Week of January 14, 2019

Department of Political Science Bulletin, January 14, 2019


Nives Dolšak and Aseem Prakash. Climate movement should focus on winning 2020 presidential elections. The Hill, January 4, 2019.


Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics: Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro (Brown University), title TBD. Friday, January 18, 2019, 12:00–1:30pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium: Craig Parsons (University of Oregon), "Polanyian Muscles in Hayekian Brussels: The European Union's Economic Authority in Comparative Perspective". Friday, January 25, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm, Gowen Hall 1A (Olson Room). Discussant: UW Ph.D student Travis Nelson.

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).


The Center for West European Studies and the European Union Center at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Niko Switek (DAAD Visiting Assistant Professor for German Studies at the Department of Political Science and Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies) will present a talk, "Germany after Merkel". Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 1:30 to 2:30 in Thomson Hall room 317

Wednesday, January 23: 6th Annual University of Washington Labor Studies Social. 4:00pm–6:00pm. UW HUB, Room 344, UW Seattle. RSVP requested.

Join the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies for our sixth annual meet-and-greet dedicated to networking faculty and students at the University of Washington.

  • Meet other faculty and students interested in Labor Studies from departments across campus
  • Learn more about scholarships and research grants opportunities
  • Learn about internship opportunities with local labor organizations
  • Meet Seattle area labor leaders
  • Enjoy drinks and refreshments!

Founded in 1992, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies supports research, teaching and community outreach at the University of Washington in order to promote the study of labor in all of its facets - locally, nationally, and worldwide.

RSVPs are not required, but are requested. To RSVP, contact the Bridges Center at 206-543-7946, or e-mail hbcls@uw.edu

Please send newsletter items to Jerry (kohlj@uw.edu) by noon on Thursdays.