Week of April 30, 2018


Scott Radnitz published a piece in the Monkey Cage/Washington Post, April 24, 2018 titled, "If Putin has kompromat on Trump, how might he use it?"

Elizabeth Chrun, Daniel Berliner, and Aseem Prakash. 2018. “Stakeholder Scrutiny, Urban Bias, and the Private Provision of Public Goods. Business and Politics.” Business and Politics, 2018(2):273-300.

Nives Dolsak and Aseem Prakash. "Environmentalists need to reconnect with blue-collar America." The Hill, April 25, 2018.


Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality & Race: Shireen Hassim (Professor, Politics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa), "The Life of Winnie Mandela: Embodiments of Violence under Racial Capitalism." Wednesday, May 2, 4-5:30pm in Communications 120. Event sponsors: Department of History, WISIR, Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies, Simpson Center for the Humanities, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Spring Faculty Panel: UW Political Science Professors Jim Caporaso, Susan Whiting, and Caitlin Ainsley will discuss “Trump, Trade, and Tariffs.” Thursday, May 3, 4:30-6pm in Sieg 134. Please RSVP.

Center for Environmental Politics: Susan Clayton (The College of Wooster), "Psychology and Climate Change: Perceptions, impacts, responses." Friday, May 4, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium: Jonathan Caverley (United States Naval War College), "Arms for Influence: The Global Arms Trade and the Future of U.S. Power." Friday, May 11, 12-1:20pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

SR-SCP: Noel Maurer (Professor of International Affairs and International Business at the George Washington University), "The Long Shadow of History? The Impact of Colonial Labor Institutions on Economic Development in Peru." Thursday, May 17, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

The Professionalization Series for Graduate Students (PSGS) is intended to provide a venue to share information, experiences, and best practices around a key set of issues relevant to graduate school and the broader academic profession. Final meeting of the academic year: “Getting to PhC: Overcoming Common Hurdles.” Friday, June 1, 12-1:30 in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A). Speakers will be Sophia Jordán Wallace and Geoff Wallace followed by a Q&A. Please RSVP by Monday, May 14. 


Voices in the Middle East Studies lecture series: Elif Babül (Professor, Anthropology, Mount Holyoke College), "Bureaucratic Intimacies: Translating Human Rights in Turkey." Monday, April 30, 12:30-1:30PM in Thomson 317.Sponsored by the Middle East Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington.

Fake News & Misinformation: Mini Lecture Series: Berit Anderson (CEO & Editor-in-Chief, Scout.ai), "The new global politics of weaponized AI propaganda." Monday, April 30, 5-6:15pm in the HUB Lyceum.

Southeast Asia Center Panel Discussion: U.S. Ambassadors Rena Bitter (Laos), Glyn T. Davies (Thailand), Joseph R. Donovan (Indonesia), Daniel J. Kritenbrink (Vietnam) and Alexander C. Feldman (President & CEO of the US-ASEAN Business Council), "ASEAN, Maritime Security, Trade, and the Trump Administration." Tuesday, May 1, 10-11:30am in Kane 225 (Walker Ames Room). Free and open to the public. Sponsored by: US-ASEAN Business Council, Inc, JSIS, and the Global Business Center.

UW Genomics Salon: Guest faculty and lecturers Jey Saung (GWSS), Annie Dwyer (CHID), Alys Weinbaum (English), and Dina Greene (Chemistry), "The 'Science' of Sex Differences: Translating Across Disciplines." Tuesday, May 1, 4:30-5:30pm in Communications 202/204.

Jackson School Lecture Series: Kate Starbird (Assistant Professor, Human Centered Design & Engineering, UW), "Online Disinformation." Tuesday, May 1, 4:30-6:20pm in Kane 220. Questions? Contact (206) 543-6001 or jsisadv@uw.edu.​

Breaking the Silence: Zeba Khair (Standing Counsel for Delhi High Court and Counsel at Jamia Millia Islamia-Central University in New Delhi), "Gender-Based Violence in India." Thursday, May 3, 3:30-5:30PM in the HUB room 145. Event is free but please RSVP. Co-sponsors: API Chaya, ASUW Asian Student Commission, ASUW MESC, Associated Students of University of Washington Black Student Commission, ASUW's Women's Action Commission, UW "wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ" Intellectual House, Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, ASUW Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Activists.

Scandinavian Studies: Panel discussion on "Women's Economic Empowerment - Breaking Gender Barriers and Advancing Equity." Panelists: Sarah Hendriks (Director of Gender Equality, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), Sarah Gammage (Director of Gender, Economic Empowerment and Livelihoods, ICRW), Margaret Schuler (Senior Vice President, International Programs Group, World Vision), Sabine Lang (Professor, Director for UW Center for WEst European Studies), and Guadalupe Tovar (UW Student). Keynote address by HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. Friday, May 4, 11-12:20pm. Doors open at 10:30am, no late seating permitted. Kane Hall, Room 220. More info and to RSVP.

Middle East Center: Rick Lorenz (Senior Lecturer, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, UW), "Recent US Air Strikes in Syria: A Legal and Political Analysis."  Monday, May 7, 12:30-1:30PM in Thomson 317.

Jackson School Lecture Series: Liora Halperin (Associate Professor, Jewish Studies & History, UW), "Israel/Palestine." Tuesday, May 8, 4:30-6:20PM in Kane 220. Questions? Contact (206) 543-6001 or jsisadv@uw.edu​.

Jackson School Lecture Series: Sabine Lang (Associate Professor of International and European Studies, UW), "European Union." Tuesday, May 15, 4:30-6:20PM in Kane 220. Questions? Contact (206) 543-6001 or jsisadv@uw.edu​.

Jackson School Lecture Series: Scott Radnitz (Associate Professor, JSIS, UW), "Putin and Russia." Tuesday, May 22, 4:30-6:20PM in Kane 220. Questions? Contact (206) 543-6001 or jsisadv@uw.edu​.

Jackson School Lecture Series: Resat Kasaba (Jackson School Director and Stanley D. Golub Chair in International Studies, UW), "Kurds and General Discussion." Tuesday, May 29, 4:30-6:20PM in Kane 220. Questions? Contact (206) 543-6001 or jsisadv@uw.edu