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2006-07

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  1. Special Advisor to U.N. Secretary General to visit central Ohio

    Becker, Cathy
    A series of recommendations to end poverty by the year 2015 is the subject of two talks in central Ohio by Jeffrey Sachs, special advisor to U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan and Director of the U.N. Millennium Project. Sachs will hold a press conference at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday (10/5) at Ohio State's Mershon Center for International Security Studies, 1501 Neil Avenue. At 3 p.m., he will discuss "The End of Poverty" at the Ohio Union West Ballroom, 1739 N. High Street. He will also speak at 7:30 p.m. at Ohio Wesleyan University's Gray Chapel, where he will be awarded...

  2. Preventive Self-Defense

    Doyle, Michael
    Michael Doyle is Harold Brown Professor of United States Foreign and Security Policy at Columbia University, with a joint-appointment at the Law School and the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). He will lecture on the ethics of preventive self-defense.

  3. The End of Humanitarian Intervention? Norms and International Politics after 9/11

    Cottey, Andrew
    Andrew Cottey will argue that despite an apparent retreat from humanitarian intervention, there is a deeper normative shift in international politics that is re-defining the boundaries of state sovereignty and will create ongoing pressures for military intervention in internal conflicts and humanitarian crises.

  4. The Politics of Memory in Post-War Europe

    Lebow, Richard Ned
    Richard Ned Lebow is the James O. Freedman Presidential Professor of Government at Dartmouth College and fellow of the Centre of International Studies at the University of Cambridge. He will lecture on "The Politics of Memory in Post-War Europe."

  5. Gendered Insecurities, Religion and Contemporary International Theorizing

    Tickner, J. Ann
    J. Ann Tickner is Professor in the School of International Relations at University of Southern California. She researches feminist perspectives on internation

  6. The U.N. Security Council as World Legislator

    Talmon, Stefan
    Stefan Talmon is a Reader in Public International Law and a Tutorial Fellow in Law at St Anne's College in Oxford University. He will speak on the U.N. as world legislator.

  7. Empire and Citizenship, 212-1946

    Cooper, Frederick; Burbank, Jane
    Frederick Cooper is a Professor of History at New York University specializing in African history, colonization and decolonization, social sciences and the colonial world. Jane Burbank is a Professor of History at New York University specializing in Russian history, legal culture, imperial polities, and peasants. They will speak on empire and citizenship in the ancient world through the Second World War.

  8. The Contest: Hearts, Minds, and the History of U.S. Public Diplomacy in the 'Third World'

    Parker, Jason
    Jason Parker is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies. He received in Ph.D. in History at the University of Florida under Robert McMahon in 2002, and since then has been an Assistant Professor of History at the University of West Virginia in Morgantown. Parker will lecture on his current book project "The Contest: Hearts, Minds, and the History of American Public Diplomacy in the 'Third World'."

  9. Could the British Have Won the American War of Independence?

    Black, Jeremy
    Jeremy Black is a Professor of History at the University of Exeter in Great Britain. His expertise is in post-1500 military history and on 18 th century British history, international relations, cartographic history and newspaper history. His lecture will explore the possibility of British victory in the American Civil War.

  10. Prosperity and Crisis in the World Economy: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

    Brenner, Robert
    Robert Brenner is Professor of History and Director of the Center for Social Theory and Comparative History at University of California at Los Angeles. He will lecture on the history and future of the global economy.

  11. Wired for War: Science Fiction, Science Reality and the 21st Century Battlefield

    Singer, Peter
    Peter Singer is a Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies and Director of the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World at the Brookings Institution. He is speaking on advances in war technology and their use on the battlefield.

  12. The End of Poverty

    Sachs, Jeffrey
    Jeffrey Sachs is the Director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. He will lecture on strategies for ending global poverty.

  13. Rethinking Moderation: The Politics of Participation in the Middle East

    Schwedler, Jillian
    Jillian Schwedler is Assistant Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Middle East Research and Information Project, publishers of the quarterly Middle East Report.She will speak on "Rethinking Moderation: The Politics of Participation in the Middle East."

  14. Voice and Inequality: The Transformation of American Civic Democracy

    Skocpol, Theda
    Theda Skocpol is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology and Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. She will discuss the results of her recent research in "Voice and Inequality: The Transformation of American Civic Democracy."

  15. Firm Responses to Politics

    Jensen, Nathan
    In this lecture, Nathan Jensen argues that multinational corporations tailor their operations to minimize political risks and maximize political influence when investing in emerging markets.

  16. Oil and Democratic Prospects in the Persian Gulf States

    Gause, F. Gregory
    F. Gregory Gause III is an associate professor of political science at the University of Vermont, and director of the University's Middle East Studies Program. His lecture will be on "Oil and Democratic Prospects in the Persian Gulf States."

  17. Can Positive Group Experiences Shift Attitudes Toward Group Work?

    Foster, Jennifer
    Jennifer Foster will speak on her working paper, "Can Positive Group Experiences Shift Attitudes Toward Group Work? New evidence from a diverse undergraduate setting." In this paper, Foster uses a new data set on university undergraduates working in study groups first to estimate the influence on actual group performance of prior attitudes toward group work, and then to determine the residual effect of prior attitudes on group members' post-evaluation of their work.

  18. The Demand for Labor Standards: New Evidence from Online Experiments in Social Labeling of Imported Products

    Hiscox, Michael
    Michael Hiscox is Professor of Government at Harvard University. He has published widely in the areas of international political economy and international relations. He will present evidence from a recent paper searching for consumer demand for improved labor standards.

  19. Inside the CIA

    Bucknam, Anita
    Anita Bucknam is the CIA Officer in Residence for 2006-07 and 2007-08 at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies.During this presentation, Bucknam will share her experiences at the CIA, as well as slice through some of the many myths about the agency.

  20. Is God Subject to Vote? Islam, Democracy and Religious Pluralism in Indonesia

    Abshar-Abdalla, Ulil
    Ulil Abshar-Abdalla is founder of Jaringan Islam Liberal (Liberal Islam Network, widely known in Indonesia as JIL), which he began as a response to the rising trend of Islamic conservatism that ensued after the collapse of the authoritarian regime of Suharto in May 1998. He will lecture on "Is God Subject to Vote? Islam, Democracy and Religious Pluralism in Indonesia."

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