Week of June 3, 2019

Department of Political Science Bulletin, June 3, 2019


The Political Science Department Convocation will take place on Thursday, June 13, from 10:00–11:30 am in the Husky Union Building Ballroom (HUB 2nd floor). Participating faculty and graduate students should arrive at the south end of ballroom at 9:30 for instructions.

This will be our LAST bulletin until Fall Quarter. Have a great summer!!


In the recent period, Lance Bennett gave a talk to the political science faculty seminar at University of Granada, Spain. The topic was “Social Media and Movement-Party Communication in the European Radical Right” He also gave a talk on “A Short History of Citizen Participation in the EU” at a symposium on the EU elections at University of Granada. This week in Dubrovnik, Croatia, Lance gave a keynote at a conference of the IPSA joint research committees on political communication and e-government: “Beyond Filter Bubbles: The Rise of Anti-Democratic Public Spheres.”

Tony Gill Tony Gill went au naturel with an article on AIER entitled "Should Hikers Pay for Their Own Rescue?"  The answer may surprise you!

Tony Gill served as discussant and faculty mentor at the Institute for Religion, Economics, and Society at Chapman University on May 31 and June 1.  He also designed the conference poster known as IRESPALOOZA (visible outside Gowen 25).  An inflatable globe helped in the mentoring process.


The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington presents the final event in the Trump in the World series, a Roundtable Discussion, on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 4:30–6:20pm, Kane Hall (KNE), room 110.