Week of February 12, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The University of Washington will be closed on Monday, February 19th, for President’s Day.

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Sean Kim Butorac. "Hannah Arendt, James Baldwin, and the Politics of Love." Forthcoming in Political Research Quarterly.

Aseem Prakash and Joshua Eastin. "Why is India ‘missing’ 63 million women — even though development is roaring?" Washington Post's Monkey Cage, February 8, 2018 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/02/08/why-is-ind...

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

University of Washington International Security Colloquium: Jack Levy (Professor, Political Science, Rutgers University), "Economic Interdependence and the First World War." Friday, February 16th in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

Professionalization Series Workshop: Political Science Professors Victor Menaldo, Sophia Jordán Wallace, and Geoff Wallace will make a brief presentation about “The Ins and Outs of Conferences” followed by an open-ended Q&A discussion. Friday, February 23, 1:30-3:00PM in the Olson Room (GWN 1A). Please RSVP by Monday, February 19.

Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics: Tan Zhao (Political Science, PhD Candidate, UW), "TBD." Friday, February 23, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

UWISC: Emilie Hafner-Burton (John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of International Justice and Human Rights, School of Global Policy & Strategy, UC San Diego), " Predictability versus Flexibility: Secrecy in International Investment Arbitration." Friday, March 2nd in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

Political Science Winter Faculty Panel: Professors Chris Parker (Professor, Political Science, UW) and Jonas Linde (Professor, Political Science, U of Bergen and visiting scholar at the UW), “Has Trumpism Gone Global?” Tuesday, March 6th from 4:30-6pm in Thomson 101. Please visit our website for more details and to rsvp: https://goo.gl/FYGTDj

Center for Environmental Politics: Emily Vraga (Professor, Political Communication, George Mason University), "Exploring Contentious Scientific Issues on Social Media." Friday, March 9, 12-1:30pm in Smith Hall, Room 40A.

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

Southeast Asia Center: Vicente L. Rafael (Giovanni and Ann Costigan Endowed Professor of History, UW), "Humanizing the Inhuman: Photographing the Philippine Drug War." Tuesday, February 13, 4:30-6:30pm in Thomson 101.

Media Publics Research Group Lecture: Benedict Stork (Lecturer, Film Studies, Seattle University), "Images of Police and the Inscription of Fear." Friday, February 16, 3:30-5pm in Communications 202.

Winter Saturday University Individual Lecture: Takashi Fujitani (Professor, Asia-Pacific Studies and Professor of History, University of Toronto), “Racism, Vulgar and Polite: The Discriminatory Inclusion of Koreans as Japanese and Japanese as Americans during WWII.” Saturday, February 17 from 10-11:30am at Seattle University, Pigott Auditorium. $5 for SAM members and $10 general admission. Held in partnership with the University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies, Seattle University, and the Elliott Bay Book Company.

Health Alliance International: Adam Smith (Congressional Representative, Washington's Ninth District), Kate Kizer (Policy Director at Win Without War), Kate Gould (Legislative Director for Middle East Policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation), and Aisha Jumaan (Yemeni-American Activist, President of Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation) will present on the topic of, "Bombs, the Blockade, and the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen." Amy Hagopian (Associate Professor, School of Public Health, UW) will serve as moderator. Thursday, February 22, 4:30-6pm in Kane Hall, Room 110. Event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by: Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies; Center for Global Studies; Middle East Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington; Department of Global Health, University of Washington; Health Alliance International; Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation; Roots of Conflict.

Winter Saturday University Individual Lecture: Azeem Ibrahim (Research Professor, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College and Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Policy in Washington), "Rohingya: The World’s Most Persecuted Minority." Saturday, February 24th from 10-11:30am at Seattle University, Pigott Auditorium. $5 for SAM members and $10 general admission. Held in partnership with the University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies, Seattle University, and the Elliott Bay Book Company.

Middle East Center: Esra Bakkalbaşioğlu (Ph.D. Candidate, Interdisciplinary Program in Near and Middle Eastern Studies, UW), "Politics of Infrastructure: Minorities’ Access to Water and Electricity in Turkey and Israel." Monday, February 26, 12:30-1:30pm in Thomson 317.

South Asia Center: Amanda Snellinger (researches mainstream politics, activism, protest movements, youth, and political and legal change in Nepal), "Scalar Politics: Techniques of Accumulating Political Influence." Tuesday, February 27, 4:30-5:30pm in Thomson 317.

UW Ukrainian Studies Talk: Serhii Plokhy (Professor, Ukrainian History, Harvard), "Lost Kingdom: Ukraine and the Search for Russian Borders." Friday, March 2, 1-2:30pm in the Allen Auditorium, Room G81L.

Winter Saturday University Individual Lecture: Lucinda Ramberg (Professor, Anthropology, Cornell University), “’We Were Always Buddhist:’ Caste Emancipation and Sexual Politics in South India.” Saturday, March 3rd from 10-11:30am at Seattle University, Pigott Auditorium. $5 for SAM members and $10 general admission. Held in partnership with the University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies, Seattle University, and the Elliott Bay Book Company.

Jackson School Lecture: Kang Dongkook (Professor, Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University), "Rethinking Tradition and Modernity in East Asian Political Thought: The Functions of Spheres of Thought in Modern Korea." Wednesday, March 7, 3:30-5pm in Communications, Room 226.