3:00- 5:00 p.m.
Pick Hall, Room 506
5828 South University Avenue
PISP explores the major theoretical debates and policy issues in the field of international security. The workshop provides a forum for graduate students, Chicago faculty, and outside academics to present original unpublished research, commonly a draft journal article or dissertation/book chapter. Policy experts also come to PISP to share their knowledge of the key issues of the day. Topics include nuclear proliferation, theories of war and peace, American national security policy, military doctrine and organization, and terrorism.
|January 10||Nasir Almasri (University of Chicago)|
"Suicide Terrorism and Autocratic Regimes"
|January 17||Kevin Weng (University of Chicago)|
"State-building to Victory: Chinese Communist and Republican Strategies from 1937-1945"
|January 24||Fahad Sajid (University of Chicago)|
"British Imperialism as Explanandum: Setting the Record Straight"
|January 31||John O'Halloran (University of Chicago)|
"Natural Disasters and Great Power Politics: Stability and Relative Gains during the Reagan Administration"
|February 7||Erica Chenoweth (University of Denver)|
"Mass Mobilization and Mass Killings: How Conflict Dynamics Impact State-Led Violence"
|February 14||NO SESSION|
|February 21||Ana Arjona (Northwestern University)|
"An Institutionalist Approach to Recruitment in Civil War: Evidence from Colombia and Kosovo"
|February 28||Gentry Jenkins (University of Chicago)|
"The Nationalist Origins of Post-Revolution Wars: (Re)Asserting the Nation-State in Problematic Peripheries"