Week of May 6, 2019

Department of Political Science Bulletin, May 6, 2019


Nives Dolšak, Aseem Prakash, and Sarah Tucker. "Are Climate Action Supporters Avoiding the Green New Deal Label?" Forbes.com, May 1, 2019. (Sarah Tucker is an undergraduate student double-majoring in political science and LSJ).


Professor Nancy Fraser of the New School for Social Research will visit the University of Washington as the Katz Distinguished Lecturer on the week of May 6–10.  She will deliver the Katz lecture on Wednesday, May 8, at 7 pm, in Kane 120 on the topic, "What Should Socialism Mean in the 21st Century?"  The next day, Thursday, May 9, she will deliver a joint Philosophy/Political Science colloquium from 3:30 to 5:00 in HUB 334, titled "Is Capitalism Necessarily Racist?”

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 Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, Jackson School of International Studies, presents the Herbert J. Ellison Lecture, by Ambassador Pamela Spratlen, “Three Decades after Independence from Moscow: Change and Stability in Central Asia”. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7:00–8:30pm, HUB, room 145.



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