Week of March 2, 2020

Department of Political Science Bulletin, March 2, 2020

FACULTY AND GRADUATE STUDENTS PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Ellen Ahlness' article, "The Legacy of the Ting: Viking Justice, Egalitarianism, and Modern Scandinavian Regional Governance" was published in World History Connected 17(1).

POLITICAL SCIENCE TALKS/SEMINARS:

The Center for Environmental Politics presents Sikina Jinnah (UC Santa Cruz), “Climate Engineering: A Proposal for Immediate Governance”. Friday, March 6, 12:00–1:30pm in Gowen 1A (The Olson Room).

The Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality and Race (WISIR) presents Dennis Young, “Spaces of Control: Immigrant Detention, Racial Capitalism, and the Carceral State." A short presentation followed by a discussion will be held on Friday, March 6, 1:30–2:30pm in Smith 40A.

OTHER DEPARTMENT TALKS/SEMINARS:

The Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies and the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies present Michael McFaul (President Barack Obama's adviser on Russian affairs and former U.S. Ambassador to Russia): “From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia”. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 7:30–9:00pm, Kane Hall, Room 130. THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, but CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. Each individual RSVP guarantees you one seat. Arrive early as there will be a check-in table. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Unclaimed seats will be released at 7:15 PM. Register by: April 30, 2020 5:00 PM Pacific Time

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