Week of March 2, 2015


Rachel Cichowski presented a paper, "Legal Mobilization and Human Rights Governance" at the Legal Mobilization in Germany and the EU conference held at York University, Toronto, Canada February 13.

Nora Webb Williams. “Observing protest: media use and student involvement on 7 April 2010 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.” Central Asian Survey. Forthcoming; published online 11 February 2015. Available here: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02634937.2015.1007663

Travis Nelson presented his paper "States, Institutions, and Crises: an Investigation of European Economic Cooperation" at the International Studies Association Annual Conference in New Orleans.

David Lucas presented his paper “Responsibility to Reflect” at ISA 2015 Conference in New Orleans.

Christopher Adolph, Vanessa Quince, and Aseem Prakash presented at the ISA Conference. "The Shanghai Effect: Do Exports to China Affect Labor Practices in Africa?"

Nives Dolsak and Aseem Prakash presented at the ISA Conference. "Join the Club: How Domestic NGOs Induce Participation in the Covenant of Mayors Program."


Joint Seminar in Development Economics: Cesi Cruz (Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of British Columbia), "Incumbent Advantage, Voter Information and Vote Buying." Monday, March 2, 11‐12:30pm in the Parrington Forum (PAR 309). All talks are free and open to the public. Hosted by the Department of Economics, the Information School, and the Evans School.

Center for Human Rights: Hannah Owusu‐Koranteng [Deputy Executive Director, Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM)‐Ghana] and Joanna Manu (farmer, community activist, and District Assembly representative from southwest Ghana), "Fighting the Natural Resource Curse: Women Activists on the Frontlines." Monday, March 2, 6‐8pm in Thomson 101. Sponsored by: Oxfam America, Seattle Oxfam Action Corps, UW: Center for Human Rights, Center for Global Studies, African Studies, Evans School of Public Affairs, Law, Societies, and Justice Program, and the Evans School Student Organization.

Middle East Center: Sarah Eltantawi (Assistant Professor, Comparative Religion, Evergreen State College), "An Investigation of the 'Political Theology' of the Muslim Brotherhood." Tuesday, March 3, 12:30‐1:20pm in Thomson 317.

10th Annual Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lectures: Kristina Olson (Assistant Professor of Psychology, UW) and Michelle Hebl (Professor of Psychology, Rice University), "Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Understanding LGBT Inequities in America Today." Wednesday, March 4, 7pm in Kane 130. Free, but advance registration is required. To register: http://goo.gl/6AgMy6


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