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Jan 31

Tuesday Jan 31, 2023

Combs Lecture Series Presents: Jay Bhattacharya, "An Evaluation of COVID Policy"

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Decio Mainstage Theater

Tickets are available at the Ticket Booth one hour prior to the event.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. 

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An Evaluation of COVID Policy presented by Dr. Jay Bhattacharya at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center in the Patricia George Decio Theatre from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free but ticketed event Ticketing Info at performingarts.nd.edu

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Feb 1

Wednesday Feb 1, 2023

Lunch Lecture: "Dealing with Russia: Lessons from Cold War Sovietology" with Sławomir Lukasiewicz

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

The lecture is free and open to all. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes prior to the lecture (beginning at 12:00 noon). Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs.

About the Lecture…

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Feb 1

Wednesday Feb 1, 2023

Lecture by Noel Francisco

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Location: Notre Dame Law School

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Noel Francisco served as the 47th Solicitor General of the United States in the Trump Administration, from 2017 to 2020. He has argued some of the most important cases the Supreme Court has heard in recent years on a wide array of issues.

Co-sponsored by Notre Dame Federalist Society. Lunch will be provided for attendees. 

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Feb 2

Thursday Feb 2, 2023

The Unintended Consequences of Peace: Peaceful Borders and Illicit Transnational Flows

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Location: Hesburgh Center Room C103

Arie Kacowicz
Chaim Weizmann Chair in International Relations and Full Professor of International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Aaron and Cecile Goldman Visiting Israeli Professor and Israel Institute Fellow, Georgetown University
Former Visiting Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies (1997-1998)

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Feb 2

Thursday Feb 2, 2023

WIIS - "Diversity of Thought in the Intelligence Community: A Critical Need" - Carmen Medina

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Carmen Medina, a retired Senior Federal Executive with 32 years’ experience in the Intelligence Community, is a recognized national and international expert on intelligence analysis, strategic thinking, diversity of thought, and innovation and intrapreneurs in the public sector. She is the co-author of the book: Rebels At Work: A Handbook for Leading Change from Within and of the landmark Deloitte University Press paper on Diversity’s New Fronter: Diversity of Thought and the Future of the Workplace.

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Feb 3

Friday Feb 3, 2023

Signs of the Times | Justice Hope through Our Lens

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Location: Geddes Hall, Coffee House

The Signs of the Times series at the Center for Social Concerns connects campus to community experts around justice topics. The theme for the 2022–23 series is Leadership in Justice and Hope. The speaker for February 3 is the Hon. Andrew Gammage, magistrate judge at the St. Joseph County Circuit Court.…

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Feb 3

Friday Feb 3, 2023

Polarizing Pluralism: Party Competition, Interest Group Strategy, and the Resurgent Mischiefs of Faction

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Jesse Crosson

Jesse Crosson (Purdue) will be presenting "Polarizing Pluralism: Party Competition, Interest Group Strategy, and the Resurgent Mischiefs of Faction."  Lunch Provided.

 

About the Speaker:

Jesse Crosson is an assistant professor of political science. Previously, he was assistant professor of political science at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX

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Feb 8

Wednesday Feb 8, 2023

Nanovic Forum: "Russian Aggression in Ukraine and Eastern Europe: Post-Soviet Bloc Politics and Consequences" with Giorgi Margvelashvili, President of Georgia (2013-18)

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Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

Giorgi Margvelashvili, fourth President of the Republic of Georgia (2013-18), will deliver the Nanovic Forum lecture entitled, "Russian Aggression in Ukraine and Eastern Europe: Post-Soviet Bloc Politics and Consequences," on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. in the main auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies.…

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Feb 8

Wednesday Feb 8, 2023

ND Democracy Talks: How Democratic Was the Founding?

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Location: Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

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Join us for an interactive talk on the Framers' visions for "We the People" and democracy in the United States. Think alongside other members of the Notre Dame community, as we reconcile these core democratic values with the Founders' historical entanglements in racist institutions of slavery and colonialism.…

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Feb 16

Thursday Feb 16, 2023

Lecture by Jim Stoner: “Catholicism and Constitutionalism: An American Perspective”

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

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James R. Stoner, Jr. is the Hermann Moyse, Jr., Professor and Director of the Eric Voegelin Institute in the Department of Political Science at Louisiana State University, where he has taught since 1988.

He is the author of Common-Law Liberty (Kansas, 2003) and Common Law and Liberal Theory

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Feb 17

Friday Feb 17, 2023

Junior Parents Weekend (JPW)

Location: campus-wide

Celebrate the Class of 2024!
See the website (jpw.nd.edu) for all information.

The celebration begins on Friday, February 17, and ends on Sunday, February 19, with the Class of 2024 Mass. During the weekend, there will be a number of smaller gatherings bringing together the faculty, staff, and friends of Our Lady's University. Moreover, you — parents of current junior class students — will have the opportunity to tour and explore our beautiful campus.…

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Feb 17

Friday Feb 17, 2023

Reproductive Health Disparities and Injustice virtual panel

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Location: ZOOM

This moderated 90-minute virtual panel will bring together scholars and practitioners working at the intersection of racial-ethnic health disparities and reproductive justice, and will include time for audience questions.

The panel will feature local and national experts on Latinx/e and Black maternal health, and will include time for audience questions. …

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Feb 17

Friday Feb 17, 2023

The Spatial Politics of Backlash

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Jeff Harden

Jeff Harden (University of Notre Dame) will present his research "The Spatial Politics of Backlash." Lunch Provided.

 

About the Speaker:

Jeff Harden specializes in American politics and political methodology. His research agenda in American politics focuses on political representation, public policy diffusion, and state politics. His methodology interests include interpretation and communication of statistical models, network inference, and simulation. His most recent book is The Illusion of Accountability: Transparency and Representation in American Legislatures (Cambridge, 2022). He has also published articles in several journals, including the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, and British Journal of Political Science.…

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Feb 18

Saturday Feb 18, 2023

Junior Parents Weekend (JPW)

Location: campus-wide

Celebrate the Class of 2024!
See the website (jpw.nd.edu) for all information.

The celebration begins on Friday, February 17, and ends on Sunday, February 19, with the Class of 2024 Mass. During the weekend, there will be a number of smaller gatherings bringing together the faculty, staff, and friends of Our Lady's University. Moreover, you — parents of current junior class students — will have the opportunity to tour and explore our beautiful campus.…

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Feb 19

Sunday Feb 19, 2023

Junior Parents Weekend (JPW)

Location: campus-wide

Celebrate the Class of 2024!
See the website (jpw.nd.edu) for all information.

The celebration begins on Friday, February 17, and ends on Sunday, February 19, with the Class of 2024 Mass. During the weekend, there will be a number of smaller gatherings bringing together the faculty, staff, and friends of Our Lady's University. Moreover, you — parents of current junior class students — will have the opportunity to tour and explore our beautiful campus.…

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Feb 21

Tuesday Feb 21, 2023

Choosing between Escalation and Defeat? Geography and the Contemporary Sino-American Conventional Balance - Chris Twomey

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Christopher P. Twomey is a tenured Associate Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School, where he focuses on Chinese foreign policy and East Asian security issues.  He authored The Military Lens: Doctrinal Differences and Deterrence Failure in Sino-American Relations (Cornell, 2010) and articles in journals such as Security Studies, Journal of Contemporary China, The Washington Quarterly, and Asian Survey.

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Feb 23

Thursday Feb 23, 2023

A One-Year Commemoration of Russia's Full-Scale Invasion of Ukraine

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Location: Forum, 1st floor, Nanovic Hall

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies, in collaboration with the Ukrainian Society of Notre Dame and exchange students from the Ukrainian Catholic University, will mark "A One-Year Commemoration of Russia's Full-Scale Invasion of Ukraine" on Thursday, February 23, starting at 5:00 p.m. in the Forum of Nanovic Hall.…

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Feb 27

Monday Feb 27, 2023

Policing in America

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Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

Join Assistant Professor of Political Science David Cortez in conversation with ILS Director and Professor of Political Science Luis Fraga. They will discuss recent policing events in Memphis that led to the death of Tyre Nichols and similar acts regarding police-perpetrated violence. They will also talk about how race is central to any discussion regarding policing in America.…

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Feb 28

Tuesday Feb 28, 2023

50 Years of Union: Celebrating Ireland in the EU: A Conversation on EU-IRE Relations Now

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

In May of 1972, 83% of Irish voters elected to join the European Union in 1973; 50 years later, many Irish still see themselves as proudly European, with approval ratings for the EU remaining near 86%.

To celebrate the golden 50th anniversary of Ireland in the EU, panelists will discuss how much this union has changed the island of Ireland. Among other topics, the panelists will speak from their unique perspectives and provide commentary on Irish culture, language, and climate, thinking about how the EU has helped to develop these areas in Ireland, and where the future could be for Ireland in the European Union.

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