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POSTPONED: Do Programmatic Policies Always Win Votes? Evidence from Education Reforms in Tanzania

May 14, 2020

Abstract:Do programmatic policies always yield electoral rewards?

COVID-19 and Policy Responses in South and Southeast Asia

May 13, 2020

This event is via Zoom Webinar.

Lebanon’s Uprising in A Time of Crises

May 13, 2020

ABSTRACTThis talk examines the multiple crises manifesting in Lebanon today and their impact on the fate of the uprising that began in October 2019.

POSTPONED: Democratic Discord: When Electoral Democracy Creates Social Conflict

May 7, 2020

Abstract:I label the phenomenon of democratic politicians mobilizing and exacerbating societal conflict to win votes “democratic discord.”  First, I demonstrate the concept of democratic discord...

Federalism and covid: A comparative study of the US, Brazil and Mexico

May 7, 2020

Speaker Bio: Alberto Diaz-Cayeros joined the FSI faculty in 2013 after serving for five years as the director of the Center for US-Mexico studies at the University of California, San Diego.

Global Populisms and Their Challenges: Threats and Potential Solutions

May 7, 2020

A panel discussion on the threat and potential solutions for the rise of global populism.“Populism” has claimed enormous amounts of popular and press attention, with the Brexit vote of 2016, the...

Japan-China Relations in the Pandemic Era and Rising US-China Friction: A Way Forward

May 6, 2020

This event is available through livestream only.

The Button: The New Nuclear Arms Race And Presidential Power From Truman To Trump

May 5, 2020

* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/wV3Jvqri5Ds About the Event: Throughout America’s atomic history, the president has...

Modernization and Democratic Citizenship in East Asia

May 4, 2020

Do middle-class citizens in East Asia support democracy? Do they prefer democracy to other regime types, as modernization theory contends?

Cyber and Covid-19

April 30, 2020

COVID-19 is having a profound impact on our online systems - exposing both the essential role they can and do play in our modern society, and the risks and vulnerabilities they represent....

Which Militants Receive Missiles? Explaining How Organizational Similarities Influence External Provision of Support

April 27, 2020

Livestream: Please click here to join the livestream webinar via Zoom or log-in with webinar ID 944 5730 9104. About this Event: Why do some governments give foreign militants missiles that can...

Reconciliations, Settlements, and the Making of Syria’s Illiberal Peace

April 24, 2020

ABSTRACTThe absence of an internationally mandated or internally negotiated peace process has allowed the Syrian regime to craft an illiberal peace as an outcome to the nearly decade-long conflict....

Trustlessness: The Paradoxes of Cryptocurrency for International Security

April 23, 2020

 Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/cLeMYCUzXvE About this Event: This talk will offer an explanation for a contradiction in cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies: similar tools and platforms...

CANCELLED: Book Talk: Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment

April 23, 2020

Abstract:Ahmet T. Kuru will talk about his new book  Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment: A Global and Historical Comparison (Cambridge University Press, 2019).

The South China Sea in the Time of COVID-19

April 23, 2020

This event is via Zoom Webinar.

Rosenkranz Global Health Policy Symposium

April 22, 2020

Visit the Symposium PageDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have indefinitely postponed the April 22 Symposium. Advisory on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)In accordance with university guidelines, if you...

COVID-19: The Economic Impact in China

April 20, 2020

Co-sponsored by the King Center on Global Development and Shorenstein APARC, this virtual panel discusses the impacts of the coronavirus pandemics on China's urban and rural employment and its...

CISAC Honors Program Presentations | Ben Boston and Eva Frankel

April 17, 2020

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/vrUV4VtYZsE About this Event: Ben Boston1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Introductions will start at 1:30pm.

CISAC Honors Program Presentations | Sophia Boyer, Samantha Feuer, and Elena Crespo

April 17, 2020

Seminar Recording:  /*-->*/ https://youtu.be/sQynE60SFTc About this Event: Sophia Boyer1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Introductions will start at 1:30pm.

"You're Fired": A Comparative Analysis of Presidential Impeachment in the United States and South Korea

April 17, 2020

Presidential impeachment is becoming increasingly common in democracies around the world; however, the public’s understanding of impeachment both as a legal and a political process and how it fits...

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