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Feb 2

Friday Feb 2, 2024

Rooney Center Seminar Series: "Enhancing Democracy: Increasing Spending on Elections Causes Public Administrators to Increase Voter Access and Open More Polling Places" with Christian Grose

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Christian Grose

Christian Grose is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the University of Southern California. He is the Academic Director of the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy. He served as the Director of the Political Science and International Relations Ph.D. program in USC Dornsife College from 2015-18. He is editor of the journal Research & Politics.

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Feb 7

Wednesday Feb 7, 2024

“Acts of Gods or Governments?: Disasters and Post-disaster Reconstruction as an Issue of Governance in Urban Nepal”-Lecture by Shana Scogin, Political Science PhD candidate

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Location: 2148 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Whose responsibility is it to prepare for and rebuild after a ‘natural’ disaster? And who do urban residents trust most to protect and rebuild their community? Using novel data, Scogin theorizes that Nepali urban residents believe post-disaster preparation and reconstruction to be a collective good, the provision of which is the responsibility of the state.…

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Feb 7

Wednesday Feb 7, 2024

Soc(AI)ety Seminars Series: “Algorethics: potentiality and challenges in the age of AI”

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Location: Jordan Hall Auditorium Room 105

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Algorethics denotes the need for a study dedicated to assessing the ethical implications of technologies, particularly AI. Focused on issues of transparency of algorithms and data bias accountability, the goal is to ensure shared scrutiny of the relationships between technology, society, and individuals.…

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Feb 15

Thursday Feb 15, 2024

Lecture by Jeremy Jennings: "Tocqueville Beyond America"

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Location: London, UK (Livestream Event)

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Alexis de Tocqueville

Alexis de Tocqueville's journey to America in 1831 is arguably one of the most famous journeys in the history of political thought. Less well-known, however, is the fact that Tocqueville travelled to many other countries. In this talk, Jeremy Jennings will examines the place of travel in Tocqueville's life and thought.

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Feb 16

Friday Feb 16, 2024

Spencer Foundation Webinar

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Location: Zoom

The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA) and the Office of Foundation Relations will host a virtual information session with Rhoda Freelon of the Spencer Foundation on Friday, February 16, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.

 

This webinar will include:

  • An overview of Spencer Foundation funding programs

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Feb 16

Friday Feb 16, 2024

Rooney Center Seminar Series: "From the Street to the Ballot Box? The BLM Protest Movement and Voter Turnout" with Gabriel Cepaluni

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

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Gabriel Cepaluni is an associate professor in the Department of International Relations and Public Policy at São Paulo State University (UNESP). His research is in comparative political economy, with a substantive focus on developing countries, looking at issues related to racial bias and income inequality regarding political representation, social programs, and child labor, and the size of legislatures and welfare. He also has conducted comparative studies on international trade and public health.…

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Feb 17

Saturday Feb 17, 2024

Junior Parents Weekend: Arts & Letters Academic Workshop

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Location: 101 DeBartolo Hall

The College of Arts & Letters Academic Workshop for Junior Parents Weekend will include an Arts & Letters faculty presentation in 101 DeBartolo Hall. An informal reception for parents and students to meet with faculty and other representatives from the College of Arts & Letters will follow in the Forum of Jenkins Nanovic

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Feb 19

Monday Feb 19, 2024

Lecture by Judge Richard Sullivan: “Where Have All the Trials Gone? The Vanishing Jury Trial and What it Means for Our System of Justice and the Legal Profession."

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Location: Eck 1130

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Richard J. Sullivan was sworn in as a United States Circuit Court Judge for the Second Circuit in October 2018. Before that, Judge Sullivan served for eleven years as a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. Prior to becoming a judge, he served as the General Counsel and Managing Director of Marsh Inc., the world's leading risk management and insurance brokerage firm.…

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Feb 19

Monday Feb 19, 2024

Virtual Flash Panel: Defunding Russia’s War Against Ukraine

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Location: Online via Zoom

David Cortright, professor emeritus of the practice at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, and Anna Romandash, an award-winning journalist from Ukraine and a master of global affairs graduate (’22) from the Keough School of Global Affairs, will share the results of their study on the effectiveness of sanctions on Russia (click to read policy brief)

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Feb 20

Tuesday Feb 20, 2024

Film Screening: ‘20 Days in Mariupol’

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Location: Hesburgh Auditorium

An Associated Press team of Ukrainian journalists trapped in the besieged city of Mariupol struggle to continue their work documenting atrocities of the Russian invasion. As the only international reporters who remain in the city as Russian forces close in, they capture what become some of the most defining images of the war: dying children, mass graves, the bombing of a maternity hospital, and more.…

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Feb 21

Wednesday Feb 21, 2024

Join or Die: A Film Screening and Conversation with Robert Putnam

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Location: Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

 

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Join us for a special screening of Join or Die: a film about why you should join a club and why the fate of America depends on it, and for the live conversation that follows with legendary social scientist Robert Putnam, Emeritus Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School.

 

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Feb 22

Thursday Feb 22, 2024

International Security Studies Minor Information Night

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Are you interested in learning about the causes, conduct, and consequences of conflict?

Would you like to take an interdisciplinary approach to studying security, its applications, and its implications?

Do you want to join a network of practictioners at the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community, and governmental and non-governmental organizations?…

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Feb 26

Monday Feb 26, 2024

Lecture by Yoram Hazony: "Judaism and Free Speech on Campus Post-October 7, 2023"

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Location: Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

Yoram Hazony

Yoram Hazony is an Israeli philosopher, biblical scholar, and political theorist. He currently serves as the President of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem, and is the Chairman of the Edmund Burke Foundation. Dr. Hazony is the author of The Virtue of Nationalism

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Feb 29

Thursday Feb 29, 2024

ND Democracy Talk: "The Student Becomes the Teacher: German Lessons for American Democracy" with Bill Donahue

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

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Bill Donahue is the Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Professor of the Humanities
Concurrent Professor of Film, Television & Theater; Professor of European Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs; Director of the Initiative for Global Europe, Keough School of Global Affairs…

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