Upcoming Events

Sep 22

Wednesday Sep 22, 2021

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

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Location: C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

"The Path Towards Reconciliation after Colombia’s War: understanding the roles of victims and perpetrators"

Featuring Dr. Roddy Brett, Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations University of Bristol

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.

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Sep 23

Thursday Sep 23, 2021

Religious Freedom and the Constitution in America Today: Constitution Day lecture at The Citadel

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Location: Altman Center Main Conference Room, The Citadel

The Citadel will hold Constitution Day events, including one on Sept. 23, with constitutional expert, Prof. Richard Garnett, JD. He is the Paul J. Schierl/Fort Howard Corporation Professor of Law and Concurrent Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, where he is also the founding director of the Program on Church, State & Society. …

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Sep 23

Thursday Sep 23, 2021

"Abandonment to Divine Providence: How Truth and Reconciliation Can Become a Path To Healing Sex Abuse in the Catholic Church"

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Location: McKenna Hall Conference Center 215/216

​​​​​Join us for a lecture on reconciliation and the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church delivered by Prof. Helen Alvaré (Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University).

Event is free and open to the public, no registration required. 

Helen Alvaré is the Robert A. Levy Endowed Chair in Law and Liberty at Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, where she teaches Family Law, Law and Religion, and Property Law. She publishes on matters concerning marriage, parenting, non-marital households, and the First Amendment religion clauses. She is faculty advisor to the law school’s Civil Rights Law Journal

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Sep 28

Tuesday Sep 28, 2021

Book Talk: "Israel"

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Location: C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Israel

Featuring Alan Dowty, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame

Alan Dowty will discuss his new book, Israel (Polity, 2021).

In this book, Dowty distills over half a century of study as an inside/outside analyst of Israel to outline the country’s history and current geopolitical realities. …

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Sep 29

Wednesday Sep 29, 2021

"Islam, Freedom, and Natural Law: Ancient Wisdom for a New Enlightenment"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Akyol Headshot

Join us for a lecture delivered by Mr. Mustafa Akyol on September 29th, "Islam, Freedom, and Natural Law: Ancient Wisdom for a New Enlightenment". 

Lecture is free and open to the public. 

Mustafa Akyol is a A Turkish journalist and author. He studied political science and history at Bogazici University. Since the early 2000's, he has been writing regular opinion columns for Turkish publications like Hurriyet Daily News, and recently for the Middle-East focused Al-Monitor.com. Since fall 2013, he is also a regular contributing opinion writer for The New York Times.

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Sep 29

Wednesday Sep 29, 2021

"A Place in the Sun: Rethinking German Globalization and Imperialism Before the Great War" with Erik Grimmer-Solem, Wesleyan University

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Erik Grimmer-Solem will present the lecture entitled, "A Place in the Sun: Rethinking German Globalization and Imperialism Before the Great War" on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. The lecture will be introduced by Dr. Mark Kettler, adjunct assistant teaching professor, Nanovic Institute for European Studies, University of Notre Dame and visiting assistant professor of history, Holy Cross College.  …

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Oct 6

Wednesday Oct 6, 2021

The Twentieth Anniversary of September 11: Pax Americana?

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls I Zoom Webinar

In what ways are current world crises—racial injustice, mass migration, inequality, and inadequate responses to the global pandemic—connected to the conditions of conflict that worsened after Sept. 11? Join us for the second in a series of three policy conversations.

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Oct 6

Wednesday Oct 6, 2021

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

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Location: C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

"Drinking Tea with the Neighbors: Informal Clubs, Social Trust, and Trustworthiness in Mali"

Featuring Jaimie Bleck, Associate Professor of Political Science

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.

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Oct 12

Tuesday Oct 12, 2021

Climate Wars

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Location: 1030 JNH

Crawford

Neta C. Crawford is a professor of Political Science and currently chairs the department of political science. Her teaching focuses on international relations theory, international ethics, and normative change.  Crawford received the Distinguished Scholar award from the International Ethics section of the International Studies Association in 2018.…

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Oct 27

Wednesday Oct 27, 2021

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

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Location: C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

"No Country for Criminals: Understanding Support for Iron Fist Candidates in Brazil"

Featuring Jake Turner, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science

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.

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Oct 29

Friday Oct 29, 2021

Ahead of the Game with Arts & Letters: "Looking Back to Move Forward: The 1975 Voting Rights Act and Its Relevance to Today"

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Location: LaBar Recital Hall within O'Neill Hall of Music

A different game plan for autumn weekends. You are invited to join in discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a home game Friday.

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Nov 3

Wednesday Nov 3, 2021

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

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Location: C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

"Post-Coup Bargaining in the Shadow of the African Anti-Coup Norm"

Featuring Laurie Nathan, Gary Goertz, Jeremy Graham, University of Notre Dame

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.

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