Week of March 1, 2021

Department of Political Science Bulletin, March 1, 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:

Nives Dolsak, Aseem Prakash, and Nathan Shih. "Carbon-free electricity requires policies to build and finance transmission and storage." Forbes.com, February 21.

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

Global Law & Politics Network Workshop presents Monika Nalepa (University of Chicago) in discussion with Terry Chapman (University of Texas- Austin), “Transitional Justice Against Agents of Repression and the Threat of Regime Change”, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 8:00-9:00AM via Zoom.  Register for the paper and zoom link to the workshop here.

Center for Environmental Politics presents Lazarus Adua (University of Utah), "The Paradoxical Environmental Consequences of Energy Efficiency Improvement", Friday, March 5, 2021, 12:00-1:30PM. Email Jeffrey Grove via jgrove91@uw.edu for Zoom link.

UWISC presents Kelebogile Zvobgo (William and Mary), “Confronting Truth: Representing Justice in Transitional Democracies”, Friday, March 5, 2021, 1:30-3:00pm via Zoom. Discussant: Morgan Wack (UW-Political Science graduate student). Zoom invitation from Bree Bang-Jensen via uwisc@uw.edu

UWISC presents Bree Bang-Jensen (University of Washington), “Exit from International Agreements”, April 2, 2021, 1:30-3:00pm via Zoom. Zoom invitation from Bree Bang-Jensen via uwisc@uw.edu

Global Law & Politics Network Workshop presents Lucia Tiscornia (CIDE) in discussion with Rebecca Reid (University of Texas- El Paso), “Policing the Urban Poor: Support for Punitiveness and Police Violence in a Latin American City”, Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 8:00-9:00AM via Zoom.  Register for the paper and zoom link to the workshop here.

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

Talking Gender in the EU: Laura Dean (Millikin University), “Political Ethnography with a Gender Lens in the Latvian Parliament”, Monday, March 1, 2021, 12:00-1:00PM via Zoom. The Talking Gender in the EU lecture series is sponsored by the Center for West European Studies, the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, the EU Erasmus+ Program, the Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, and the Center for Global Studies.  Register here

Protest, Race and Citizenship across African Worlds from the African Studies Program: Mohamed Abumaye (California State University, San Marcos) “Policing Somali Refugees: Somali Refugee Resistance to State Violence”, Wednesday, March 3, 12:00-1:30PM via Zoom. Moderated by Leela Fernandes (University of Washington). Co-sponsored by the Center for Human Rights. RSVP at this link.

Protest, Race and Citizenship across African Worlds from the African Studies Program: Elleni Centime Zeleke (Columbia University) “Ethiopia in Theory, Theory as Memoir”, Wednesday, March 17, 12:00-1:30PM via Zoom. Moderated by Leela Fernandes (University of Washington). RSVP at this link.

 

 

 

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