A bi-weekly roundup of events and research |
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 

CAMPUS EVENTS

 
 
 
 

THIS WEEK

 
 
 

WEDNESDAY November 15

 
 
 

The Ford Foundation and Brazilian Economics: Modernization and Pluralism in Authoritarian Society

Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais/CLAS)

 
 
 

The Rohingya Crisis: How Did We Get Here and What Now?

Mark Bradley (UChicago)

Abdul Malik Mujahid (Burma Task Force, USA)

 
 
 

The Obvious and the Oblivious: Reflections on the Psychology of Action in Early China and Beyond

Romain Graziani (ENS, Lyon)

 
 
 

There’s an App For That: The Role of Data Transparency in the War on Pollution

Ma Jun (Inst. of Public & Environmental Affairs)

 
 
 

THURSDAY November 16

 
 
 

The Political Economy of Conflict

Leopoldo Fergusson (University of the Andes)

 
 
 

Necropolitics, Racism and (Failed) Citizenships in 21st Century Mexico

Federico Navarrete (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)

 
 
 
 

Virtuosity + Being in Ancient Maya Writing

Stephen Houston (Brown University)

 
 
 

America’s Foreign Policy Approach: A Conversation with Jake Sullivan and Frances Townsend

 
 
 

THURSDAY-SUNDAY
November 16-19

 
 
 

 
 
 

NEXT WEEK

 
 
 

MONDAY November 20

 
 
 

Pharmocracy: Value, Politics, and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine 

Kaushik Sunder Rajan (UChicago)
Lisa Weeden (UChicago)

 
 
 

TUESDAY November 21

 
 
 

The Peculiar Ethics of Geoengineering

Stephen Gardiner (University of Washington)

 
 
 

Anonymous Brown Bodies: The Productive Power of the Deadly US-Mexico Border

Nicholas De Genova

 
 
 
 
 

AROUND TOWN & DOWN THE ROAD

 
 
 
 

NOVEMBER 17

 
 
 

Rent and Repression in Peacekeeper-Contributing Countries

Jon Caverley, PhD’08 (US Naval War College)

 
 
 

NOVEMBER 18

 
 
 

 
 
 

NOVEMBER 28

 
 
 

5:30pm  •  Chicago Council on Global Affairs

 
 
 
 

ONGOING

 
 
 

Havana Case Study

September 12 - January 26, 2018

 
 
 

Revolution Every Day

September 14  - January 28, 2018

 
 
 

SAVE THE DATE

 
 
 

The Monetary and Fiscal History of
Latin America

 
 
 

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NEWS & RESEARCH ROUNDUP

 
 
   
 
 

Trump Met by Protests Calling on U.S. to Open Diplomatic Relations with North Korea

History professor Bruce Cumings discusses Trump’s visit to South Korea on Democracy Now!

 
 
 

Would the world be more peaceful with more women leaders?

Harris Public Policy professor Oeindrila Dube finds that European queens were more likely to engage in inter-state conflicts than kings.

 
 
   
 

Psychology professor Jean Decety proposes that understanding radicalization and how it leads to political violence requires integration of evolutionary theory, social, personality and cognitive psychology, political science and neuroscience.

 
 
 

What’s the latest in development economics research?

World Bank economist David Evans sums up 147 papers presented at the Northeast Universities Development Consortium conference.

 
 
 
 
 

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT...

 
 
Destined for War? US-China Relations in 2017
 
 

The Institute of Politics, the Paulson Institute, and Harris Public Policy hosted political scientist and Harvard professor Graham Allison for a lunchtime discussion. In light of his latest book, Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?, Allison discussed the future of US-China relations, examining the potential conflicts between the two world powers. Evan Feigenbaum, vice chairman of the Paulson Institute, moderated the discussion.

 
 
 
 
  
 
 
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