Apr 6 7:30pm Kane Hall 130
Global Perspectives on Authoritarianism & Fascism 
Arbella Bet-Shlimon, Kazumi Hasegawa, Geoffrey Wallace, Susan Whiting, Glennys Young, Laurie Marhoefer
Apr 6 5:30pm Savery Hall 260
Building the Next System: Solutions for Government, Business, and Citizens
Lance Bennett
Mar 7 7:00pm Kane Hall, Room 120
Congress, Polarization and Party Warfare
Sean Theriault (UT-Austin)
Mar 6 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Winter Faculty Panel: President Trump & Politics beyond the United States
Christopher Parker, Susan Whiting, & James Long
Mar 1 4:30pm to 6:00pm Smith Hall, Room 120
Gaslighting in Government
David Domke and Christopher Sebastian Parker
Feb 27 7:30pm Great Hall
1119 Eighth Avenue (enter on Eighth Avenue), Seattle, WA 98101
Environment vs. Economy
Lance Bennett
Feb 21 7:00pm Kane Hall, Room 120
The Best Democracy That Money Can Buy
Lance Bennett
Feb 7 7:00pm Kane Hall, Room 120
Can Capitalism Be Fixed? 
Lance Bennett
Jan 31 7:00pm Kane Hall, Room 120
Film Screening: Hawar - My Journey to Genocide
Düzen Tekkal
Jan 30 7:00pm to 9:00pm Kane Hall Room 120
SR-SCP: The Arbitrage Lobby: Theory and Evidence on the Political Economy of Dual Exchange Rates
Dorothy Kronick, University of Pennsylvannia
Jan 27 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
In _________ We Trust. Finding Where Division Ends and Where Unity Begins
Mark Smith (UW) & Andra Gillespie (Emory University)
Jan 26 8:00pm to 9:30pm Kane Hall, Room 130
System Breakdown: Economy and Democracy in Crisis 
Lance Bennett
Jan 17 7:00pm Kane Hall, Room 120
Practice Job Talk: A New Era for Labor Activism? Strategic Mobilization of Human Rights against Blacklisting
Filiz Kahraman
Jan 17 1:30pm to 3:00pm Gowen 1A

2016

Title Date Time Location
Where Have all the Leaders Gone?
Michael Hardt, Duke University Literature Program
Dec 7 4:30pm to 6:00pm Gowen 1A
American Political Development Speaker Series: The Rise of the Constitution
Aziz Rana (Cornell University)
Dec 5 12:00pm to 1:30pm Petersen Room (RM 485), Allen Library
The 2016 Election: What Now?
Mark Smith, Becca Thorpe, Sophia Jordán Wallace, John Wilkerson
Nov 16 4:30pm to 6:00pm Bagley 131
Making Sense of the U.S. Elections
Mark Smith, Becca Thorpe, John Wilkerson
Nov 2 3:30pm to 5:00pm HUB 340
Approaches to Religious Violence, Radicalism, and Deradicalization: Perspectives from the US and Indonesia
Prof. Mark Smith & Colleagues
Oct 18 9:30am to 2:00pm Odegaard 220
Violence by the People, for the People: Torture and Police Brutality in Democracies
Paige Sechrest, PhD student, University of Washington Department of Political Science
Sep 30 11:30am to 12:50pm The Olson Room (Gowen Hall room 1A)
2016 Election: How Did We Get Here?
Christopher Parker, Mark A. Smith, Margaret O’Mara, Rick Shenkman,
Sep 27 7:30pm Great Hall
1119 Eighth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
A Mongrel-American Social Science: International Relations
Robert Vitalis, Professor, Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania
Jun 3 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Narratives of Protest in Syria
Wendy Pearlman, Associate Professor, Political Science at Northwestern University
May 27 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Bargained Authoritarianism: Bureaucratic Competition and Government Investment in China
Xiao Ma, PhD Candidate, University of Washington
May 20 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
The Alchemy of Racial Innocence
Kirstine Taylor, Political Science, UW
May 18 12:00pm to 1:30pm Petersen Room, Allen Library
In Motion TEDxUofW Conference 
James Long & Others
May 15 11:00am to 4:00pm Kane Hall 130
Decentralization and Deforestation
Krister Andersson, University of Colorado at Boulder
May 13 12:00pm to 1:30pm Smith 40A
The Empirical Evidence of Inequality in Piketty and Beyond
Prof. Phil Magness, George Mason University
May 6 2:00pm to 4:00pm Olsen Room (Gowen 1A)
What Moves Consumer Sentiment? Economics, Politics, and the Information Environment
Cecilia Martinez-Gallardo, UNC Chapel Hill
Apr 29 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Next System Teach-In 
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant & Various Others
Apr 25 1:00pm to 8:00pm Walker Ames Room, Kane Hall
Networks of Sectarianism: Experimental Evidence on Access to Services in Baghdad
Fotini Christia, Associate Professor, Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Apr 22 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Spring Political Science Faculty Panel: Police, Prisons & Protest Apr 19 4:30pm Odegaard Library, Room 220
After Paris: Will Nations Actually Do Something about Global Climate Change?
David G. Victor, University of California, San Diego
Apr 15 12:00pm to 1:30pm Smith 40A
Segregation, Diversity, and Intra-Party Competition in Ghana
Nahomi Ichino, University of Michigan
Apr 8 1:30pm to 2:30pm Parrington Forum
Dynamics of Insurgency: Historical Process and Alliance Formation
Anna Zelenz, PhD student, University of Washington, Department of Political Science
Apr 1 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Public Forum on Dispersing Prosperity Within Limits of Environment  Mar 7 7:00pm to 9:00pm ECC Unity Suite
3931 Brooklyn Avenue NE
Polycentricity in Global Governance: A Question of Constitutional Fit?
Michael D. McGinnis, Indiana University, Bloomington
Mar 4 12:00pm to 1:30pm Olson room/Gowen 1A
Legitimacy, Corruption, and Preferences for Redistribution in the Developing World
David Lopez
Feb 26 12:00pm to 1:20pm Olson Room (Gowen 1 A)
What is the Future of Guantanamo and Torture?
Ramzi Kassem
Feb 19 4:30pm SAV 260
Radical Presence: Black Faces, White Spaces & Other Stories of Possibility
Carolyn Finney, University of Kentucky
Feb 19 12:00pm to 1:30pm Olson room/Gowen 1A
New Research on the Predictors of State Legislative Extremism
Prof. Boris Shor, Georgetown University
Feb 18 1:30pm to 3:00pm The Olsen Room (Gowen 1A)
Public Lecture on: “Truth, Faith and Fortune in China”
Evan Osnos
Feb 17 7:30pm Kane Hall, room 120
In & Out of Bounds: Black State Membership in Regional Organizations
Vanessa Quince, PhD Student, University of Washington, Political Science Department
Feb 12 12:00am to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Keeping the Gloves On? Anti-Torture Norms and British Counterterrorism from the IRA to Al Qaeda
Frank Foley, Lecturer, King's College London
Feb 5 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Tocqueville's Warning: Reform and Rebellion in Autocratic States
Scott Gehlbach, University of Wisconsin
Jan 29 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
What Will Homeowners Do? Responses to Tropical Cyclones, Rising Seas, and Other Climate Risks
Debra Javeline (University of Notre Dame)
Jan 22 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Benevolent Democrats? The Domestic Sources of Wartime Conduct
Geoffrey Wallace (Rutgers University)
Jan 13 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
A New Era for Labor Activism? Strategic Mobilization of Human Rights against Blacklistings 
Filiz Kahraman (PhD Candidate, Political Science)
Jan 8 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A

2015

Title Date Time Location
Seeing Across Scales: The New Role of Visualization Tools in Environmental Politics and Governance
Kate O'Neill (UC Berkeley)
Dec 4 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Autumn Quarter Political Science Panel on the Global Refugee Crisis Dec 3 4:30pm VENUE CHANGE: BAG 131
Sympathy for the Poor, Resentment of the Rich, and their Effects on Candidate Evaluations
Spencer Piston (Assistant Professor, Syracus University)
Dec 2 3:30pm to 5:00pm Gowen 1A
UWISC: Classical Realism in World Politics
Jonathan Kirshner (Cornell University)
Nov 20 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
ISIS: who are those guys?
Prof. Brad Dillman, Chair of the International Political Economy Department at the University of Puget Sound
Nov 18 6:30pm SMI 120
East India Companies and Long-Term Economic Change in India
Nikhar Gaikwad (PhD Candidate, Yale University)
Nov 16 3:00pm to 4:30pm Gowen 1A
The Moral Foundations of Politics
Scott Clifford (Assistant Professor, University of Houston)
Nov 13 2:00pm to 3:30pm Gowen 1A
Elected Public Office and Private Benefit: Firm-level Returns from Businesspeople Becoming Politicians in Russia
David Szakonyi (PhD Candidate, Columbia University)
Nov 9 3:00pm to 4:30pm Gowen 1A
Time, Space, and Activism: The Impact of Protests on Latina/o Identities and Political Attitudes
Sophia Jordán Wallace (Assistant Professor, Rutgers University)
Nov 6 2:00pm to 3:30pm Gowen 1A
The Voluntary Partnership Model: Reflections on EPA’s Performance Track and OSHA’s VPP
Cary Coglianese (University of Pennsylvania)
Nov 6 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Ordering violence: identity boundaries and coalition building in the Syrian uprising
Kevin Mazur (PhD Candidate, Politics, Princeton University)
Nov 2 3:00pm to 4:30pm Gowen 1A
The Whisper of the Poor, the Roar of the Rich
Christopher Ojeda (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Stanford University)
Oct 30 2:00pm to 3:30pm Gowen 1A
Political competition and social spending in Mexico's municipalities: Spatial dimensions of social policies after political and economic liberalization
Armando Razo, Indiana University
Oct 30 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Discussion on "Economic Justice, Sustainability and Transition Beyond Capitalism" 
Economics Professor Richard Wolff (University of Massachusetts - Amherst, New School University)
Oct 27 5:30pm to 7:00pm Communications Building, Room 120
Equality Initiative in PoliSci Roundtable: Race in Academia
Christopher Parker, Hannah Walker, Elizabeth Chrun
Oct 23 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Constitutionalism and the Rule of Law in South Africa - Problems and Perils at 21
Justice Edwin Cameron, LLB
Oct 12 7:00pm to 8:00pm Kane 130
Governing Natural Resources: Incentives, Information, Institutions
Arun Agrawal, University of Michigan
Oct 9 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
CANCELLED: Classical Realism in World Politics
Jonathan Kirshner, Cornell College
May 29 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Do Pre-Election Polls Changes Citizens Beliefs or Behavior?: Evidence from a Laboratory Experiment in the Country of Georgia
Aaron Erlich, UW Political Science
May 15 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Equality Initiative in Political Science Spring Roundtable
Gabriel Gallardo, Aseem Prakash, and Sergio Garcia
May 8 3:30pm to 5:00pm Gowen 1A
Does the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention Reduce Bribery? An Empirical Analysis Using the Unmatched Count Technique
Edmund Malesky, Duke University
May 8 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
CANCELLED: Workshare: Reconciling the Biophysical and the Legal: The Promise and Peril of Polish Environmental Organizations' Use of Procedureal Rights Claims
Tiffany Grobelski, UW Geography
May 8 12:00pm to 1:30pm Smith 40A
UWISC Talk: What if NATO Hadn't Expanded ? A Counterfactual Analysis of Russia and the West
Kimberly Marten, Barnard College
May 1 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Poor Democracies in a Conundrum? International Trade and Government Revenues in Developing Countries
Nita Rudra, Georgetown University
Apr 24 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Workshare: Legal Consciousness and "Invisible" Disability
Heather Evans, UW Sociology
Apr 24 11:30am to 12:30pm Smith 40A
Active Defense: Explaining the Evolution of China's Military Strategy
Taylor Fravel, MIT
Apr 17 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Killing Life to Make Life: The Biopolitics of Soil Fumigant
Julie Guthman, UC Santa Cruz
Apr 10 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Politics of Global Climate Change Panel
Aseem Prakash, Lance Bennett, Karen Litfin, Christine Di Stefano, UW Political Science
Apr 8 4:30pm to 6:00pm Odegaard 220
Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics
Nahomi Ichino (University of Michigan)
Apr 3 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Patricia Martinkova, UW Statistics Mar 11 12:30pm to 1:20pm Savery 409
Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics
Michael Albertus, University of Chicago
Mar 6 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Jeff Gill, Washington University Political Science Mar 4 12:30pm to 1:20pm Savery 409
The Comparative Politics of Carbon Taxation
Kathryn Harrison, University of British Columbia
Feb 27 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Workshare: Visibility, Reciprocity, and Resistance: The Role of Wearable Cameras and Public Disclosure in Re-crafting the Image of Policing
Bryce Newell, UW Information School
Feb 27 12:00pm to 1:30pm Smith 40A
Kate Starbird, UW Human Centered Design and Engineering Feb 25 12:30pm to 1:20pm Savery 409
Bolstering the National Project: Competitive Nation Building and Immigration in Israel and Quebec
Yoav Duman, UW Political Science
Feb 20 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Alicia Carriquiry, Iowa State University Feb 18 12:30pm to 1:20pm Savery 409
From War-Making to State-Making in the post-Soviet de facto States
Kristin Bakke, University College London
Feb 13 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
Nicholas Foti, UW Statistics Feb 11 12:30pm to 1:20pm Savery 409
Workshare: Making Meaning of Violence: Human Rights and Historical Memory
Angelian Godoy, UW Center for Human Rights
Feb 6 12:00pm to 1:30pm Smith 40A
Phil Hurvitz, UW Urban Design Feb 4 12:30pm to 1:20pm Savery 409
The Resource-Conflict Nexus: Opium and Insurgency in the Shan State of Burma
John Buchanan, UW Political Science
Jan 30 12:00pm to 1:30pm Gowen 1A
The Global Politics of Climate Change: Challenges for Political Science
Robert Keohane, Princeton University
Jan 26 12:00pm to 1:30pm Petersen Room, Allen Library
Human Capital Inequality and China's Future Development Challenge
Linxiu Zhang (Chinese Academy of Sciences/REAP-China)
Jan 23 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Workshare: The Price of Brown v. Board: The Garland Fund, the NAACP, and the Erasure of Criminal Justice
Megan Francis, UW Political Science
Jan 23 12:00pm to 1:30pm Smith 40A
Gender and Political Violence
Meredith Loken, Political Science Ph.D. Student, University of Washington
Jan 16 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A

2014

Title Date Time Location
Variation in Rationality in Foreign Policy Decision-Making
Brian Rathbun, Associate Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California
Nov 21 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Guns, Gavels, and Bribes: Firm Strategies for Securing Property Rights in Contemporary Russia
Jordan Gans-Morse (Northwestern University)
Nov 14 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Civilian Side Choosing in Insurgency
Emily Gade, Political Science Ph.D. Student, University of Washington
Oct 31 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
State Is Not What Makes Nation: Testing the Historical Legacy of State-building on Nation-building Onset fir Contemporary European Ethnic Groups, 1400-2000
Yu Sasaki (University of Washington)
Oct 24 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
ISLL and gender based violence in the caliphate: is there a sexul jihad?
Mia Bloom, Lecturer, Professor of Security Studies, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Oct 10 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Deliver the Vote! Micromotives and Macrobehavior in Electoral Fraud
Milan Svolik (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Oct 3 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Violence by Other Means: Reproducing Violent Practice Through Post-Conflict Human Rights Trials
Milli Lake (University of Washington)
Jun 6 12:00pm Gowen 1A
Geography, Maritime Power, and the Pacific Rivalry
Jennifer Lind, Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College
May 23 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Can Employment Reduce Lawlessness and Rebellion? Experimental Evidence from an Agricultural Intervention in a Fragile State
Christopher Blattman (Columbia)
May 7 12:00pm Gowen 1A
Endogenous Political Legitimacy: The English Reformation and the Institutional Foundation of Limited Government 
Jared Rubin (Chapman)
Apr 18 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Affected Actors: Theorizing Affective Politics after 9/11
Todd Hall, Lecturer, St. Anne's College, Department of Politics and International Relations
Apr 11 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Community Development Requirements in Mining Laws, 1993-2012
Kendra Dupuy (University of Washington)
Mar 14 12:00pm Dempsey Hall 002
Springs and Their Offspring: The International Consequences of Domestic Uprisings
John Owen, Professor, Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics, University of Virginia
Mar 7 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Harnessing the Diaspora: The Political Economy of Migrant Dual Citizenship
David Leblang (UVA)
Feb 21 12:00pm Gowen 1A
Islamic States and the Securitization of the Muslim Self
Matthew Nelson, Reader, Department of Politics and International Studies, School of African and Oriental Studies (London, UK)
Feb 14 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Asian Designs: Risen Powers and the Struggle for International Governance
Saadia Pekkanen, Job & Gertrud Tamaki Professor at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington
Jan 17 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A

2013

Title Date Time Location
Engaging Democracy: Information & Agendas in Participatory Budgeting Reforms
Carolina Johnson (University of Washington)
Dec 6 12:00pm
Exiting Anarchy: Militia Politics after the Post-Soviet Wars
Jesse Driscoll (UC San Diego)
Nov 22 12:00pm Gowen 1A
Strategic Export Controls: Explaining Divergence among Similar Countries on Similar Strategic Goods
Crystal Pryor, UW Ph.D. student, Political Science Department
Nov 15 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
The Chongqing Story and the Rule of Law in China
He Weifang (Peking University)
Nov 15 12:00pm
Electoral Violence in New Democracies: Institutionalizing Peaceful Transitions
Stephan Hamberg, UW Ph.D. student, Political Science Department
Nov 1 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Secessionism and Civilian Targeting
Tanisha Fazal, Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame
Oct 18 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics
Zhu Tianbiao (Peking University)
May 17 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics
Jennifer Noveck (UW)
May 10 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Norms and Torture
William d’Ambruoso (UW Ph.D. student, Political Science Department)
May 3 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics
Teri Caraway (Minnesota)
Apr 19 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Why and Under What Conditions Do Civilians Oppose Groups Who Brutalize Them?
Emily Gade, UW Ph.D. student, Political Science Department
Mar 8 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics
Melanie Manion (Wisconsin)
Mar 1 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Verification Mechanisms in International Agreements
Kristan Seibel (UW Ph.D. student, Political Science Department)
Feb 8 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics
Amanda Fulmer (UW)
Feb 1 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Friends Under Fire: Blame Attributions in the Fog of War
Andrew Cockrell, UW Ph.D. student, Political Science Department
Jan 18 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics
Catherine Boone (UT Austin)
Jan 11 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A

2012

Title Date Time Location
Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics
Will Murg (University of Washington)
Dec 7 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Evangelicals and Insurgents: Narratives and Violence in the Peruvian Civil War
Steven Zech (UW Ph.D. student, Political Science Department)
Nov 30 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics
Daniel Ziblatt (Harvard University)
Nov 16 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1 A
The Collapse of Soviet Deterrence Theory, 1979-1989
Christopher Jones (UW Professor, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies)
Nov 2 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Development of Democracy in the Middle East
Matthew E. Goldman (UW Ph.D. student, Near and Middle East Studies)
Oct 12 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
The Strength to Concede: Ruling Parties and Democratization in Developmental Asia
Dan Slater (Chicago)
Oct 5 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Land Without Opportunity: State-Peasant Relations and Land Privatization in Mexico
Adrian Sinkler (Post-doctoral Fellow in Political Science, University of Washington)
Jun 1 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
From 'Open-Secrets' to the Secret Ballot: The Economic & Political Determinants of Secret Ballot Reform
Isabela Mares (Associate Professor of Political Science, Columbia University)
May 18 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Aid Under Fire: How Development Projects Impact Civil Conflict
Patrick Johnston, Associate Political Scientist, RAND Coorporation
May 11 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
International Politics: The Rules of the Game
Yuen Foong Khong (Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford)
Apr 27 12:20pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics/UWISC Lecture on Regional Security in Asia
Barry Buzan (Montague Burton Professor of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science)
Apr 6 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Natural disasters and civil conflict
Joshua Eastin, UW Political Science Ph.D student
Mar 9 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Electoral Violence in New Democracies: Institutionalizing Peaceful Transitions
Stephan Hamberg, UW Political Science Ph.D student
Feb 3 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Power & Authority in International Relations: Evidence from a Non-Western Case
David Kang (Professor of International Relations & Business, University of Southern California)
Jan 13 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A

2011

Title Date Time Location
Explaining the Transnational Advocacy Agenda: Insights from Human Security Practitioners
Charli Carpenter, Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Nov 18 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Reframing Energy Security: How Oil Dependence Influences U.S. National Security
Charles Glaser, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University
Oct 28 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
The Development of Philanthropy in Contemporary China
Madame Yang Lan (Chairwoman, Sun Culture Foundation)
May 31 7:00pm to 8:30pm 210 Kane Hall
The Rhetoric of Power Politics: Hitler’s Legitimation Strategies, British Policies, & World War II
Stacie Goddard, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College
May 20 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Types of Security Threats and National Strategies: An Exploratory Case of China under Mao
David Bachman, Professor, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington
May 13 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Climate Wars? Security Implications of Climate Change
Halvard Buhaug, Senior Researcher at the Center for the Study of Civil War, Peace Research Institute Oslo
Apr 29 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Dynamic Deterrence in Civil War: Evidence from (Simulated) Airstrikes in Afghanistan
Jason Lyall, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale
Apr 15 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Don't Stop Thinking about Yesterday: An Experiment with Conflict Narratives in the Caucasus (or “Let ‘baijans be ‘baijans”)
Scott Radnitz, Assistant Professor of International Studies,Jackson School, University of Washington
Mar 4 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
The Puzzle of Rwanda's Genocide
Alan Kuperman, Associate Professor of Government, University of Texas, Austin
Feb 11 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A

2010

Title Date Time Location
Peacekeeping and the Security Dilemma
Andrew Cockrell, Political Science PhD Student, University of Washington
Dec 3 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
Assessing Intentions in International Politics
Keren Yarhi-Milo, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Princeton
Nov 12 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
War and the Religious Calendar
Ron Hassner, Assistant Professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley
Oct 15 12:00pm to 1:20pm Gowen 1A
The Social Construction of Strategy
Nicolas Jabko, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for International Studies and Research, Sciences Po
Apr 30 12:00pm
Nuclear Power without Nuclear Proliferation?
Scott Sagan, Co‐director, Center for International Security and Cooperation, and Professor, Department of Political Science, Stanford University
Apr 16 12:00pm
Democratic Transitions and Violence
Stephan Hamberg, Ph.D. Student, University of Washington
Mar 5 12:00pm
UWISC Talk
David Welch, CIGI Chair of Global Security, Balsillie School of International Affairs, and Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Waterloo
Feb 5 12:00pm
Authoritarian Regimes, Domestic Politics, and Conflict Outcomes
Jessica Weeks, Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Cornell University
Jan 22 12:00pm

2009

Title Date Time Location
Severyns Ravenholt Lecture in Comparative Politics
Ban Ki-Moon, United Nations Secretary General
Oct 26 7:00pm
Law & the Environmental Movement in China
Jingjing Zhang (Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims in China)
May 21 7:00pm to 8:30pm 110 Kane Hall

2006

Title Date Time Location
Democracy, Human Rights, and the Destiny of Southeast Asia
Anwar Ibrahim, President, Anwar Ibrahim & Associates, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia and former Minister of Finance
Oct 10 8:00pm Kane Hall 210

2004

Title Date Time Location
Severyns Ravenholt Lecture in Comparative Politics
Zainah Anwar, Executive Director, Sisters in Islam, Malaysia
Oct 14 7:00pm Kane Hall 210

2003

Title Date Time Location
Severyns Ravenholt Lecture in Comparative Politics
Long Yongtu, Secretary-General, Bo'Ao Forum for Asia, former Vice Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of the People's Republic of China, Former Chief Trade Representative
Jun 8 7:30pm Kane Hall 210

2001

Title Date Time Location
Severyns Ravenholt Lecture in Comparative Politics
Jose Ramos-Horta, Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Oct 8 7:00pm Kane Hall 210

2000

Title Date Time Location
Severyns Ravenholt Lecture in Comparative Politics
Frank Ching, Senior Editor, Far Eastern Economic Review
May 16 7:00pm Kane Hall 210