October 2014

October 1, 2014
12:00pm American Politics & Public Policy Workshop: "The Increasingly United States"
2:30pm International Trade Workshop: "Trade Reform and Regional Dynamics: Evidence from 25 Years of Brazilian Matched Employer-Employee Data”
October 2, 2014
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Student Workshop: "Collective Action in Exile: Syrian Refugees and Community Mobilization in Lebanon”
October 3, 2014
1:00pm Center for Historical Enquiry and the Social Sciences (CHESS) Workshop
October 6, 2014
11:30am American Religious History Working Group: Articles and Discussion
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Seminar: "Security Shocks, Military Buildups, and Budget Deficits in Postwar America"
1:30pm Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence: "Governing Coercion: Armed Politics and the State in South Asia"
5:30pm Hellenic Studies Program Stavros Niarchos Foundation Lecture: "Patrick Leigh Fermor In Greece"
October 7, 2014
11:45am The ISS Brady-Johnson Colloquium in Grand Strategy and International History: "Islam as the 'Opiate of the Masses': The Chinese Communist Party's Contemporary Religious Policy in Xinjiang"
4:30pm Dwight H. Terry Lectureship series: "The Politics of Sexuality in Ancient India: The Manipulation of Religion by the Sciences of Politics and Pleasure in Ancient India"
6:15pm Modern European Colloquium: "Informal Empire in the Balkans, 1920's-1930's"
October 8, 2014
12:00pm American Politics & Public Policy Workshop: "TBA"
12:00pm Southeast Asia Studies Seminar Series: "Saving Unicorns: New Species and the Extinction Crisis in Southeast Asia"
12:00pm Council on Middle East Studies Colloquium: "Primordial Covenant in the Qur'an. The History of an Idea"
2:30pm International Trade Workshop: "TBA"
7:00pm Yale Program in Iranian Studies and the Council on Middle East Studies at the MacMillan Center: "
October 9, 2014
12:00pm MacMillan-CSAP Workshop on Quantitative Research Methods: "Predicting Local Violence"
4:30pm The Annual Coca-Cola World Fund Lecture at Yale: Raila Odinga, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Kenya
5:30pm Department of Italian Language and Literature: "Machiavelli's Family Values: A Reading of 'Mandragola'"
October 10, 2014
10:00am CEAS Japan Anthro Colloquium: "Hōkō onchi: Way-finding and the Emergence of 'Directional Tone-Deafness' in Japan"
October 13, 2014
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Seminar: "The Political Economy of Higher Public Education Admission Tests"
October 14, 2014
5:00pm Yale Program for Study of Antisemitism: "Living Together, Thinking the Future:Coexistence after the Gaza War of 2014"
October 15, 2014
12:00pm American Politics & Public Policy Workshop: "TBA"
2:30pm International Trade Workshop: "TBA"
6:15pm Modern European Colloquium: "TBA"
October 16, 2014
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Student Workshop: "TBA"
1:30pm Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence: "Fragile Bargains: Powersharing, Protection, and Peace"
October 20, 2014
12:00pm MacMillan Comparative Politics Workshop: "TBA"
1:30pm Program on Order, Conflict and Violence Speaker Series: "The Connection between Agrarian Property Rights and Civil War in Colombia: Discussing the Mechanisms"
4:30pm CEAS China Colloquium: "Nomads and Climate in Chinese History: Scientific Arguments and New Perspectives"
5:30pm Hellenic Studies Program: "Kisses To The Children"
October 21, 2014
11:45am The ISS Brady-Johnson Colloquium in Grand Strategy and International History: "Rethinking economic "sanctions" against dictators: the case against customary trade with kleptocrats"
12:00pm Comparative Research Workshop: "Transnational Origins of Local Industry: The Case of Pharmaceutical Production in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda"
October 23, 2014
12:00pm Yale Law School: "Economic Rights Advocacy in Practice: The Long (and unfinished) Journey of India's Right to Food Campaign"
October 24, 2014
8:00am Yale University CHESS Program and the British Studies Program: "Morality, Institutions and Empire"
October 27, 2014
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Seminar: "Do ‘Town Hall’ Meetings Aid Local Democracy? Theory and Evidence from Indian Village Council”
1:30pm Program on Order, Conflict and Violence Speaker Series: "Killing through the State in the Colombian War: A Criminal Plan to Get Away with Murder"
4:30pm William F. Buckley, Jr. Program: "Barry Goldwater, the 1964 Election, and A Time for Choosing: 50 Years Later"
October 28, 2014
11:45am The ISS Brady-Johnson Colloquium in Grand Strategy and International History: "Black Markets, Currency Manipulation, and Corruption in South Vietnam, 1965-1970"
12:00pm Yale Law School and the MacMillan Center: "Lessons in Legal Pluralism: How Secular-Private Law Reacts when Spouses are Harmed by Jewish Family Law or Shari'a Law"
12:00pm Comparative Research Workshop: "Doing Violence, Making Race: Lynching and Racial Group Formation in the post-Reconstruction South"
12:00pm CEAS Postdoc Lecture Series: "Examining the Life of Oyabe Zen’ichirō: The New Formation of Modern Japanese Identity at the Turn of the Twentieth Century"
12:00pm MacMillan Comparative Politics Workshop: "The EU’s Democratic Deficit Before and After the Eurozone Crisis"
7:00pm Yale Himalaya Initiative: "Mass Resettlement Policies on the Tibetan Plateau: Issues and Prospects"
October 29, 2014
11:45am International Relations Seminar Series: "When Do Human Rights Commissions Improve Human Rights? Lessons From Mexico's State Human Rights Commission"
12:00pm American Politics & Public Policy Workshop: "TBA"
12:00pm Council on Middle East Studies Colloquium: "The Authority of the Shaykha: Gender Politics in Transnational Intellectual Networks in Syria"
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: "TBA"
4:30pm CAS 2014-15 Lecture Series: "An Antinationalist Anticolonialism: Politics in French West Africa, 1945-1960"
6:15pm Modern European Colloquium: "The Singing Turk: Ottoman Themes in European Operatic Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century"
October 30, 2014
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Student Workshop: "Dangerous Disconnect: How Politicians' Misperceptions About Voters Lead to Violence in Kenya"
12:00pm ISPS: "A Moderated Discussion on the Midterm, 2014: Expert Perspectives and Predictions. A discussion on what to expect on election day and beyond".
12:30pm African Studies Brown Bag Lunch Series: "Rebellion, Violence, and Recognition in the Central African Republic"
4:30pm CEAS China Colloquium: "The Buddha's Footprint: An Environmental History of Asia"
6:30pm Council on Middle East Studies Cinema: "The Band's Visit"
October 31, 2014
1:00pm Center for Historical Enquiry and the Social Sciences (CHESS) Workshop
4:30pm MacMillan Center: "When Dogs Killed on Plains and Answers Lay Up the Hills: The Curious History of the The Pasteur Institute, Coonoor"