Category Archives: Speaker

Lefebvre: “The Geopolitical Dilemmas of Confronting ISIL/ISIS”

Hot Topics Discussions “The Geopolitical Dilemmas of Confronting ISIL/ISIS” Prof. Jeff Lefebvre, Political Science UCONN Stamford Room 1.29 Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Exploring the Value of Political Life (Roundtable Discussion & Public Lecture by Bonnie Honig)

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Fata to speak on Ukraine-Russia crisis (March 10)

Dan Fata, an expert on the Ukraine-Russia crisis, visits us on Monday, March 10, 2014. Fata, a UConn alum who coordinated the U.S. response to Russia’s 2008 invasion of Georgia as a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, will visit classes, … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Iran Events on March 6

Middle East Studies and UConn Reads are co-sponsoring two events related to Iran: “The Invention of Modern Theocracy: Iran’s Unfinished Revolution” (academic talk) Prof. Behrooz Moazami Associate Professor of History and Director of Middle East Peace Studies at Loyola University … Continue reading

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Herrera speaks at Brown University

Prof. Veronica Herrera spoke at the Watson Institute at Brown University on, “Water Networks: Political Coalitions and Policy Making in Urban Mexico.” Congratulations!

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Zirakzadeh on “Nietzsche, Moral Stands, and Social Movement Research” (AUDIO)

On October 7, 2013, Prof. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh spoke on “Nietzsche, Moral Stands, and Social Movement Research.” (Audio: MP3) Photo by Robert Wishart

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Anderson on “The Influence of Sense of Community on Political Activity and Attitudes in Ghana”

Political scientist Mary Anderson of the University of Tampa will be giving a talk titled “The Influence of Sense of Community on Political Activity and Attitudes in Ghana” as part of this semester’s HRI research series on Economic and Social … Continue reading

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Zirakzadeh on “Nietzsche, Moral Stands, and Social Movement Research” (12:15pm, Oak 438)

Please join us for a lecture by Professor Cyrus Ernesto (“Ernie”) Zirakzadeh entitled “For What Do We Cheer? Nietzsche, Moral Stands, and Social-Movement Research” Monday, October 7, 2013 12:15 pm in Oak 438 The talk is part of the Political … Continue reading

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Zehavi talk on Labor Market and Israeli Arabs (Sept 3)

Prof. Amos Zehavi (Tel Aviv University) will speak on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at 12:15 pm in Oak 438. His talk is entitled, “The Rocky Road from Ethnic Exclusion to Inclusion in the Labor Market: The Case of Israeli Arabs.” … Continue reading

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Winters on “Bargaining in World Bank Projects” (12:15pm, Oak 438)

Please join us for a lecture by Prof. Matthew S. Winters (University of Illinois) “Splitting the Check: Bargaining Over Counterpart Commitments in World Bank Projects” (paper) Tuesday, April 30, 2013 12:15pm in Oak 438 Sponsored by the Department of Political … Continue reading

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