Week of April 1, 2019

Department of Political Science Bulletin, April 1, 2019 


Lance Bennett, “Citizen Participation in the European Union in 6 Chapters.” Keynote speech delivered at the conference “The Europe we want, the Europe we need” organized by the Jean Monet Network on Open EUDebate. Vrije Universiteit Brussels, March 20, 2019.

Scott Lemieux had an article go up for NBC: “Trump's Immigration Policy Got a Boost from the Supreme Court's Decision in Neilsen v. Preap.”

Margaret Levi has been awarded the 25th Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science.


Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics.  Will Gochberg (PhD Student UW): “The Social Costs of Titling Land: Evidence From Uganda.” Friday, April 5, 2019, 12:00–1:30pm, Gowen Hall room 1A (Olson Room).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium. Sarah Parkinson (Johns Hopkins University): Talk title TBD. Friday, April 19, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm. Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium. Christopher Colligan (UW Political Science Ph.D. student): “Identity and Innovation”. Friday, May 3, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm. Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

Simpson Center for the Humanities; Department of Political Science; Middle East Center; Program on Ethics; Comparative Religion Program; and Department of Law, Societies & Justice present: Andrew March (University of Massachusetts, Amherst). “The Caliphate of Man: The Invention of Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought”. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 12–1:30 pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).


The UW Department of History and the Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies present Dr. Martin Nekola, “For the Freedom of Captive European Nations: Eastern European Exiles in Postwar America”. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 7:00pm, Smith Hall, room 205.

The Jackson School of International Studies, the Information School, and Women’s Center, with support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York present a panel in the Cybersecurity and Technology Futures series titled “International Threats”, with Kaja Ciglic (Microsoft), Jing de Jong-Chen (Center for Strategic and International Studies), and Katy Pearce (UW Department of Communications), with moderator Jessica Beyer (Jackson School of International Studies). Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 3:00–4:30pm, Allen Library, Petersen Room (room 485).

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