Week of December 7, 2015

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Aseem Prakash made a presentation on, "The Associational Revolution: 20 years Report Card," at the 44th annual conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action,  Chicago, Illinois, November 19-21, 2015.

Kendra Dupuy (University of Washington), Aseem Prakash, and James Ron (University of Minnesota), presented on, "Do Donors Punish Countries with Restrictive NGO Laws?: A Panel Study, 1993-2009," at the 44th annual conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Chicago, Illinois, November 19-21, 2015

Ronelle Burger (Stellenbosch University, South Africa), Trudy Owens (University of Nottingham, UK) and Aseem Prakash, presented on, "Global Charity Chains: Accountability and Beneficiary Satisfaction in the New Aid Architecture," at the 44th annual conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Chicago, Illinois, November 19-21, 2015

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

CANCELED UWISC Lecture: James Harmon (Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UW), "Signaling Preferences in International Politics." Grad student discussant: Andrew Cockrell (Ph.D. student, Political Science, UW). Friday, December 11, 12-1:30 in the Olson Room (GWN 1A). Sponsored by the Severyns-Ravenholt Endowment, the Richard B. Wesley Graduate Student Fund for International Relations, the UW Political Science Department, and the Center for Global Studies at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

Simpson Center: Kirsten Foot (Professor, Communication, UW) will discuss her new book Collaborating against Human Trafficking: Cross-Sector Challenges and Practices. Monday, December 7, 3:30-5pm in Communications 206.

Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences: Jacob T. Vanderplas (Director of Research in the Physical Sciences for University of Washington's eScience institute), "Statistics for Hackers." Wednesday, December 9, 12:30-1:30pm in Savery 409.

CLASS Center Workshare: Erin Adam (PhD Candidate, Political Science, UW), "Queering Rights: Bridging Barriers through Local LGBTQ and Immigrant Rights Coalitions." Friday, December 11, 12-1:30pm in Smith M261.

 

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