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Lecture by Alan Beebe, US - China Economic Relations: Grand Decoupling or a Grand New Bargain?

Mon Oct 1, 2018 12:00PM - 1:00PM • 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls • Calendars: Main

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Pre-reading material: Amcham China Introduction Bilingual April 2018

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Entertaining Peace: Pop Culture and Critical Agendas in Peace Research

Tue Oct 2, 2018 4:00PM - 5:30PM • C103 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Featuring Siobhan McEvoy-Levy, Department Chair of Political Science at Butler University.

Emotional Sources of Escalation in Cyberconflict

Tue Oct 2, 2018 4:30PM - 6:00PM • 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls • Calendars: Main

Rose McDermott (Brown University)

Rose McDermott is the David and Mariana Fisher University Professor of International Relations at Brown University and a Fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  She received her Ph.D.(Political Science) and M.A. (Experimental Social Psychology) from Stanford University and has taught at Cornell, UCSB  and Harvard.   She has held fellowships at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the Olin Institute for Strategic Studies and the Women and Public Policy Program, all at Harvard University. She has been a fellow at the Stanford Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences twice. She is the author of five books, a co-editor of two additional volumes, and author of over two hundred academic articles across a wide variety of disciplines encompassing topics such as experimentation, emotion and decision making, and the biological and genetic bases of political behavior.…

Transformative Latino Leadership Lecture: A Conversation with Luís Alberto Urrea

Tue Oct 2, 2018 4:30PM - 6:30PM • McKenna Hall Auditorium • Calendars: Main

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Luis Alberto Urrea is a prolific and award-winning writer, a master storyteller who uses his dual-culture life experiences to explore greater themes of love, loss and triumph.

Born in Tijuana to a Mexican father and an American mother, Luis grew up in San Diego. Like so many great writers, Luis got his start in literature writing poems to impress girls in junior high. His early heroes were all rock stars, but not being especially musically gifted Luis chose to follow in the steps of his literary role models. “What I really wanted to be was Jim Morrison,” he has said “however, if I weren’t a writer, I’d be dead.”…

Keeley Vatican Lecture: "The Catholic Church in the European Project" with Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher

Tue Oct 2, 2018 5:30PM - 6:30PM • Eck Visitors Center Auditorium • Calendars: Main

The Most Reverend Archbishop Paul Gallagher is the head of secretary relations with states within the Holy See’s Secretariat of State. His Excellency was born in Liverpool and attended St. Francis Xavier’s College in Woolton. Throughout his life of service to the Catholic Church he has held positions in Tanzania, Uruguay, the Philippines, the Vatican Secretariat of State, and at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. He also served as Nuncio to Guatemala in 2009. In 2012 he was appointed the Papal Nuncio to Australia until Pope Francis appointed him to his current position.…

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Wed Oct 3, 2018 12:30PM - 1:30PM • C104 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

Postgraduate Service Fair

Wed Oct 3, 2018 5:00PM - 8:00PM • Joyce Center Heritage Hall • Calendars: Main

A postgraduate service fair open to all Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s, and Holy Cross students. More details coming soon!

Originally published at gradcareers.nd.edu.…

Addressing Global Challenges: Lessons from Latin America

Thu Oct 4, 2018 4:00PM - 5:30PM • Hesburgh Center Auditorium • Calendars: Main

Description:This year, Kellogg welcomes to the ranks of the Institute's faculty fellows three political scientists and one political sociologist whose primary work focuses on Latin America, building on Kellogg's historic strength in the study of Latin American politics. Each panelist will discuss the issues their research addresses in the region, focusing on what lessons the study of these Latin American experiences can offer us for understanding global issues and addressing global challenges. Moderated by Kellogg Institute Advisory Board members, the panel will feature new Kellogg faculty fellows Tamara Kay (sociology and global affairs), Tom Mustillo (global affairs), Aníbal Pérez-Liñán (political science and global affairs), and Luis Schiumerini (political science).…

University of Illinois Graduate Student Exchange

Fri Oct 5, 2018 12:00PM - 2:00PM • 1030 Nanovic Hall • Calendars: Main

Illinois

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be presenting their research at the weekly Rooney Center lunch workshop. Food will be served at 11:50 am.…

Lecture by Huang Shan: How China’s Tech Sector Will Shape Itself and the World

Tue Oct 9, 2018 12:30PM - 1:30PM • Hesburgh Center C103 • Calendars: Main

How does China’s pursuit of high-tech prowess shape its economy and society and its global outreach program? This talk will examine funding sources, decision-making structures, and important sectors that drive domestic innovation with particular attention to semiconductor sector (which is set to be the next “battlefield” in China’s drive for a technological high ground). Amid China’s drive for tech prowess, it will mobilize and leverage all the resources and players available at home and abroad, which dictates the course of China in the foreseeable future.…

Pactantes de la Paz: Feminist Peacebuilding in Post-FARC Colombia

Tue Oct 9, 2018 4:00PM - 5:30PM • C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies • Calendars: Main

Featuring Kate Paarlberg-Kvam, Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellow. 

Why did the U.S. invade Iraq in 2003?

Tue Oct 9, 2018 4:30PM - 6:00PM • 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls • Calendars: Main

Ahsan Butt (George Mason University)

Ahsan Butt is an Associate Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University and a non-resident fellow at the Stimson Center. 

He is the author of Secession and Security: Explaining State Strategy Against Separatists.

Originally published at ndisc.nd.edu

Lecture by Gilles Verniers, "India’s missing politicians: the underrepresentation of women in India’s state assemblies"

Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:00PM - 1:00PM • 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls • Calendars: Main

Women currently make for 12% and 8% of national and state-level representative. This stark underrepresentation of women in elective assemblies contrasts with the number of powerful female role models that India has produced (party presidents, chief ministers and a former Prime Minister) and with the strong representation of women in local elective bodies (through reservations). This research project aims at explaining why so few women get elected in Indian state assemblies, examining the role of biases and discrimination practices of political parties as well as the role voters play in the

Triggered! Is There Space for Safe Spaces in Free Speech?

Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:30PM - 1:45PM • Eck Hall of Law Room 1140 • Calendars: Main

Josh Blackman, Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law Houston and Agustín Fuentes, Professor of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame will discuss free speech in a debate moderated by V. Phillip Muñoz, Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame.

Originally published at constudies.nd.edu

Imagining a Decolonial IR: Ch’ixi lessons of Equality, Disarticulation, and Reflexivity

Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:30PM - 1:30PM • C103 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Featuring Marcos Scauso, Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellow.

Conversation on Why Liberalism Failed

Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:30PM - 9:00PM • Oak Room at South Dining Hall • Calendars: Main

 With Bill Kristol of the Weekly Standard, Charles Kesler, Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna, and Notre Dame's Patrick Deneen

Debating the Trump Presidency

Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:00AM - 12:30PM • Forum at Jenkins and Nanovic Halls • Calendars: Main

Bill Kristol of the Weekly Standard and Charles Kesler, Professor of Government, Claremont McKenna

Graduate Student Social

Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:00PM - 6:00PM • 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls • Calendars: Main

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An open house of fellowship and food hosted by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies in support of Notre Dame Graduate Students.

  • Guests must bring their Irish1Card to attend.

The 20th Annual Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion and Peace

Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:00AM - 12:30PM • Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium • Calendars: Main

Featuring Sarah Thompson, 2018 Generations Fellow at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change

Lecture by Roel Sterckx, "Work, Wealth and Want: A View from Ancient China"

Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:30PM - 1:45PM • 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls • Calendars: Main

Which professions and what types of labor make a good person? Is it morally correct to generate riches and accumulate wealth? What attitudes should a ruler and those who are materially well-off display towards the poor and have-nots? These were questions that figured on the agenda of several masters of philosophy during the age of Confucius and beyond, and they remain topics of debate in contemporary China. In eighteenth-century Europe the French

Why the Populists have a Point: The Tyranny of Merit and the Future of Democracy

Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:30PM - 6:00PM • McKenna Hall Auditorium • Calendars: Main

The Political Theory Program at Notre Dame presents the 2018 Niemeyer Lectures in Political Philosophy. Michael Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government Harvard University, will present "Why the Populists have a Point: the Tyranny of Merit and the Future of Democracy".…

Macrointerest

Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:00PM - 1:30PM • 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls • Calendars: Main

Dave Peterson

Dave Peterson, Professor of Political Science at Iowa State University, will discuss Macropartisanship for the Rooney Center's 2018 Speaker Series.…

Why the Populists have a Point: The Tyranny of Merit and the Future of Democracy

Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:30PM - 6:00PM • McKenna Hall Auditorium • Calendars: Main

The Political Theory Program at Notre Dame presents the 2018 Niemeyer Lectures in Political Philosophy. Michael Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government Harvard University, will present "Why the Populists have a Point: the Tyranny of Merit and the Future of Democracy".…

Lecture by Timothy Cheek, "Xi Jinping’s Counter-Reformation and China’s New World Order"

Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:30PM - 1:45PM • 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls • Calendars: Main

Lecture by Timothy Cheek discussing “”background:white">Xi Jinping’s Counter-Reformation and China’s New World Order"

More details to come! 

Timothy Cheek has been a professor at UBC since 2002 teaching in the IAR’s Asian policy program. His research, teaching and translating focus on the recent history of China, especially the role of Chinese intellectuals in the twentieth century and the history of the Chinese Communist Party. …

"A Blue Wave?"

Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:30PM - 1:45PM • Jenkins and Nanovic Halls - Room 1030 • Calendars: Main

"A Blue Wave? The 2018 Mid-Term Elections and the Future of American Democracy" - a debate with Damon Linker (The Week) and Ramesh Ponnuru (National Review).

Colonial Origins of Maoist Insurgency in India

Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:00PM - 5:30PM • C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies • Calendars: Main

Featuring Shivaji Mukherjee, Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellow. 

No Little War: Beliefs and Liberal Military Intervention

Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:30PM - 6:00PM • 1030 Jenkins Nanovic • Calendars: Main

Jacqueline L. Hazelton is an assistant professor of strategy and policy at the U.S. Naval War College. Her research interests include compellence, grand strategy, great power military intervention, counterinsurgency, terrorism, and U.S. foreign and military policy. She received her Ph.D. in Politics from Brandeis University and holds two M.A.s and a B.A. from the University of Chicago.…