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Do Programmatic Policies Always Win Votes?

March 11, 2021

About the Event: Do programmatic policies always yield electoral rewards?

Constraining Dictatorship

February 25, 2021

**Please note all CDDRL events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone About the Event: This book examines the creation and consequences of executive constraints in authoritarian regimes.

Making Hong Kong China

February 18, 2021

**Please note all CDDRL events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone About the Event:  How can one of the world’s most free-wheeling cities transition from a vibrant global center of culture...

Visions into Violence: Reform, Sovereignty, and Conflict

February 11, 2021

**Please note all CDDRL events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone About the Event:  In the modern world, political actors seek sovereignty not only to enjoy its considerable fruits, but to...

Fast Food, Urban Crises: A History

February 4, 2021

  About the Event:  In the wake of the racial unrest of 1968, the federal government  embarked on a series of social programs designed to  respond to the cries of Black communities demanding an end...

Global Implications of China's Belt and Road Initiative

January 28, 2021

About the Event:   In partnership with The Hoover Project on China's Global Sharp Power, Jonathan Hillman from the Center for Strategic & International Studies, Min Ye from Boston University,...

The Judicial Tug of War

January 21, 2021

About the Event:  Why have conservatives decried “activist judges”? And why have liberals - and America's powerful legal establishment - emphasized qualifications and experience over ideology?

Notes on Culture and Counterinsurgency

January 14, 2021

**Please note all CDDRL events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone   About the Event: Following the Allied invasion of Iraq in 2003, the U.S.

The Storming of the Capitol and the Future of Speech Online

January 14, 2021

Social media and digital technologies have come under fire for their contribution to the development of the groups that ultimately stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6.

A New U.S.-Japan Relationship Under President Biden

January 12, 2021

This event is being held virtually via Zoom.

January 6th and the Crisis of American Democracy

January 8, 2021

  REGISTER HERE   Trump’s presidency has destabilized American democracy, culminating in the violent events at the United States Capitol while Congress certified the 2020 election results on...

Winter Series on China's Economy and Institutions: Rural Livelihood and Environmental Sustainability in China with Prof. Gretchen Daily

January 8, 2021

Please join us for our winter seminar series of four lectures given by multidisciplinary faculty who are leading experts on China's economy and institutions.

Winter Seminar Series on China's Economy and Institutions: Talent and Firm Creation in China with Prof. Ruixue Jia

January 8, 2021

Please join us for our winter seminar series of four lectures given by multidisciplinary faculty who are leading experts on China's economy and institutions.

Winter Series on China's Economy and Institutions: A Study of Confucius Institute Teachers Around the World with Prof. Jennifer Pan

January 8, 2021

Please join us for our winter seminar series of four lectures given by multidisciplinary faculty who are leading experts on China's economy and institutions.

Winter Seminar Series on China's Economy and Institutions: The Political Genesis of Local Government Debt in China with Prof. Jean Oi

January 8, 2021

Please join us for our winter seminar series of four lectures given by multidisciplinary faculty who are leading experts on China's economy and institutions.

The 2020 U.S. Election: Stress Test for American Democracy

January 6, 2021

The 2020 U.S. Election: Stress Test for American Democracy Time January 14th (8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Beijing Time)  January 13th (4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Unfinished Arab Spring Ten Years on: Where Are We Going?

January 4, 2021

ABSTRACT  This talk is based on the speakers’ recently published edited volume The Unfinished Arab Spring: Micro-Dynamics of Revolts between Change and Continuity.

Research in Progress: Doug Owens - Development of the New USPSTF Guidelines on Screening for Lung Cancer and Colorectal Cancer

January 4, 2021

Title: Research in Progress: Doug Owens - Development of the New USPSTF Guidelines on Screening for Lung Cancer and Colorectal Cancer Brief Abstract:  Discuss the development of the two new draft...

The university and authoritarian resilience in Turkey

December 9, 2020

About the Event:  Increasing access to higher education is often seen as a threat to authoritarian regimes.

Public-Private Collaborations and NGOs in the Health Sector in Asia

December 9, 2020

This event is part of the Asia Health Policy Program (AHPP) 2020-21 Colloquium series "Health, medicine, and longevity: Exploring public and private roles" Non-state actors contribute to health...

Where Do We Go From Here? | Documentary Film Festival

December 8, 2020

Sponsored by Camera as Witness Program, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Martin Luther King, Jr.

SPICE Webinar: "Human Rights Day 2020: Teacher Workshop on Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan"

December 5, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/8oDHKdyhZO0   In recognition of Human Rights Day on December 10, SPICE is honored to feature Dr.

The Biden Presidency and U.S. Asia Policy

December 4, 2020

"America is back, ready to lead the world, not retreat from it,” declared President-elect Joe Biden as he unveiled his foreign policy team on November 24.

Book Talk | The New Party Challenge: Changing Cycles of Party Birth and Death in Central Europe and Beyond

December 4, 2020

Why do some parties live fast and die young, but other endure? And why are some party systems more stable than others?

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