Week of February 5, 2018


Megan Ming Francis was spotlighted in the Faculty Friday section of The Whole U on January 12th. To read the article, visit: https://goo.gl/bcZfkR

Sijeong Lim and Aseem Prakash. From Quality Control to Labor Protection: ISO 9001 and Workplace Safety, 1993-2012. Global Policy. 8: 66-77. (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1758-5899.12408/full)


Center for Environmental Politics: Maria Carmen Lemos (University of Michigan), "Models of Knowledge Usability in Support of Climate Adaptation." Friday, February 9, 12-1:30pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium: Jack Levy (Professor, Political Science, Rutgers University), "Economic Interdependence and the First World War." Friday, February 16, 2018 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).


Global Mondays Lecture Series: Daina Bray (General Counsel for International Fund for Animal Welfare), "Representing International Nonprofits: General Counsel of International Fund for Animal Welfare." Monday, February 5, 12:30-1:20pm in the William H. Gates Hall, Room 117. Refreshments served. Contact Dana Raigrodski, draigrod@uw.edu

Joint Seminar in Development Economics: Dan Björkegren (Professor, Economics, Brown University), "Competition in Network Industries: Evidence from Mobile Telecommunications in Rwanda." Monday, February 5, 11-12:30pm in Savery 410.

American Ethnic Studies Job Talk: Alina Méndez (PhD in History, UC San Diego), "'A Typical "Wetback" Village:' How the Bracero Program Outsourced Labor Social Reproduction to Mexico." Monday, February 5, at 3:30PM in Communications 226. Contact aes@uw.edu for info. 

History Colloquium: Matthew Mosca (Professor, History, UW), "The 'Barbarian Question' in the Qing Spatial Worldview." Purnima Dhavan (Professor, History, UW) will act as respondent. Tuesday, February 6, 3:30-5pm in Smith 306.

UW East Asia Center: A conversation with Chang Tieh-Chih (prominent Taiwanese political critic), Jeff Hou (Professor and chair of Landscape Architecture, UW), and James Lin (Assistant professor, JSIS, UW) on "Why Taiwan?" Tuesday, February 6, 7-9pm in the Walker Ames Room (Kane 225).

UW Alumni Association: Riki Thompson (Professor, Writing Studies, UW Tacoma), "Drinks & Dialogue: Bridging the Divide." Tuesday, February 6, 6-8:30PM at the Central Cinema (1411 21st Ave., Seattle, 98122). General admission is $7, UWAA members is $5. Register by February 2. 

Stroum Center for Jewish Studies: Judah Bernstein (Adjunct Lecturer, Rutgers University and faculty fellow, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America), "Looking at the Irish with Envy: American Zionism and the Uses of Irish Nationalism." Wednesday, February 7, 11:30-1pm in Thomson 317. This is a brown bag lunch event – bring a lunch to enjoy during the talk.

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.

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.