October 2017

October 3, 2017
12:00pm "Unrealistic Expectations and Misguided Learning," Philipp Strack, UC Berkeley
4:30pm William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale: Firing Line Debate: Should Britain Abandon Brexit?
October 4, 2017
12:00pm "The Foundations of the Modern Presidency: Presidential Representation, the Unitary Executive Theory, and the Reorganization Act of 1939," John Dearborn, Yale
October 5, 2017
12:00pm "How to Make Causal Inferences Using Texts," Brandon Stewart, Princeton University
October 9, 2017
11:45am ISS Brady-Johnson Colloquium in Grand Strategy and International History: "The Kenyatta Trial and Mobile Lawyer: Decolonization, Diasporas and a Global History of Rebellious Lawyering"
4:30pm 2017 Castle Lectures in Ethics, Politics and Economics: "The Mystery of the Missing Duties: Why Are individual Duties Absent from Human Rights Law?"
4:30pm Council on East Asian Studies: "The Roots of Wisdom"
5:00pm Program on Order, Conflict and Violence: "Understanding Radicalism: Local Histories, Collective Memories, and the Jihadist Movement in Tunisia"
October 10, 2017
12:00pm Comparative Politics Workshop: "Ballot Boxes, Bushwackers, and Bebsi-Soaked Bandanas: Calculating Contention from Appalachia to the Arab World"
4:30pm 2017 Castle Lectures in Ethics, Politics and Economics: "Civic Responsibilities of a Citizen: Individual Agency as a Tool for Addressing Structural Problems."
7:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
8:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
October 11, 2017
9:00am Yale University Founder's Day, 2017
12:00pm American Politics & Public Policy Workshop: "Police Shootings and Trust in Government"
4:30pm 2017 Castle Lectures in Ethics, Politics and Economics: “Rights and responsibilities on campus and in our professions: Free speech and protest”
October 12, 2017
12:00am "Finite-Sample Optimal Estimation and Inference on Average Treatment Effects Under Unconfoundedness," Tim Armstrong, Yale
12:00pm South Asian Studies Brown Bag Series: Making Democracy Work for Women: Evidence from Pakistan - Sarah Khan
12:00pm Lecture with Francesco Squintani
October 13, 2017
12:30pm Yale Center for Historical Enquiry And The Social Sciences: "Comparative Historical Perspective on Foreign Aid (The Case of Local Pharmaceutical Production in East Africa)"
October 16, 2017
9:00am The Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies: "Connected Histories of the First South American Republics (1808-1850)"
4:00pm Contemporary Thinkers Program: "Focus Russia"
5:00pm Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence Speaker Series: “Norms of Civil War Termination"
6:00pm Council on Southeast Asia Studies and the Filipino Club at Yale: "How do populists govern? Lessons from Rodrigo Duterte’s Philippines."
8:00pm The Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies presents a film screening: "Pianists Street (La calle de los pianistas)"
October 17, 2017
8:30am Jackson Institute for Global Affairs “World Fellows Unplugged” lecture series: "Silencing the Gun in Africa: Progress, Challenges and Prospects"
11:45am ISS Brady-Johnson Colloquium in Grand Strategy and International History: "Military Interventions and Grand Strategy"
12:00pm "Neural Mechanisms for Representing and Updating Cognitive, Social, and Motivational Information in the Brain," Daniel Salzman, Columbia University
7:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
8:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
October 20, 2017
9:00am Office of Public Affairs and Communications: "The Data Science Workshop on Computational Social Science: Computational Social Science"
October 23, 2017
11:30am European Studies Council Early Modern Empires Workshop: "Contagion, Occupation, and Plague: Sanitary Imperialism during the French Military Campaign in Egypt and Greater Syria, 1798-1801”
4:30pm Poynter Fellowship in Journalism and The Council on East Asian Studies: "The Battle for China’s Soul"
5:00pm Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence Speaker Series: "Ballot Boxes, Bushwhackers, and Bebsi-Soaked Bandanas: Calculating Contention from Appalachia to the Arab World"
October 24, 2017
11:45am ISS Brady-Johnson Colloquium in Grand Strategy and International History: "Capitalism on Trial in Imperial Russia: Commercial Fraud, Risk, and Responsibility"
12:00pm Comparative Politics Workshop: "The Politics that Political Purges Make: Legacies of Authoritarian Politics on Democratic Brazil"
4:00pm European Studies Council Baltic Studies Lecture: "Relic Translation in Early Modern Baltic Borderlands, c. 1500-1800, and the Modern Afterlives of the Baltic Relic.”
6:30pm Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations: 11th Annual China Town Hall
7:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
8:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
October 25, 2017
12:00pm American Politics and Public Policy Workshop: “Presidential Control and Public Finance”
12:00pm "Presidential Control and Public Finance," Patrick O'Brien, Yale
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: "A Justification and Defense of Inter-national over Supra-, Post-, and Trans-national Citizenship: The Example of EU Citizenship"
7:00pm The Russian Studies Program and the European Studies Council: "Storm Over Asia"
October 26, 2017
12:00pm "Demand Estimation with Strategic Complementarities, and an Application to Sanitation in Bangladesh," Mushfiq Mobarak, Yale
4:00pm Alexander Hamilton Society: Coping with the Kims: Military Solutions to the Crisis in North Korea"
5:00pm Hellenic Studies Program: "The European Banking System after the Crisis: Still in Danger?"
October 27, 2017
11:00am Yale Program in Agrarian Studies Hinterlands, Frontiers, Cities, and States: Transactions and Identities Colloquium: "Sovereign (Be)longings: State-Desire and the Anthropology of Exception"
6:00pm ISPS Experiments Workshop: "Partisan Animosity in the United States: Social Fragmentation or Policy Conflict?”
October 30, 2017
5:00pm Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence Speaker Series: "Gendered repercussions of violence: How armed conflict shapes punishment preferences for crimes in eastern DR Congo"
October 31, 2017
11:45am ISS Brady-Johnson Colloquium in Grand Strategy and International History: "Sea Control by Other Means: Adapting Naval Strategy for an Era of Broadened Security"
12:00pm Behavioral Sciences Workshop : "Measuring Polarization in High-Dimensional Data: Method and Application to Congressional Speech"
12:00pm Comparative Politics Workshop: "Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States"
7:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"
8:00pm Leitner Observatory Show: "Solar Superstorms"