Week of October 17, 2016


Debate watching parties at UW Libraries:

Watch the debate on the big screen with the UW community. Please join us, and invite your students! 6:00 – 7:30pm, Wednesday, October 19 Odegaard 220 and Media Arcade, Allen 318F


Jim Caporaso and Kevin Aslett published an article in the Economies journal. The article is titled: “Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Why the Eurozone Will Survive." http://www.mdpi.com/2227-7099/4/4/21

Brian Greenhill, Nives Dolsak, and Aseem Prakash, "Confronting the Adaptation Taboo: How Information on Climate Change Adaptation Costs Influences Support for Mitigation," presented at the 2nd Annual conference of Environmental Politics and Governance, Gerzensee, Switzerland, June 16-18, 2016.

Kendra Dupuy and Aseem Prakash, "Do Donors Reduce Bilateral Aid to Countries with Restrictive NGO Laws?:A Panel Study, 1993-2012" presented at the 112th Annual  APSA conference, Philadelphia, September 1-4, 2016

Christopher Heurlin (Bowdoin College and past PoliSci graduate student) has had his book accepted for publication. It is titled: “Responsive Authoritarianism in China: Land, Protests, and Policy Making.” Cambridge, 2016.

Kimberley Manning (Concordia and past Polisci graduate student) has just published a book titled: “Revolutionary Attachments: Party Families and the Gendered Origins of Chinese State Power.” Cornell, in press.


Political Science Practice Job Talk: Erin Adam, "Intersectional Coalitions: The Paradoxes of Rights-Based Movement Building in LGBTQ and Immigrant Communities." Monday, October 17, 2:30-4pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

University of Washington International Security Colloquium: Stefano Recchia (Lecturer of International Relations, University of Cambridge), “Status-Enhancing Multilateralism: France in Africa Since 1994.” Graduate discussant Christopher Colligan (Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, UW). Friday, October 21, 11:30-1pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).

Political Science Practice Job Talk: Filiz Kahraman "A New Era for Labor Activism? Strategic Mobilization of Human Rights against Blacklisting." Monday, October 24 and Thursday, October 27, from 3:30-5pm in Smith 40A.

SR-SCP:Hind Ahmed Zaki (Ph.D. candidate, Political Science, UW), “Polarization as potential? Islamist and Secular Quests for Women's Rights in Tunisia's Post-Revolutionary Constitution.” Faculty discussant Sabine Lang (Associate Professor, Jackson School, UW). Friday, October 28, 12:00-1:20pm in the Olson Room (Gowen 1A).


JSDE Seminar: Lena Edlund (Professor, Economics, Columbia University), "All You Need is Love." Monday, October 17, 11-12:30pm in Savery 410.

Global Mondays: Randi Hedin, Esq. (Part Time Lecturer, UW Law), "Sustainable Development Work in Senegal - Putting Theory into Practice." Monday, October 17, 12:30-1:20 in William H. Gates Hall Room 117. Lunch served. All are welcome. No RSVP needed. Hosted by UW Law Global Affairs and the Visiting Scholars Program.

Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality & Race (WISIR) Lecture: Cristina Beltrán (Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and Director of Latino Studies, New York University), "When Passion Trumps: The Latino Vote in 2016 and the Republican Melodrama of Loss." Monday, October 17, 12-1:30pm in the Petersen Room, Allen Library, Room 485. Co-sponsored by the Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity (CCDE). http://depts.washington.edu/wisir/events/

West Coast Poverty Center Seminar: Callie Burt (Sociology, UW), "Racial Discrimination, Racial Socialization, and Crime: A Social Schematic Theory of Risk and Resilience across the Life Course" Monday, October 17, 12:30-1:30pm at the School of Social Work, Room 305. Q&A until 2pm.

Harry Bridges Center: Michael Hardt (Professor, Literature, Duke University), "Where Have All the Leaders Gone? Social Movements and Public Scholarship." Tuesday, October 18, 6-7:30 in Discovery Hall, Room 162.

History Department: UW Professors Arbella Bet-Shlimon (History), Megan Francis (Political Science), Moon-Ho Jung (History), LaTasha Levy (American Ethnic Studies), Carolyn Piñedo-Turnovsky (American Ethnic Studies), and Joshua Reid (History) will come together to discuss, "Why Race Matters: U.S. Politics in the 2016 Elections." Tuesday, October 18, 4pm at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (3931 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105).

Southeast Asia Center Symposium: "Approaches to Religious Violence, Radicalism, and Deradicalization: Perspectives from the US and Indonesia." Tuesday, October 18, 9:30-2pm in Odegaard 220. Sponsored by the Southeast Asia Center and Indonesian Consular Office (San Francisco). https://jsis.washington.edu/seac/events/?trumbaEmbed=eventid%3D120918592%26view%3Devent%26-childview%3D

West Coast Poverty Center Seminar: Amy Bailey (Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago), "They Expect More From You: Working Class Transitions to Adulthood." Friday, October 21, 12:30-1:30pm at Raitt Hall, Room 121. Co-sponsored with Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology (CSDE).

Institute for Humane Studies: Michael Thomas (Professor, Economics, Creighton University), "Taxes as Country Club Dues." Friday, October 21, 3:30-5pm in Gowen 201. Sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies, the Washington Policy Center’s Young Professionals at UW, and the ISI Reading Group.

Global Mondays: Anyieth D’Awol (Founder of the ROOTS Project and of Citizens for Peace and Justice, South Sudan), "Economic Empowerment of South Sudanese Women and Communities." Monday, October 24, 12:30-1:20 in William H. Gates Hall Room 117. Lunch served. All are welcome. No RSVP needed.