Week of May 27, 2019

Department of Political Science Bulletin, May 27, 2019

 The Department of Political Science annual end-of-year reception, celebrating graduate student awards and other departmental accomplishments over the past academic year, will be on Friday, June 7, 2019, from 4:00–6:00pm in the Colleen Room of the University of Washington Club. Beverages and appetizers will be provided. Please RSVP by Thursday, May 30th!


Tony Gill penned a little ditty called "Is Big Oil Really Manipulating Prices?" over at the American Institute for Economic Research.  We're talking petroleum, not peanut oil.

Tony Gill served as a moderator and discussant for a panel on "Religion and Freedom" at the Mont Pelerin Society's regional meetings in Fort Worth, TX on May 21.  He was also able to stop at Buc-ee's and purchase a brisket sandwich and Buc-ee's apparel.


Niko Switek is giving a talk on US-German relations "Trade Deficit, NATO Dues, Refugee Policies – Partner and Ally Germany in the Spotlight of Trump's Criticism" on Tuesday May 28, 2019, 4:30–6:00pm, Kane Hall, as part of the Jackson School lecture series "Trump in the World".

The Bridges Center presents a Labor Studies Workshare: "Inside the Velvet Sweatshop: Paradigms and Paradoxes of High-Tech Labor," with Margaret O'Mara, Professor, UW History. Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 12pm–1:30pm, Smith Hall (SMI) Room 306.  More information can be found on their events calendar:  https://labor.washington.edu/research/events

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 UW South Asia Center presents: The 2019 India Elections: Reactions and Analyses: A Panel Discussion. Panelists include: Sunila Kale (Associate Professor of International Studies, Director of UW's South Asia Center and Chair of the South Asia program), Anand Yang (Professor of History and International Studies and Chair of UW's Department of History), Radhika Govindrajan (Assistant Professor of Anthropology and International Studies), and Amita Baviskar (Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi. Stanford FSI-Humanities Center International Visitor, 2018–19). Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 4:30pm, in the Husky Union Building (HUB) room 145.



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