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Careers in Intelligence and National Security

Mon Oct 1, 2012 6:30PM - 8:00PM • 141 DeBartolo Hall • Calendars: Main

Careers in Intelligence and National Security

Monday, Oct. 1

6:30 – 8:00 pm

141 DeBartolo Hall

Presenters include recruiters and representatives from FBI, CIA, and the Drug Enforcement Administration

Sponsored by The Career Center and The Political Science Department…

Introduction to R

Wed Oct 3, 2012 2:00PM - 5:00PM • 935 Flanner Hall • Calendars: Main

The Center for Social Research<http://csr.nd.edu/> (CSR) will be offering a non-credit short course, "Introduction to R", at no cost to Notre Dame faculty, students, and staff again next week, on

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

In the statistical computing lab located in 935 Flanner Hall.  The last offering was full, but there are still spots available for next Wednesday afternoon.  To enroll, please email michael.clark@nd.edu<mailto:michael.clark@nd.edu

'Cheap Grace' and the American Way of War

Wed Oct 3, 2012 4:00PM - 6:00PM • Andrews Auditorium in Geddes Hall • Calendars: Main

Dr. Andrew Bacevich, Professor of International Relations and History, Boston University; 2012-13 Visiting Research Fellow at Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

"International Human Development: Has the US a Leadership Role?"

Wed Oct 3, 2012 7:00PM - 9:00PM • Hesburgh Center Auditorium • Calendars: Main

Paul Collier
Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies
Oxford University
"International Human Development: Has the US a Leadership Role?"
7:00 pm - Hesburgh Center Auditorium
Reception to follow…

Rebuilding the American Dream: The Economic Issues at Stake in the Presidential Election

Wed Oct 3, 2012 7:30PM - 9:00PM • Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library • Calendars: Main

Jared Bernstein, an economist with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, will deliver the 2012 Annual McBride Lecture.

"Campaigning with Empty Pockets: Why the Liberal Party wins Regional Elections in Colombia"

Fri Oct 5, 2012 3:15PM - 4:30PM • C 104/105 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Comparative Politics Discussion Seminar
"Campaigning with Empty Pockets: Why the Liberal Party wins Regional Elections in Colombia"
Laura Gamboa
Kellogg PhD Fellow, Political Science
There will be a precirculated paper at all seminars. For copies, or any other questions, please contact Rodrigo Castro Cornejo at rcastroc@nd.edu

The Fourth Stage of the Arab-Israel Conflict

Tue Oct 9, 2012 4:00PM - 6:00PM • C103 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Alan Dowty, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Notre Dame, will discuss the history and the recent developments of the Arab-Israel conflict

Applying for a State Department Internship

Tue Oct 9, 2012 5:30PM - 6:30PM • LaFortune Montgomery Auditorium (across from Starbucks) • Calendars: Main

 

Applying for a State Department Internship

       Abroad and in DC for Summer 2013

TUESDAY, Oct. 9th

5:30 – 6:30 pm

“Using Technology to Detect and Suppress Electoral Fraud”

Thu Oct 11, 2012 12:30PM - 1:30PM • C103 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Thursday, October 11

Clark Gibson
Professor of Political Science
Director of the International Studies Program
University of California at San Diego
“Using Technology to Detect and Suppress Electoral Fraud”
12:30 pm - C103 Hesburgh Center…

Launch of Just and Unjust Peace: An Ethic of Political Reconciliation

Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:00PM - 7:00PM • Hesburgh Center for International Studies • Calendars: Main

On October 11th, the Kroc Institute will be sponsoring a launch of Dan Philpott's recently published book, Just and Unjust Peace: An Ethic of Political Reconciliation.

Deadline: Call for Papers for The Fifth-Annual Human Development Conference at the University of Notre Dame

Mon Oct 15, 2012 • Calendars: Main

In the Field: Cultivating Collaboration and Innovation
The Fifth-Annual Human Development Conference at the University of Notre Dame

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Ford Family Program in Human Development Studies and Solidarity, in conjunction with the Center for Social Concerns at Notre Dame and SIT Study Abroad, a program of World Learning, announces a student research conference on topics relevant to human development. This event will take place at the University of Notre Dame on February 8-9, 2013.

Foreign Policy Questions We Hope the U.S. Presidential Candidates Will Be Asked

Mon Oct 22, 2012 5:00PM - 7:00PM • Hesburgh Center Auditorium • Calendars: Main

Featuring

Andrew Bacevich, foreign policy analyst and visiting scholar at the Kroc Institute

Alexandra Guisinger, political scientist and specialist in international relations, crisis diplomacy, and political economy

George A. Lopez, scholar of peace and conflict and international policy expert at the Kroc Institute…

"Good Morning Timbuktu! The Impact of Radio on Democratic Agency in Rural Islamic Africa"

Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:30PM - 1:30PM • C103 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Tuesday, October 23

Kristin Michelitch
Department of Political Science
New York University
Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellow
University of Notre Dame
"Good Morning Timbuktu! The Impact of Radio on Democratic Agency in Rural Islamic Africa"
12:30 pm - C103 Hesburgh Center…

Lecture: Liberty & Equality in France & the United States

Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:30PM - 9:00PM • Geddes Hall Coffee House • Calendars: Main

Come join Le cercle français for a discussion about politics right before the U.S. election. We will be hearing from Prof. Joshua Kaplan about issues facing French and American politics in an election year for both countries. In particular, Prof. Kaplan will address the important principles of liberty and equality in both countries. It’s a great chance to explore the political ties between our two countries and to join in a productive discussion of current politics.…

“Do We Truly Believe in Diversity? Religious Pluralism and Democratic Freedom”

Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:00PM - 1:30PM • Remmick Commons • Calendars: Main

Stephen Monsma (Calvin College, Pepperdine University)
“Do We Truly Believe in Diversity? Religious Pluralism and Democratic Freedom”
Friday, October 26
12:00 pm – 1:30pm
Remmick Commons
Lunch is provided…

NGOs, Civil Society and Democratic Participation in Kenya

Tue Oct 30, 2012 12:30PM - 1:30PM • C103 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Jennifer Brass

Assistant Professor
Indiana University at Bloomington

NGOs, Civil Society and Democratic Participation in Kenya

12:30 pm - C103 Hesburgh Center…