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Feb 3

Monday Feb 3, 2020

Flash Panel: India's Winter of Protest

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

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About the panel

Since December, India has been rocked by nationwide protests drawing millions of citizens. The public demonstrations are against a controversial citizenship law passed by the government. Protestors describe the law as discriminatory against Muslims and an assault on the secular ethos of India’s constitution. The protests have continued despite several incidents of police violence. 

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Feb 4

Tuesday Feb 4, 2020

Debra Javeline, "Coastal Homeowners in a Changing Climate"

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Debra Javeline, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, presents her research project, “Coastal Homeowners in a Changing Climate,” to an interdisciplinary group of NDIAS Fellows, guest faculty, and students.

Professor Javeline divides her time between the study of Russia and the study of global environmental problems, especially climate change. She is the author of Protest and the Politics of Blame: The Russian Response to Unpaid Wages

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Feb 5

Wednesday Feb 5, 2020

Life Lunch with Clemens Sedmak

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Location: Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall

Enjoy a free lunch and seminar-style conversation with Clemens Sedmak, professor of Social Ethics in the Keough School of Global Affairs and concurrent professor at Notre Dame’s Center for Social Concerns. Sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

Lunch is free but you must register.

Originally published at mcgrath.nd.edu

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Feb 5

Wednesday Feb 5, 2020

Nanovic Institute Undergraduate Social

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

The Nanovic Institute invites all interested undergraduate students to stop by our spring undergraduate social, Wednesday, February 5th from 5:00 to 6:00 pm in 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls. We will provide dinner and a brief overview of upcoming opportunities such as summer grant opportunities and our undergraduate seminar in Berlin. You are encouraged to stop by for as long as you please, bring friends, and connect with other students involved in Nanovic programs!…

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Feb 11

Tuesday Feb 11, 2020

Jeffrey Wasserstrom lecture: “Hong Kong on the Brink: Historical and Comparative Perspectives”

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

 

About the Lecture

Hong Kong on the Brink: Historical and Comparative Perspectives

With Liu Institute Fellow Victoria Hui, Political Science, University of Notre Dame

This talk will focus on patterns of protest and the tightening of political controls in Hong Kong during the last few decades, paying particular attention to the 2014 Umbrella Movement and of this dramatic events of 2019, including the most recently June 4th anniversary vigil, which the speaker attended. The presenter, who has been visiting Hong Kong regularly since 1987, will draw on his work as a specialist in the history of anti-authoritarian movements in various parts of the world and his work on global cities of Asia. The presentation will showcase ideas in his new short book Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink, which publishes February 11, 2020, in the Columbia

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Feb 15

Saturday Feb 15, 2020

Junior Parents Weekend: Arts and Letters Showcase

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The College of Arts and Letters Showcase for Junior Parents Weekend will begin at 10 am on Saturday, February 15, with a presentation by Arts and Letters faculty in the Browning Cinema. 

From 11:15 am to noon there will be an informal reception for parents and students to meet with faculty and other representatives from the College of Arts and Letters.…

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Feb 19

Wednesday Feb 19, 2020

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

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Location: C104/105, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

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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Feb 25

Tuesday Feb 25, 2020

Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me: Why Governments Discriminate Against Minorities

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Location: Hesburgh Center C103

 
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In his book Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me: Why Governments Discriminate Against Minorities (Cambridge University Press, 2020), Jonathan Fox, Yehuda Avner Professor of Religion and Politics at Bar-Ilan University, examines the causes of government-based religious discrimination (GRD

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Feb 28

Friday Feb 28, 2020

Separating Race and Party in Congressional Elections

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

 

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Speaker: Bernard Fraga | Indiana University

Bernard L. Fraga examines American electoral politics, racial/ethnic politics, and mass and elite political behavior. His recent book, The Turnout Gap: Race, Ethnicity, and Political Inequality in a Diversifying America, provides the most comprehensive analysis to date of race and voter turnout, examining America's four largest racial and ethnic groups and voting patterns from the 1800s to the present.

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