Wednesday Seminars

The SSP Wednesday Seminar Series runs from 12 to 1:30PM in E40-496, Lucian Pye Conference Room every Wednesday during the Spring and Fall semesters. All talks are open to the public.

Date

Speaker

Topic

February 19 BENJAMIN MILLER
University of Haifa
Competing Models of War and Peace: How Relevant are they in the Post-Cold War Era?
February 26 ROBERT LEGVOLD
Columbia University
Reconciling the Euro-Atlantic and Asia-Pacific Dimensions in U.S.- Russian Relations
March 5 SHEENA CHESTNUT GREITENS
University of Missouri
Organizing Repression: Coercive Institutions and State Violence under Authoritarianism
March 12 DANIEL DREZNER
Tufts University
Does Military Power Attract Foreign Investment?
March 19 RISA BROOKS
Marquette University
Societies and Terrorist Violence: How Community Ties Influence Militant Groups’ Targeting of Civilians
April 2 LISA BLAYDES
Stanford University

Compliance and Resistance in Iraq under Saddam Hussein: Evidence from the Files of the Ba'th Party

April 9 BENJAMIN VALENTINO
Dartmouth College
More than a Word? Genocide and U.S. Public Opinion
April 16 FRED KAPLAN
Slate Magazine

America and the World in the Age of Obama

April 30 AMY SMITHSON
Monterey Institute of International Studies
About Face? Chemical Disarmament in Syria
May 7 BG Michael Wehr
US Army
“Secure, Hold, Build”- What’s the Impact of Building Infrastructure during Ongoing Evolution of Diplomatic, Informational, Military and Economic Conditions in Afghanistan?