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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Publishing in International Studies

Information Session | September 2 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Michael McGandy, Cornell University Press; William Frucht, Yale University Press; Susan Ferber, Oxford University Press

Institute of International Studies


How to turn your dissertation into a book: a roundtable of editors from Oxford, Yale, and Cornell University Presses will address this crucial question in its practical and substantive dimensions. The session is intended for graduate students working on international topics in the social sciences, but all are welcome.


Students - Graduate

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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Understanding the Iranian Nuclear Deal

Lecture | September 3 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Professor Matthew Kroenig, Georgetown University

Institute of International Studies


Matthew Kroenig is Associate Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a Senior Fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at The Atlantic Council. He formerly served as an adviser on Iran policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and is the author of A Time to Attack: The Looming Iranian Nuclear Threat (2014). He holds a PhD in Political...   More >


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Friday, September 11, 2015

The South China Sea, US Pivot, and Regional Security in Northeast Asia

Lecture | September 11 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


David Kang, International Relations and Business, Director of USC Korean Studies Institute and Director of USC East Asian Studies Center, University of Southern California

Laura Nelson, Department of Gender and Women's Studies and Chair, Center for Korean Studies

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Institute of International Studies


Are many East Asian nations feeling increasingly threatened, especially from China? It certainly appears so, and numerous observers see rising tensions in which war is possible and perhaps imminent. Over the last few months, North Korea has tested missiles and threatened the United States with nuclear war. China spars regularly with Japan over ownership of a group of disputed islands, and with...   More >

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The United States and Cuba: Recent History and the Path Forward

Lecture | September 17 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 2060 Valley Life Sciences Building


Julia Sweig, University of Texas at Austin

Institute of International Studies, Center for Latin American Studies


Julia E. Sweig is Senior Research Fellow at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. She served as the Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) since 2005. Sweig is currently writing a biography on Lady Bird Johnson, to be published by Random...   More >


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How the State Shapes Democracy in India

Lecture | September 17 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Kanchan Chandra, New York University

Institute of International Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies


Kanchan Chandra (Ph.D 2000, Harvard), Professor of Politics at NYU, works on questions of ethnicity, democracy, violence, patronage and clientelism, party politics and the politics of South Asia. She is lead author of Democratic Dynasties (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming), Constructivist Theories of Ethnic Politics (Oxford University Press, 2012), and Why Ethnic Parties Succeed:...   More >


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Monday, September 28, 2015

The Iran Deal: No Better Alternative, Now Make the Most of It

Lecture | September 28 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Dr. George Perkovich, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Institute of International Studies


George Perkovich is vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His research focuses on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation, with a concentration on South Asia, Iran, and the problem of justice in the international political economy.

Perkovich is author of the award-winning book India’s Nuclear Bomb (University of California Press, 2001) and co-author of the...   More >


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