Monthly Archives: October 2011

Prof. Singer on “Elections, Electoral Behavior, & Economy in L. America”

Prof. Matthew Singer presented at a workshop in Quebec City on “Elections, Electoral Behavior, and the Economy in Latin America.” (view here starting about 2:10)(Part I of the workshop is here) The workshop was hosted by the Research Chair on Democracy … Continue reading

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Amb. Kurtzer meets with Students

Amb. Daniel Kurtzer met with undergraduate and graduate students in an informal session about both Middle East issues and his service as a U.S. diplomat. The students at the meeting included POLS honors students and Human Rights (HRTS) students. The … Continue reading

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PE Workshops (Fridays)

This week, Friday, October 28, the Political Economy Workshop will meet in Manchester 125 from 11:00-12:15. Jeremiah Coldsmith will present the following paper: “What about the Investing Class? Improving Wright’s Class Map through the Inclusion of Partial Ownership” Lead discussants … Continue reading

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New articles from POLS professors

Look for a new article by Profs. Lyle Scruggs, Shareen Hertel, Samuel Best, and Christopher Jeffords to be published next month in Human Rights Quarterly (vol. 33:4, November 2011), entitled “Information, Choice and Political Consumption: Human Rights in the Checkout … Continue reading

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DC Internship meeting, Oct 26 @12:30

Mr. Samuel Inman from The Washington Center will be on campus on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 to discuss the details of this program.  There will be a special Information Session with Mr. Inman in Monteith 119 at 12:30 pm on … Continue reading

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Kurtzer speaking on Middle East, Oct. 26 (Video/Audio)

This talk is over but you may still watch and listen here. (or MP3)(Daily Campus article) Amb. Daniel Kurtzer, former U.S. Ambassador to Egypt and Israel and now a professor at Princeton University, will deliver a public lecture at UConn on … Continue reading

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Pressman on Gadhafi’s fall

Over at UConn Today, Prof. Jeremy Pressman comments on the death of Moammar Gadhafi of Libya.

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