Institute for Global and International Studies

Research Seminars

Designed to facilitate discussion of research in the social sciences, the IGIS Research Seminar Series brings together distinguished faculty members from GW and other universities to present working paperd and discuss current research. Both GW faculty and GW Ph.D. students serve as discussants for the series. The speakers' working papers are available for download prior to each seminar.

Seminar Series Location:
Dean Maurice A. East Conference Room,
Suite 501, 1957 E Street, NW
12 noon

RSVP to igis@gwu.edu.

2011-12 Academic Year

Pablo M. Pinto

Thursday, October 6
Pablo M. Pinto, Associate Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
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Joshua Goldstein

Thursday, October 13
Joshua Goldstein, Research Scholar of Political Science, University of Massachusetts and Professor Emeritus of International Relations, American University; author, Winning the War on War: The Decline of Armed Conflict Worldwide

Zak Taylor

Thursday, November 3
Zak Taylor, Assistant Professor of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology
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IGIS-IERES Joint Seminar

Thursday, November 10
Orfeo Fioretos, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Temple University
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Explaining the Advocacy Agenda: Insights From the Human Security Network

Thursday, December 1
Charli Carpenter, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
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Restructuring Neoliberalism at the World Health Organization

Thursday, February 2
Nitsan Chorev, Associate Professor of Sociology, Brown University
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Do Terrorists Win? Rebels' Use of Terrorism and Civil War Outcomes

Thursday, February 9
Page Fortna, Associate Professor of Poltical Science, Columbia Universit
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Did Bush Democratize the Middle East? The Role of External‐Internal Linkages

Thursday, February 16
Bruce Gilley, Associate Professor of Poltical Science, Portland State Universit
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Local Justice for Genocide: The Social and Political Impact of the Gacaca Courts in Rwanda

Friday, February 17
Phil Clark, Lecturer in Comparative and International Politics, University of London
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Saving the Banks: The Political Economy of Bailouts

Thursday, February 23
Cornelia Woll, Associate Dean for Research, Sciences Po Paris
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Rights as Weapons in Political Conflict

Thursday, March 1
Clifford Bob, Associate Professor of Political Science, Duquesne University
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The Law’s Majestic Equality? The Distributive Impact of Litigating Social and Economic Rights

Thursday, March 8
Varun Gauri, Senior Economist, The World Bank
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The Technocratic Advantage: Do Leaders Matter for International Financing?

Thursday, March 22
Irfan Nooruddin, Associate Professor of Political Science, Ohio State University
Tom Flores, Assistant Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University
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EMPIRES & BUREAUCRACY — From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century: The Challenges of Collaborative Historical Comparison

Thursday, March 22, 3:15-4:45 PM
Lindner Family Commons, Suite 602
1957 E Street, NW

Peter Crooks, Research Associate in Medievel History, Trinity College Dublin
Timothy Parsons, Professor of History and African Studies, Washington University in St. Louis
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Christina Davis

Thursday, March 29
Christina Davis, Associate Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University
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The Puzzle of Extra-Lethal Violence

Thursday, April 12
Lee Ann Fujii, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto
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Market Making: The International Organization of the Access Regime for Antiretrovirals

Thursday, April 19
Joshua Busby, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
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Jason Sharman

Thursday, April 26
Jason Sharman, Professor of Governance and Public Policy, Griffith University (Australia)

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