Covert Action in World Politics
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 

CISSR SPOTLIGHT

 
 
  
 
 

Covert Action in World Politics: 

A Joint Book Discussion


 
 
 

Recently,  Austin Carson, University of Chicago Associate Professor of Political Science, was joined by University of Nottingham’s Rory Cormac for a discussion of the history and politics of international covert action. Carson and Cormac took time to discuss their recent books, the practical side of researching secrecy, and recent events.

 Read more here...

 
 
 
 
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 
 
 
  
 
 

THURSDAY, Dec. 13


Seminary Co-Op

“Russian Cuisine in Exile"

Angela Brintlinger & Thomas Feerick

6:00pm, Seminary Co-Op

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.,  Chicago, IL 


 
 

FRIDAY, Dec. 14


Seminary Co-Op

“Exchanging Words"

Christopher Ball

6:00pm, Seminary Co-Op

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL

 
 

SATURDAY, Dec. 15


Newberry Consort

A Mexican Christmas

8:00pm, Bond Chapel

1050 E. 59th St., Chicago, IL

Tickets are required


 
 
 
 

AROUND TOWN & DOWN THE ROAD

 
 
 


SAVE THE DATE


 
 

 Jan. 4

 

Seminary Co-Op

Combined Book Launch: The Political Lives of Saints and Halal Food

Angie Heo, Febe Armanios, and Bogac Ergene

6:00pm, Seminary Co-Op

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.,  Chicago, IL 


 
 

 Jan. 6-7

 

The Political Theology Network, UChicago Divinity, CISSR

Socialist Aspirations: Religion, Atheism, 

and Spiritual Life

Swift Common Room

1025 E. 58th St., Chicago, IL


 
 

Jan. 11

 

Pearson Institute

Lunch and Learn

Jake Shapiro, Princeton

12:45pm, Harris School of Public Policy

1155 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL

 
 

Jan. 11 


Seminary Co-Op

Bull Markets"

Sean Dinces and Larry Bennett

6:00pm, Seminary Co-Op

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL





 
 

 Jan. 13

 

UChicago Arts and Center for East Asian Studies

Black String Performance

3:00pm, Logan Center Performance Hall

915 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL


 
 

 



Jan. 15

 

Seminary Co-Op

“The History of Modern Italy"

Anthony Cardoza

6:00pm, Seminary Co-Op

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.., Chicago, IL

 
 


 
 
 
 

NEWS & RESEARCH ROUNDUP

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Geography of Repression and Support for Democracy: Evidence From the Pinochet Dictatorship"


CISSR Fellows Maria Bautista and Luis Martinez have co-authored a paper analyzing  how the location of military bases predicts local levels of civilian victimization through an analysis of the regime of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. Read more here...


 
 
 

Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) 

Summer and Academic Year Fellowships

 

This fellowship program is currently accepting applications


 
 
 
Learn More Here
 
 
 

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT


 
 
 
Introduction, Censorship & Information Control During Information Revolutions
 
 
 

Introduction, Censorship & Information Control During Information Revolutions


 
 

During an event hosted by the Department of History earlier this quarter, scholars discussed whether there are patterns in how revolutions in information technology stimulate new forms of information control and what earlier information revolutions can teach us about the digital revolution.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Warm Wishes for Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year from everyone at CISSR! 
We will return with a new Digest on January 8.

 
 
  
 
  
 
 
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