Week of January 27, 2020

Department of Political Science Bulletin, January 27, 2020

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Tony Gill just secured two small grants from the Institute of Humane Studies for conference travel as well as travel funding for his joint project on gifting (with Michael Thomas of Creighton University).  That means, just like Waylon Jennings, Omaha will be weighing heavy on his mind.

Nives Dolšak and Aseem Prakash. "The Climate Leadership Race: Microsoft’s Climate Moonshot and Amazon’s Climate Pledge," Forbes.com, January 17, 2020.

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

UWISC presents Christopher Colligan (UW PhD Candidate): “Identity and Innovation,” with discussant Jon Beck (also UW PhD candidate). Friday, January 31, 2020, 12:00–1:30pm, Gowen Hall room 1A (The Olson Room)

The Center for Environmental Politics presents Trina Hamilton (Department of Geography, State University of New York at Buffalo), “Sustainable Cities Need More Than Parks, Cafes and a Riverwalk: Environmental Cleanup and Industrial Retention in Greenpoint, Brooklyn”. Friday, February 7, 2020, 12:00–1:00pm, Gowen 1A (The Olson Room).

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies, the Middle East Center, and the Department of Communication present Daniel Estrin (National Public Radio International Correspondent): “Behind the Scenes with NPR’s Correspondent in Jerusalem”. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 7:30pm, Kane Hall 130. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/36q6fUO

 

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