Week of January 25, 2021

Department of Political Science Bulletin, January 25, 2021

Today’s bulletin is also posted on our website: https://www.polisci.washington.edu/newsletter 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Political Science COVID-19 Prevention Plan is also located on our website. If you come to campus, you are required to review the plan and take the UW General COVID-19 safety training. You must fill out the COVID-19 attestation in Workday on each day you come to campus.

 

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Victor Menaldo and  James Long’s podcast featuring Megan Francis, “Why is this Happening?”. Neither Free Nor Fair (Political Economy Forum), January 16, 2021

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

Severyns Ravenholt Seminar in Comparative Politics presents Ryan Goehrung (University of Washington) “The Price of Marriage and Women's Political Representation”, Friday, February 5, 2021, 1:30-3:00pm via Zoom. E-mail Kenya Amano via srscp@uw.edu for Zoom link.

Center for Environmental Politics: Matthew Auer (University of Georgia), Covid-19 Crisis Communications: The Challenge for Environmental Organizations”, Friday, February 12,2021, 12:00-1:30PM. Email Jeffery Grove via jgrove91@uw.edu for Zoom link.

  

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

44th Annual University Faculty Lecture: Jacqueline McMurtrie (UW Law School), “Stand with the Innocent: Wrongful Convictions and Criminal Justice Reform”, Thursday, January 28, 2021, 5:30-6:30pm. Register now

EU Democracy Forum: Justin Greenwood (Robert Gordon University) “EU Trilogues: Challenges for Democracy?”, Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 12:00-1:00PM on Zoom. Register here.

Protest, Race and Citizenship across African Worlds from the African Studies Program: Surer Mohamed (University of Cambridge) “Reconstruction, Reconsidered: Belonging and Urban Contestation In Mogadishu's 'Building Boom'”, Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 12:00-1:30PM via Zoom. Moderated by Leela Fernandes (University of Washington). Co-sponsored by the Department of History. RSVP at this link.

Comparative Humanitarianism from the Simpson Center: Amira Mittermaier (University of Toronto) and Sienna R. Craig (Dartmouth College), TBA, Thursday, February 4, 2021, 3:30-4:30PM via Zoom. Funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and part of the Sawyer Seminar Humanitarianisms: Migrations and Care Through the Global South 2020-2021. Register here

Comparative Humanitarianism from the Simpson Center: Basit Kareen Iqbal (McMaster University) and China Scherz (University of Virgini) TBA, Thursday, February 18, 2021, 3:30-4:30PM via Zoom. Funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and part of the Sawyer Seminar Humanitarianisms: Migrations and Care Through the Global South 2020-2021. Register here

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