Week of May 13, 2019

Department of Political Science Bulletin, May 13, 2019


Kevin Aslett has accepted a three-year post-doctoral position at New York University working in the Social Media and Political Participation (SMaPP) lab.

Christianna Parr and Yusri Supiyan received Henry Luce Foundation grants to attend the Annual Southeast Asian Research Group (SEAREG) meeting at the University of British Columbia. Christianna presented a poster on ASEAN's environmental policy engagement and together they ate a lot of delicious Singaporean food.

Susan Whiting's co-authored article "A Long View of Resilience in the Chengdu Plain, China," appears in the current issue of the Journal of Asian Studies. It examines governance factors, including property rights regimes, among others, in explaining ecosystem resilience and highlighting threats to resilience from current policy.


Simpson Center for the Humanities; Department of Political Science; Middle East Center; Program on Ethics; Comparative Religion Program; and Department of Law, Societies & Justice present: Andrew March (University of Massachusetts, Amherst). “The Caliphate of Man: The Invention of Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought”. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 12–1:30 pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium. Aimée Fox (King's College London): “A Race against the Clock. Innovation, Learning, and the Politics of Command in the British Army: Then and Now”. Discussant: Shihao Han (UW Ph.D. student). Friday, May 31, 2019, 12:00–1:20pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).


The Department of American Ethnic Studies presents UW Professor Carolyn Pinedo-Turnovsky, reading from her new book, Daily Labors: Marketing Identity and Bodies on a New York City Street Corner. Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 2:30–4:00pm, Communications room 202. Reception to follow.

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