Week of January 21, 2019

Department of Political Science Bulletin, January 21, 2019


Scott Lemieux has had a few things go up recently. For NBC News:




And for Reuters:



The Center for Environmental Politics and the EarthLab present, in the Doug and Maggie Walker Environmental Conversations series: Sally Jewell (former Secretary of the Interior), “Greening Businesses: Opportunities and Challenges”. Tuesday, January 22, 4:00–6:00, in the Petersen Room, Allen Library.

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.

Prof. Dave Hebert (Dept. of Economics. Aquinas College). “The Political Economy of Love, Dating, and Marriage.” Friday, January 25, 2019, 2:30–4:00pm, 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 from 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.

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 Committee on China-U.S. Dialogue presents: Nicholas R. Lardy (Anthony M. Solomon Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics), “State Resurgence: End of Reform?” Thursday, January 24, 5:30–7:30pm, William H. Gates Hall, Room 138. UW Discussants: Susan Whiting (Political Science), Dongsheng Zang (School of Law), and David Bachman (Jackson School of International Studies). A ticket is required for this event: Eventbrite.

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


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