Week of April 2, 2018


Sijeong Lim and Aseem Prakash. 2017. “Do Economic Problems at Home Undermine Worker Safety Abroad?: A Panel Study, 1980-2009”. World Development, 96 (August): 562–577

Sijeong Lim and Aseem Prakash. 2017. “From Quality Control to Labor Protection: ISO 9001 and Workplace Safety, 1993-2012.Global Policy, 2017, 8(June): 66-77

Sijeong Lim and Aseem Prakash. 2018. "The Unexpected Consequences of Private Regulatory Standards" The Regulatory Review, February 27.

Susan Whiting gave invited talks on "Rent Seeking and Vote Buying in Village Elections in China" at Stanford on Wednesday, March 7th and "Property Rights and Land Law" at U Penn on Thursday, March 15th.

Shalini Iyengar, Nives Dolšak, and Aseem Prakash. 2018. "Should India’s Supreme Court Enforce Regulations?" The Regulatory Review, March 27.

Michael McCann was opening and closing keynote speaker for a large two-day international conference featuring over twenty-five presenters on the topic of "Law and Social Movements" in Brussels, on March 23-23.   He also gave four other talks on related issues (including a talked requested by curious, bemused Europeans on "The Trump Effect on the Rule of Law") while Visiting Professor at University of Louvain-la-Neuve during the week that preceded the conference.

Jonas Linde & Yvette Peters. 2018. “Responsiveness, political support, and responsibility: How democratic responsiveness facilitates responsible government.” Party Politics, March 29.


John E. Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures: Tianna S. Paschel (Assistant Professor, African American Studies, University of California, Berkeley), “Delimiting Blackness, Expanding Capitalism - The Politics of Multicultural Rights in Latin America.” Tuesday, April 10, at 4pm in Communications 120.

Center for Environmental Politics: Edward Walker (University of California), "The Situation Room: Stigma Management and the Claims-Making of Hydraulic Fracturing Industry Groups." Friday, April 13, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium: Ellen Ahlness (PhD Student, Political Science, UW), "Arctic Motivations: Security v. Environmentalism in State Circumpolar Strategies." Friday, April 13, 1:30-3pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

UWISC: Milli Lake (Assistant Professor, London School of Economics), "The Insecurity Trap: State Security and the Monopoly on Violence in Low Intensity Armed Conflicts." Friday, April 20, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).


UW Global Health Department: Vince Intondi (Professor, History, Montgomery College), "Nuclear Weapons, Race, and Justice in the Trump Era." Monday, April 2nd, 6-7:30PM (doors open at 5:30) in Bagley, Room 131. Admission is free and event is open to the public. Sponsored by Washington Against Nuclear Weapons, Health Alliance International, UW Global Health Department, Ploughshares Fund, and Town Hall as a promotional partner. For more information and to RSVP visit: https://goo.gl/fN7Pk2

Trump in the World Lecture Series: Clark Sorensen (Jackson School), "Two Koreas." Tuesday, April 3, 4:30-6:00PM in Kane Hall, Room 220. Sponsored by the Jackson School.

Center for West European Studies: Panelists Reginald Dale (senior fellow and director of the Transatlantic Media Network), Frida Wallnor (Atlantic Council Transatlantic Media Fellow), and Sabine Lang (Professor, Jackson School, UW) will discuss "Transatlantic Relations in the Era of Trump." Wednesday, April 4, 7:30-9pm at the Seattle Swedish Club (1920 Dexter Avenue N, Seattle).

UW Film Club Documentary Screening: Join filmmaker Laura Waters Hinson for a special night of Hors-d’Oeuvres & Conversation about the 30-minute documentary "Mama Rwanda." Reception at 7pm, screening at 7:30pm, and post-screening discussion at 8pm. Wednesday, April 4 at the UW Husky Union Building, Lyceum. Event is free. To register and get more info please visit: https://goo.gl/cHzxpF

Global Mondays Lecture: César Hernández, Esq. (Former Associate with Hernandez Ortega & Asociados, Venezuela), "The Venezuela Crisis and International Contract Enforcement." Monday, April 9, 12:30-1:30PM in William H. Gates Hall, Room 117. 

Stroum Center for Jewish Studies: Orit Bashkin (Professor, Modern Middle East History, University of Chicago), "Impossible Exodus: Iraqi Jews in Israel." Monday, April 9, 3:30-5:00PM in the HUB, Room 214. Please RSVP.

Trump in the World Lecture Series: Anand Yang (History & Jackson School), "Indo-Pacific Strategy Challenges." Tuesday, April 10, 4:30-6:00PM in Kane Hall, Room 220. Sponsored by the Jackson School.

Town Hall Seattle: Adam Winkler (Professor, Law, UCLA), "Businesses are People: A Corporate Civil Rights Movement." Tuesday, April 10, 7:30pm at The Summit on Pike (420 E Pike St, Seattle). Doors open at 6:30. $5 for entry. Buy tickets and learn more here.

QUAL Speaker Series: Ande Reisman (PhD Student, Sociology, UW), "Close Quarters: Integrating Home Stay and Interview Data." Wednesday, April 11, 12:30-1:20PM in Thomson 317.

Jackson School: Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib, "Washington as a Global Actor." Thursday, April 12, 1:30-2:30PM in Communications 202. The event is free and open to the public. 

Global Mondays Lecture: Lauren McCarthy (Associate Professor of Legal Studies, UMass Amherst), "Trafficking Justice: How Russian Police Enforce New Laws from Crime to Courtroom." Monday, April 16, 12:30-1:30PM in William H. Gates Hall, Room 117.

Japan Studies Program: Antony G. Hopkins (author and editor), "American Empire: A Global History." Monday, April 16, 3:30-5PM in Thomson 317. Sponsored by: Japan Studies Program, Simpson Center, Center for Global Studies, and the Department of History.

Trump in the World Lecture Series: Nathalie Williams (Sociology & Jackson School), "Migration." Tuesday, April 17, 4:30-6:00PM in Kane Hall, Room 220. Sponsored by the Jackson School.

Japan Studies Program: Takako Hikotani (Gerald L. Curtis Associate Professor of Modern Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy, Columbia University), "Japan and the World." Thursday, April 19, 7-8:30PM in Kane 225. Event is free and open to the public. Registration appreciated: japan@uw.edu. Reception to follow.