April 2016

February 1, 2016 to October 1, 2016
(All day) The Africa Initiative at Yale: Research in the Sciences and Social Sciences
March 1, 2016 to September 18, 2016
(All day) An American in Paris: The Beaux-Arts Education of Shepherd Stevens
April 1, 2016
10:30am Whitney Humanities Center Tanner Lectures on Human Values: "Interpreting Non-Violence: Roundtable Discussion"
11:30am CHESS-Ignacio Gallup-Diaz "Pirates Into Frenchmen: Shifting Imperial Perceptions of a Hidden Community in Eastern Panama"
12:00pm Iran Colloquium: Culture Wars and Dual Society in Iran
12:30pm Career Conversation with Hannah Thorburn
April 2, 2016 to January 8, 2017
12:00pm Treasures of the Peabody: 150 Years of Exploration and Discovery
April 3, 2016 to April 4, 2016
6:00pm Jackson Admitted Students Weekend
April 4, 2016
11:45am MacMillan Center: "The United States, China, and Global Leadership"
3:30pm Move, Connect, Exchange: Contemplating the Rise of Asian Cities
3:30pm Contemplating the Rise of Asian Cities: Move, Connect, Exchange
4:00pm Italy and the Mediterranean: Pier Mattia Tommasino, "Braudel, Menocchio, and the Qur‘an: Exploring Continuity Through Philology"
April 5, 2016
11:30am Early Modern Empires: Peter Mancall, USC
3:30pm Yale International History Workshop: "The Nineteenth Century U.S. Steam Empire”
4:30pm Global Justice Program Work-In-Progress Workshop
April 6, 2016 to September 16, 2016
(All day) James Gillray's Hogarthian Progresses
April 6, 2016 to September 12, 2016
(All day) The Medical Library at 75
April 6, 2016 to August 29, 2016
(All day) The Life of the Medical Library
(All day) The Founding Collection of Prints and Drawings: Bequest of Clements C. Fry
April 6, 2016
12:00pm Brown Bags Series, South Asia Studies Council, Latha Swamy
12:00pm CMES Colloquium: State, Space, & Sect in Syria: A Historical Sociological Perspective
12:00pm Representational Rhetorics: Environmental politics, dispossession and ideology in the Melanesian Pacific
4:00pm Fighting Climate Change with the Paris COP21 Agreement: Treat or Trick?
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: "What is Political Knowledge? Hobbes, Spinoza, and Others"
4:30pm WGSS presents: Anne Pitcher, University of Michigan Are Women Satisfied? Gender and Urban Housing Provision in Luanda, Angola
6:30pm Contemporary Turkish Cinema: Three Monkeys | Üç Maymun
7:00pm Russia Film Series, TWILIGHT PORTRAIT* (dir. Angelina Nikonova, 2011), 105 min.
7:00pm Yale Genocide Studies Program: Inaugural Charles E. Scheidt Family Lecture on Atrocity Prevention.
April 7, 2016
12:00pm BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES WORKSHOP: James Andreoni, University of Michigan
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Seminar Series: "Interventions to Improve Public Service Delivery via Politician Performance: A Field Experiment in Ugandan Local Government”
12:30pm Community Owned Data and Land Tenure Security in the Uganda’s Slums
12:30pm International Security Studies: "4th Annual Yale/USMC Day"
4:00pm Institute for Social and Policy Studies: "Recent Trends in Global Income Distribution and their Political Implications"
4:30pm William F. Buckley, Jr. Program and the American Enterprise Institute: A Talk with Dr. Charles Murray
6:30pm CMES Cinema: Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
April 8, 2016
12:00pm South Asia Studies Council Colloquium Series: The Emergency and the genealogies of the postcolonial state in India
3:00pm CHESS Annual Lecture
3:30pm Elm Institute Excellence & Integrity in Business Series: "The Pursuit of Happiness and an Integrated Life"
April 11, 2016
11:45am Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence: Do International Peacebuilders Encourage Interethnic Trust? Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment in Mali.
11:45am Yale School of Management: New Technologies and U.S. Deterrence in the Baltics and Ukraine
11:45am Yale School of Management: Convening Yale: A Conversation with Emma Sky, Author of "The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq."
4:00pm Italy and the Mediterranean: Alexander Bevilacqua, "The Republic of Arabic Letters: Islam and the European Enlightenment"
4:00pm The Jackson Institute: Panel discussion "The Challenges of Responding to Humanitarian Needs in Sub-Saharan Africa"
4:45pm MacMillan Center: "Dismantling Developmentalism: Japan’s Political and Economic Struggles After Achieving Success"
5:30pm Career Conversation with Blair Miller
April 12, 2016
9:00am MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale: "Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution"
12:00pm Jackson Institute for Global Affairs: "How Antiquities Fuel Modern Conflicts"
4:30pm Global Justice Program Work-In-Progress Workshop
4:30pm MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale: ""The Arab Spring Reloaded"
7:00pm Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies: Screening of "Humberto"
April 13, 2016
12:00pm AMERICAN POLITICS & PUBLIC POLICY WORKSHOP: Vivekinan Ashok, Yale University
12:00pm CMES Colloquium: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in the Late Ottoman Empire: Coming Together, Moving Apart
12:00pm Brown Bags Series, South Asia Studies Council, Hungama Amiri
12:00pm European Studies Council and the European Union Studies Program: "Eurozone Unemployment Insurance: The Next Step of EMU Reform?"
3:30pm Talk on "Approaching the History of Humanitarian Ideas: France, the Third World, and the Far Left"
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: “Political Theology, the Jewish Question, and the Work of Metaphor”
4:30pm Other Drugs: Markets, Speculative Capital, and Derivative Life in Nigeria
6:30pm Contemporary Turkish Cinema: The Edge of Heaven
7:00pm Russia Film Series, WINTER JOURNEY (dir. Sergei Taramaev and Liubov Lvova, 2013), 95 min.
April 14, 2016
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Seminar Series: "Politics, Government-Controlled Media, and Women's Fertility Preferences: Evidence from India”
12:00pm BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES WORKSHOP: Judd Kessler, UPenn Wharton School of Business
5:30pm Career Conversation with Royal Hansen
6:30pm CMES Cinema: We Are The Giant
April 15, 2016
9:00am Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions : "Taking Stock of the State in Nineteenth-Century America"
12:30pm Road and State Maintenance in Kenya
April 16, 2016
8:00am Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions : "Taking Stock of the State in Nineteenth-Century America"
12:30pm Deloitte-Yale Diversity & Inclusion Luminary Panel Discussion
April 18, 2016
11:45am MacMillan Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence: "The Heterogeneous Effects of Violence On Political Participation"
12:00pm Jackson Institute for Global Affairs: Career Conversation with Jelena Pia Comella
6:00pm Re-Reading Robert Cover Reading Group: "Obligation: A Jewish Jurisprudence of the Social Order”
April 19, 2016
11:45am International Security Studies Workshop: "World Politics Transformed? The Search for a New Atlantic Order in the Era of the First World War"
12:00pm Italy and the Mediterranean: Monica Martinat, "Justice in the Market Place: The 'Just Price' in Economic Theory and Practice (15th to 18th Centuries)"
12:00pm Career Conversation with Eddy Oketch
12:00pm Comparative Politics Workshop: "Social Distance and Parochialism in the Lab"
4:30pm Global Justice Program Work-In-Progress Workshop
April 20, 2016
11:45am International Relations Seminar Series: "A Prelude to Violence? The Effect of Nationalism on Foreign Policy Preference"
12:00pm Why were Nationalism and Democracy European? Ethnicity and Power in Asia and Europe c. 1400 to 1850
12:00pm American Politics and Public Policy Workshop: "Manipulation of Self-Interest Perception Can Increase Support for Redistribution: Experimental Evidence Testing the Meltzer and Richard Model"
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: "A Life Without Poetry: Rereading Republic 2-5"
4:30pm CMES Colloquium: From Occupation to Warfare: Israel Expands its Right to Use Force and Diminishes Palestinian Resistance
4:30pm WGSS presents: Mary Kay Gugerty, University of Washington Self-Help Groups and Women’s Participation in Agricultural Markets in Tanzania
4:30pm Alien Invasion: African Science Fiction
4:30pm Technology and Ethics Study Group: "The Mind-Body Problem: A Lack-of-Progress Report"
7:00pm Conversations on Global Health Policy lecture series
7:00pm Talk on “Looting Russia's Treasury and Laundering a Billion Rubles"
April 21, 2016
10:45am Department of Political Science Mini-APSA conference
12:00pm Yale Center for the Study of American Politics: "Using Machine Learning to Adjust Treatment Effect Estimates in Randomized Experiments"
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Seminar Series: "Bureaucrats versus Politicians: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Political Oversight and Local Public Service Provision"
12:30pm Body of Shame: Encounters with Power in Southern African Examination Rooms
1:30pm Yale Day of Data 2016 Spring Discussion Series: "Challenges in Using Public Records to Study Political Participation"
6:30pm CMES Cinema: The Square
April 22, 2016
8:30am ISPS Center for the Study of Inequality: "Police Actions and Citizen Mobilizations in Democratic Societies"
11:30am CHESS- Sid Tarrow "The Dark Side of Pluralism: The Ambivalences of Infrastructural Power"
12:00pm Iran Colloquium: Rights Civilization and Governmentality: The Cyrus Cylinder and ‘Equality Rights’ in Pahlavi Iran
12:00pm Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies: Science and Storytelling Symposium: Master's Tea
12:30pm “Combatting ‘Worst Practices’ on Restrictions of NGOs” Lunch with Rob Berschinski
2:00pm Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies: Science and Storytelling Symposium: Young Explorers Grants Workshop
5:00pm Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies: Science and Storytelling Symposium: Keynote Address
April 23, 2016
7:45am Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies: "The Science and Storytelling Symposium"
9:15am Program on Order, Conflict and Violence: "Conference on Micro-Comparative Studies of 20th Century Conflicts"
April 24, 2016
9:00am Program on Order, Conflict and Violence: "Conference on Micro-Comparative Studies of 20th Century Conflicts."
April 25, 2016
12:00pm Career Conversation Lunch with Mark Redmond and Ildiko Hrubos
4:00pm Talk on "Global Developments, Europe and the Challenges for the Humanitarian Community"
April 26, 2016
12:00pm Constitutionalism and Rule of Law
4:00pm Jackson Institute for Global Affairs: "The Troubles and the Good Friday Agreement: The Peace Process Up Close"
4:30pm William F. Buckley, Jr. Program: Talk by Yuval Levin
4:30pm European Studies Council and the Baltic Studies Program: "The Culture of Collaboration: Lithuanian Intellectuals under German Occupation (1941-1944)"
5:30pm Yale International History Workshop: "The Creation of a New Book: ‘Grand Strategy and the Shifting Naval Power Balances, 1936-1947”
April 27, 2016
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: "TBA"
6:30pm Council on Middle East Studies Contemporary Turkish Cinema: "A Man’s Fear of God" | "Takva"
April 28, 2016
12:00pm Yale Center for the Study of American Politics: "TBA"
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Seminar Series: "Eliana La Ferrara, Bocconi University: "TBA"
3:00pm MacMillan Center's 10th Anniversary Panel Discussions: "Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Responses"
4:30pm MacMillan Center's 10th Anniversary Panel Discussions: "Global Debt: Challenges for Political Governance and Financial Stability"
8:00pm Elm Institute: Spring Concert - Alexander Peskanov String Quintet