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Lecture: Defamation or Dirty Laundry? Income Inequality Encourages Politicians to Conceal Vote-Buying

Tue Mar 15, 2016 12:30PM - 2:00PM • Hesburgh Center for International Studies, C103 • Calendars: Main

The Kellogg Institute for International Studies welcomes Dan Pemstein, Assistant Professor of Political Science at North Dakota State University as he presents “Defamation or Dirty Laundry? Income Inequality Encourages Politicians to Conceal Vote-Buying”.

When do elected politicians attempt to censor information about their vote-buying efforts? We develop a formal model that explains how variation in income within democracies affects politicians’ incentives, both to buy votes, and to limit public access to information about such activity. We test the model’s predictions using clientelism and censorship data from a variety of sources, including the Varieties of Democracy project and internet firm transparency reports.…

Niemeyer Lecture Series: Two Models of Political Community

Tue Mar 15, 2016 4:30PM - 7:15PM • Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies • Calendars: Main and Political Theory Colloquium

The University of Notre Dame’s Political Theory program presents the Niemeyer Lectures in Political Philosophy, featuring Jeremy Waldron, University Professor and Professor of Law at New York University. Professor Waldron will deliver a series of four lectures on “The Principle of Proximity” on four evenings in March.…

Niemeyer Lecture Series: The Importance of Proximity

Wed Mar 16, 2016 4:30PM - 7:15PM • Auditorium of Hesburgh Center for International Studies • Calendars: Main and Political Theory Colloquium

The University of Notre Dame’s Political Theory program presents the Niemeyer Lectures in Political Philosophy, featuring Jeremy Waldron, University Professor and Professor of Law at New York University. Professor Waldron will deliver a series of four lectures on “The Principle of Proximity” on four evenings in March.…

2016 Rev. Timothy R. Scully, C.S.C. Lecture

Thu Mar 17, 2016 4:00PM - 6:00PM • The Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom at the Notre Dame Law School • Calendars: Main

Robert D. Putnam, the Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University, will discuss the growing “opportunity gap” faced by today’s youth amid the backdrop of an ever-growing income divide in his upcoming lecture, “Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis.,” based on his recently published book of the same title. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in The Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom at the University of Notre Dame Law School at 4 pm on March 17.…

Niemeyer Lecture Series: Proximity and Migration

Tue Mar 22, 2016 4:30PM - 7:15PM • Auditorium of Hesburgh Center for International Studies • Calendars: Main and Political Theory Colloquium

The University of Notre Dame’s Political Theory program presents the Niemeyer Lectures in Political Philosophy, featuring Jeremy Waldron, University Professor and Professor of Law at New York University. Professor Waldron will deliver a series of four lectures on “The Principle of Proximity” on four evenings in March.…

Niemeyer Lecture Series: Telescopic Philanthropy

Wed Mar 23, 2016 4:30PM - 7:15PM • Auditorium of Hesburgh Center for International Studies • Calendars: Main and Political Theory Colloquium

The University of Notre Dame’s Political Theory program presents the Niemeyer Lectures in Political Philosophy, featuring Jeremy Waldron, University Professor and Professor of Law at New York University. Professor Waldron will deliver a series of four lectures on “The Principle of Proximity” on four evenings in March.…

Lecture: "The 'Good' Rebellion? Western Engagement with the Syrian Opposition"

Wed Mar 30, 2016 4:30PM - 6:00PM • 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall • Calendars: Main

The Notre Dame International Security Center presents, “The ‘Good’ Rebellion? Western Engagement with the Syrian Opposition,” a lecture by Professor Dipali Mukhopadhyay of Columbia University.

NDISC explores the major scholarly and policy debates in the field of international security, broadly defined. Within the Speaker Seminar series, the center invites prominent scholars to speak on a wide range of international security related topics. These events provide a forum for policy experts, outside academics, and Notre Dame faculty and students to present and discuss their work.…

Thinking About Writing a Thesis?

Wed Mar 30, 2016 5:00PM - 6:00PM • 117 O'Shaughnessy Hall • Calendars: Main

Senior Thesis Informational Session
FY, Sophomore & Juniors welcome!
Please contact Carolina Arroyo with any questions at carolina.arroyo.1@nd.edu