Week of February 10, 2020

Department of Political Science Bulletin, February 10, 2020

Holiday reminder: The University of Washington will be closed on Monday, February 17, for the George Washington’s Birthday (Presidents’ Day) holiday


"Do Donors Reduce Bilateral Aid to Countries with Restrictive NGO Laws?: A Panel Study, 1993–2012," co-authored by Kendra Dupuy and Aseem Prakash, has been selected as "Editors’ Choice, Top Articles from 2018–2019, A Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Virtual Special Issue." Free download is available here.


The Department of Political Science and the Center for West European Studies present Prof. Dr. Michael Kaeding (Institute for Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany): “Political Equality Without Social Equality? Social Distortion of Low Voter Turnout in the European Elections 2019 Across Nine European Capitals”. Tuesday, February 11, 2:00–3:30 pm, Gowen 1A (The Olson Room).

The Department of Political Science presents Loren Collingwood (UC Riverside) and Benjamin Gonzales O'Brien (San Diego State), “Sanctuary Cities: The Politics of Refuge”, a talk by two Ph.D. alumni of our department about their book, just published by Oxford University Press. Thursday, February 20, 2020, 12:30–2:00pm, Gowen 1A (The Olson Room).


The Ellison Center presents "Destination Europe 2020", a one-day event showcasing the research and innovation culture in Europe and the opportunities available to researchers from anywhere in the world who are interested in working in Europe. A joint initiative of the European Union and its Member States, Destination Europe 2020 will take place on the eve of the 2020 annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Seattle. Thursday, February 13, HUB Lyceum (Room 160).

The Ellison Center presents Ben Tromly (University of Puget Sound) talking about his book, "Cold War Exiles and the CIA: Plotting to Free Russia". Thursday, February 20, 2020, 3:30–5:00 PM, Thomson Hall, 317.



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