4:30- 6:30 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 The workshop provides a forum for graduate students, Chicago faculty, and outside academics to present original unpublished research, commonly a draft journal article or dissertation/book chapter.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.
|October 6||Chad Levinson (University of Chicago)|
"The Credibility Cartel: Extra-Governmental Organizations in U.S. National Security Politics"
|October 13||Joshua Kertzer (Harvard University)|
"How Do Observers Assess Resolve?"
|October 20||Charles Lipson (University of Chicago)|
"Practical Puzzles and the Path to New IR Theory"
|October 27||Mariya Grinberg (University of Chicago)|
"Have Your Cake and Eat it Too: Economic Interdependence and War"
|November 3||Helen Kinsella (University of Wisconsin-Madison)|
"On Not Being Able to Sleep: Counterinsurgent Wars"
|November 10||David Lake (University of California, San Diego)|
"The Statebuilder’s Dilemma: Legitimacy, Loyalty, and the Limits of External Intervention"
|November 17||Barbara Walter (University of California, San Diego)|
"The Logic of Rebel Strategies in Civil Wars"
|December 1||Kevin Weng (University of Chicago)|
"Shaping Leviathan’s Teeth: State Formation and Military Strategy in Republican China"