Week of February 4, 2019

Department of Political Science Bulletin, February 4, 2019

Holiday reminder: The University will be closed on Monday, February 18, for the George Washington’s Birthday (Presidents’ Day) holiday.

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Emily K. Gade, Mike Gabbay (UW – APL) and Mohammed Hafez (Naval Postgraduate School) published an article entitled "Fratricide in Rebel Movements: A Network Analysis of Syrian Militant Infighting" in the Journal of Peace Research. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0022343318806940

Nothing particularly interesting happened to Tony Gill this week, but he did create conference posters for his upcoming presentations at ASREC and the Public Choice Society's annual happenings.  These works of art are viewable on his office door.

Scott Lemieux has published a couple of pieces this week. First, in City and State: “The High Stakes of NYC’s U.S. Supreme Court Gun Control Case.”
And for the AAUP's Acadame magazine: “The Campus PC Panic.”

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

Winter Political Science Faculty Panel with James Long, Susan Whiting, and John Wilkerson: “Corruption in Comparative Perspective”. Wednesday, February 6, 5:30–7:00pm, Gowen Hall room 201. Coordinated by Pi Sigma Alpha. The event is free but, given the limited seating capacity, the audience will need to reserve their seats here.

The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies, as part of the Labor Studies Workshare Series, presents Mathieu Dubeau and Riddhi Mehta-Neugebauer (PhD Candidates, UW Political Science), “Academia's Promise: Upward Mobility or Elite Revolving Door?” on Friday, February 8, 12:30–2:00pm, Smith Hall, Room 40-A.  The paper will be circulated to the attendees a week in advance of the workshare. Participants are expected to read the paper before the meeting and be prepared for a discussion. Please feel free to bring your lunch.  Coffee and cookies will be served.  To register for the workshare and receive the paper, please e-mail hbcls@uw.edu .

Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics.  Calvin Garner (PhD Student UW): Talk Title TBD. Thursday, February 14, 2019, 1:30–3:00pm, Gowen Hall room 1A (Olson Room).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium.  Aila Matanock (UC Berkeley): "Inviting Intervention: Statebuilding by Delegating Security". Discussant: UW Ph.D student Christianna Parr Friday, February 15, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm. Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

Professor Mark Alan Smith will be giving a talk, "How Intellectual Dishonesty Has Improved Christianity and Islam," on Friday, February 22, 1:30–3:00pm, Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

The Department of Political Science presents: Suzanne Mettler (Cornell University), “The Government Citizen-Citizen Disconnect.” Friday, February 22, 6:00–7:30pm in the Walker-Ames Room, Kane Hall. There will be a reception prior to the lecture, at 5:30pm, also in the Walker-Ames Room.

University of Washington International Security Colloquium.  Bree Bang-Jensen (UW Political Science Ph.D. student): Talk title TBD. Discussant: UW Ph.D student Hanjie Wang. Friday, March 8, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm. Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics.  Will Gochberg (PhD Student UW): Talk title TBD. Friday, April 5, 2019, 1:30–3:00pm, Gowen Hall room 1A (Olson Room).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium. Sarah Parkinson (Johns Hopkins University): Talk title TBD. Friday, April 19, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm. Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium. Christopher Colligan (UW Political Science Ph.D. student): “Identity and Innovation”. Friday, May 3, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm. Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room).

Simpson Center for the Humanities; Department of Political Science; Middle East Center; Program on Ethics; Comparative Religion Program; and Department of Law, Societies & Justice present: Andrew March (University of Massachusetts, Amherst). “The Caliphate of Man: The Invention of Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought”. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 12–1:30 pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

The Committee on China-US Dialogue presents: Shi Yinhong (Professor of International Relations, Renmin University of China; Counselor, State Council of the People’s Republic of China), “China-US Rivalry: Past and Future”. With UW discussants from the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies: David Bachman, Don Hellmann, Chris Jones, and Clark Sorensen. Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 4:00–6:00pm, William H. Gates Hall, room 138.

 

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