Week of December 5, 2016


Congratulations to the following recipients of the 2017 Departmental Research Grants:

The Camden Hall Graduate Research Grant

Sean Butorac

The Ione E. Curtis Graduate Research Grant

Vanessa Quince

The David J. Olson Graduate Research Grant

Daniel Yoo

Anna Zelenz

 The Peter May Graduate Research Grant

Meredith Loken

 Aseem Prakash and Matthew Potoski. 2016. "The EU Effect: Does Trade with the EU Reduce CO2 Emissions in the Developing World?" Environmental Politics, 26(1): 27-48. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09644016.2016.1218630?needAcc...


American Political Development Speaker Series: Aziz Rana (Professor of Law, Cornell University), "The Rise of the Constitution." Monday, December 5, 12-1:30pm in the Petersen Room, Allen Library Room 485. Sponsored by the Political Science Department.

Political Science: Michael Hardt (Professor, Literature, Duke University), "Where Have All the Leaders Gone?" Wednesday, December 7, 4:30-6pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A). Sponsored by: Political Science, Bridges Center for Labor Studies, Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality and Race, and the Center for Communication and Civic Engagement.

University of Washington International Security Colloquium: Séverine Autesserre (Associate Professor, Political Science, Barnard College, Columbia University), "International Peacebuilding and Local Success: Assumptions, Myths and Reality." Friday, December 9, 11:30-1:00pm in the Olson Room (GWN 1A)


Jackson School Lecture: Henri J. Barkey (Director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars), "Turkey: A Troubled Country in a Troubled Region." Tuesday, December 13, 7pm in Kane 210. Event sponsored by the Jackson School of International Studies, Middle East Center and The Center for Global Studies.

Seattle Town Hall: Michael Medved (bestselling author and radio host), "The American Miracle." Tuesday, December 13, 7:30 pm at Town Hall Seattle (1119 8th Ave). Doors open at 6:30pm. $5 to get in. https://townhallseattle.org/event/michael-medved/

Seattle Town Hall: Gemina Garland-Lewis (documentary photographer and One Health researcher), "Everything to Me: Homeless Seattleites & their Pets." Wednesday, December 14, 7:30 pm at Town Hall Seattle (1119 8th Ave). Doors open at 6:30pm. $5 to get in. https://townhallseattle.org/event/everything-to-me/

Seattle Town Hall: Jessica Bennett (New York Times journalist and author), "Welcome to the 'Feminist Fight Club.'" Tuesday, December 27, 7:30 pm at Town Hall Seattle (1119 8th Ave). Doors open at 6:30pm. $5 to get in. https://townhallseattle.org/event/jessica-bennett/