Upcoming Events For Main

Bringing America Together

Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:00AM - 12:15PM • Jenkins and Nanovic Halls - Room 1030 • Calendars: Main

Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, speaks on bringing America together in difficult political times.

Peace Agreements and Intersectional Justice: The Political Economy of Gender in Post-Conflict Societies

Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:00PM - 5:30PM • C103 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Visiting research fellow Elena Stavrevska will present preliminary findings of data analysis from the Peace Accords Matrix and the Women and Peace Agreement Database, along with narratives of everyday lived realities of peace and justice for rural women in Bosnia.

Lessons from Chemnitz: Right-Wing Radicalism in Europe Today

Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:00PM - 6:00PM • 1050 Nanovic Hall, Elizabeth E. Nanovic Seminar Room • Calendars: Main

Protestors in Chemnitz

Europe is going through some deeply troubling times. After the murder of a 35-year old German in Chemnitz, for which a 22-year-old Iraqi citizen and a Syrian refugee are wanted, right-wing extremists have responded with violent rallies and calls for harming foreigners. These stories of the Chemnitz riots are barely two weeks old, and this past weekend new protest marches occurred in the small town of Köthen after the death of a 22-year old German. With their calls for violence against foreigners, right-wing populists and nativists are threatening the fabric of European unity and integration that many of us had taken for granted as the status quo—and politicians like Angela Merkel are under scrutiny for their open-door politics.…

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Wed Sep 26, 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.

Peace Possible

Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:30PM - 2:00PM • C103 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Award-winning author and researcher Séverine Autesserre will discuss her book manuscript, Peace Possible.

Commemoration of the Victory of the "NO" Campaign in Opposition to Pinochet

Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:00PM - 5:30PM • Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Join the Kellogg Institute in commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Chilean plebiscite of October 5, 1988, which opened the way to a return to democracy in the country. It occurred after an innovative and historic campaign against all odds that was planned in part by fellows of the Kellogg Institute from its earliest years. Key leaders from both sides of the aisle will discuss the "NO" campaign, Chile’s remarkable transition back to democracy, and lessons from the past 30 years, particularly as they might apply to struggles in democracy facing various parts of the world today.…

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.

Transformative Latino Leadership Lecture: A Conversation with Luís Alberto Urrea

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

Urrea Luis

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.”…

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.…

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.…

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

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 • Oak Room at South Dining Hall • Calendars: Main

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

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 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. …

Debating the Mid-Term Elections

Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:00PM - 1:30PM • Jenkins and Nanovic Halls - Room 1030 • Calendars: Main

With Damon Linker of The Week and Ramesh Ponnuru of the National Review

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.…

Great Power Entrapment Reconsidered (Again)

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

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson is an Assistant Professor of International Relations with the Pardee School of Global Affairs at Boston University. His research interests include U.S. foreign policy, grand strategy, and international security. His book, Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts was recently published by Cornell University Press.…

Why America Misunderstands the Middle East

Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:30PM - 6:00PM • 1030 Jenkins Nanovic • Calendars: Main

JQAS will host Dr. Paul Pillar on November 13 to speak on “Why America Misunderstands the Middle East.”  Dr. Pillar is Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Studies and a former CIA analyst.

 

The event is free and open to the public.

 

 

Originally published at ndisc.nd.edu

Lecture by Audrey Truschke, "​​​​​​​Affective History: Feeling and Thinking about the Past in the Indian Public Sphere"

Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:30PM - 1:30PM • 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls • Calendars: Main

Affective History: Feeling and Thinking about the Past in the Indian Public Sphere

Lecture by Audrey Truschke

More details to come! 

This lecture is part of the Liu Institute’s 2018-19 "Legitimacy and Propaganda in Contemporary Asia" speaker series. 

The 25th Annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy

Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:00PM - 6:00PM • To Be Determined • Calendars: Main

Featuring Cornel West, Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and public intellectual