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Feb 1

Tuesday Feb 1, 2022

Conference Presentation Grant for March, April, and May Conferences | ND Grad Student Government

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Award: $250 on average

Description: This grant reimburses graduate students for expenses incurred on travel to conferences and meetings to present original research.

Restrictions: Expense reports must be submitted within 60 days of returning from the conference. Funds cannot be used for alcohol, cash withdrawals, per diem, personal car mileage, poster printing, baggage fees, or memberships.

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Feb 1

Tuesday Feb 1, 2022

GSPDA: Professional Development Award | ND Graduate School

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Award: up to $4,000

Description: This grant covers expenses related to conference presentations, workshop or seminar participation, research at other institutions, and other training activities supporting scholarly and professional development.

Restrictions: This grant does not support dissertation research travel (apply to the GSRA instead), nor travel solely for conference attendance (=/= conference presentation), networking, or job interviews.

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Feb 1

Tuesday Feb 1, 2022

Emerging Scholars Award | Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation

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Award: $25,000

Description: This one-year award supports the final year of dissertation writing for PhD candidates in the natural and social sciences who work on understanding the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Topics might include: war, crime, terrorism, family and intimate-partner relationships, climate instability and natural resource competition, racial, ethnic and religious conflict, and political extremism and nationalism. Primacy will be given to proposals intended to reduce violence. 

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Feb 8

Tuesday Feb 8, 2022

The Laura Shannon Prize Award and Lecture with Peter Gatrell

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Location: Virtual Event

"The Unsettling of Europe: How Migration Reshaped a Continent"

Peter Gatrell, Professor of Economic History, University of Manchester

Pamela Ballinger, Fred CUNY Chair in the History of Human Rights at the University of Michigan and 2021 final juror, will provide the introduction. 

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

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Feb 10

Thursday Feb 10, 2022

Poster Session on Winter Break Research Project—Belarus: Media Dissidences in the Face of Authoritarianism

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Location: 1060 Jenkins Nanovic Halls (Commons Room)

In this walk-through event, students will present posters based on their findings from the 2021-2022 Winter break research project "Belarus: Media Dissidences in the Face of Authoritarianism." Students examined the aftermath of the August 2020 elections in Belarus and Alexander Lukashenko’s attempt to hold onto power through attacks on the opposition and media. The posters will present individual reports that analyze Belarus' recent history (from the collapse of the Soviet Union to the 2020 elections), focus on the role of the opposition movement and the media, and draw conclusions about the future of Belarus and challenges to democracies in Europe more broadly. …

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Feb 11

Friday Feb 11, 2022

Ten Years Hence Lecture: Space Threats and National Security

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Location: Online

Space Threats and National Security is presented by Lt. General William Liquori, Deputy Chief of Space Operations, Strategy, Plans, Programs, Requirements, and Analysis, United States Space Force. As the Chief Strategy and Resourcing Officer, Lt Gen Liquori has overall responsibility for the strategies, requirements, and budget of the United States Space Force.…

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Feb 11

Friday Feb 11, 2022

"We Choose You: Investigating Black Voter Candidate Preference and Selection"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls

Julian Wamble

Join us for lunch and a talk as Julian Wamble presents a guest lecture: "We Choose You: Investigating Black Voter Candidate Preference and Selection."

About the speaker: Julian Wamble is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at George Washington University. His research examines the relationship between race and politics. Specifically, he investigates the relationship between Black voters’ use of race in their political decisions. He also is the recipient of the 2019 APSA Best Dissertation in Race and Ethnic Politics award. Currently, he is working on his book manuscript tentatively titled, “We Choose You: Investigating Black Voter Candidate Selection,” which offers a new way of thinking about how Black voters use race as a means by which to select political candidates to support. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and can be found in the Journal of Politics, Politics, Groups, and Identities, PS: Political Science & Politics. He has also contributed to The Monkey Cage, 538, and NPR’s Code Switch podcast. …

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Feb 15

Tuesday Feb 15, 2022

2022 Nanovic Forum with Lord Alton of Liverpool: "A View from the UK Parliament: What We Must Do to Combat Genocide"

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Location: Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

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David Alton (Professor Lord Alton of Liverpool) has served in both Houses of the UK Parliament. He was a Member of the House of Commons for 18 years until 1997, when he was appointed a Life Peer. Alton began his career as a teacher and, in 1972, he was elected to Liverpool City Council as Britain’s youngest City Councillor. He now serves on the House of Lords International Relations and Defence Select Committee.…

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Feb 23

Wednesday Feb 23, 2022

The Fruits of the Abraham Accords

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Location: McNeil Room, LaFortune Student Center

A new era of Peace, Hope and Prosperity in the Middle East

The Abraham Accords have shifted the geopolitical order in the Middle East. It has proven to show great benefits to the government, private sectors and the peoples of the Abraham Accords countries even during one of the most challenging pandemics of our lives. This proves that with strong leadership and commitment, anything is possible.…

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Feb 24

Thursday Feb 24, 2022

Social Media & Democracy: Film and Conversation

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Location: Mendoza Auditorium

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The Student Union Board, in collaboration with the Rooney Center, Hesburgh Program, Kroc Institute, and Dept of Film, Television, and Theatre, presents "Social Media and Democracy." This event starts with a screening of the documentary The Social Dilemma 

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Feb 25

Friday Feb 25, 2022

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Politics of Home (Lina Meruane and Nadia Owusu in Conversation)

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Location: Zoom Webinar

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Lina Meruane is an award-winning Chilean writer and scholar. She has published two collections of short stories and five novels. Translated by Megan McDowell into English are her latest: Seeing Red 

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Feb 25

Friday Feb 25, 2022

"See Jane Run: The Effects of Women Candidates on Adolescents' Beliefs About Women's Capacity to Lead"

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Location: B101 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls

Christina Wolbrecht and Dave Campbell

Join us for lunch and a talk as our own Christina Wolbrecht and Dave Campbell present "See Jane Run: The Effects of Women Candidates on Adolescents' Beliefs About Women's Capacity to Lead." 

About the speakers: Christina Wolbrecht is a professor of political science and the C. Robert and Margaret Hanley Family Director of the Notre Dame Washington Program, as well as affiliated faculty in the Gender Studies Program and a faculty fellow of the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights. She has written widely on women's suffrage and women voters.…

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