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Upcoming Spring: April 3-June 9. Meetings April 3,10,17,24 May 1,8,15,22,29(holiday) June 5
April 3: Katri Sieberg, University of Tampere, Finland. Current issues in health care in the US and Finland.
April 10: Steven Schmidt. (2nd year paper) “Justifying the Growth Machine: Urban Revelopment in Mexico City’s City Center.”
April 17: No Meeting.
April 24: Rodolfo Lopez. “Conditions of Protest Participation of Evangelicals Across Latin America.”
May 1: Aaron Tester. “Radical Democracy or Neoliberalism? States, Civil Society, and Individualization in the Era of Participatory Development.”
May 8: George Thomas, Arizona State University. “Making Inferences from Institutional Structures to Human Personhood.”
May 15: Evan Schofer. “Higher Education and Progressive Societal Movements.”
May 22: Nigel Kragten, University of Amsterdam. “The Diffusion of Educational Reforms Across Europe.”
May 29: No Meeting.
June 5: Anna Kosmützky, INCHER-Kassel. “International Comparative Research – Methodological and Social Challenges and Prospects.”
Monday 2:00-3:30. Location: SSPB 4250
January 9: Alexandra Olsen. “State Level Deinstitutionalization and Reinstitutionalization: Understanding the Rise of Overdose Prevention Laws”
January 16: MLK Jr. Holiday. No meeting.
January 23: Lir Wang and Evan Schofer. “Coming Out of the Penumbras: World Culture and Cross-national Variation in Divorce Rates.”
January 30: Pertti Alasuutari, University of Tampere. “Decision-making in world parliaments and the parliamentary dataset.”
February 6: Karen Robinson. “Social Origins of the American Professoriate: Race, Class, and Gender in Academia”
February 13: Ann Hironaka. “Notes on Institutional Change.”
February 20: President’s Day: No meeting.
February 27: Jacques E. C. Hymans, USC. “Bolivar and Beyond: The Changing Iconography of South American Banknotes from the Late 19th Century Until Today.”
March 6: David John Frank. University book draft.
March 13: Nina Bandelj and Aaron Tester. “Coopting Economic Institutions, Scripting Globalization: The Changing Role of Bilateral Investment Treaties in the World Polity (1958-2013).”
Wednesday 1:30-3:00 in SSBP 2214
September 28: Erin Evans, Ann Hironaka, Evan Schofer, and Sheila Xiao. “Environmental Protest around the World”
October 5: No Meeting.
October 12: Wayne Sandholtz. USC School of International Relations. “United States Military Assistance and Human Rights”
October 19: No Meeting.
October 26: Ann Hironaka. “Power in World Society.”
October 27: Special joint event with ISPF in SSPA 1100: Andreas Wimmer, Princeton U. “Nation Building. Why Some Countries Came Together While Others Fell Apart”
November 2: Aaron Tester. “Deforestation in the Global South: Assessing Uneven Environmental Improvements 1991-2012.”
November 9: Tania DoCarmo. “UN Workspaces and the Institutionalization of Human Trafficking as a Contemporary Phenomenon”
November 16: Suzie Caldwell Mulesky. “Unknown Victims: Amnesty International’s Strategic Incentives Against Reporting Human Rights Violations.”
November 23: No Meeting.
November 30: Ralph Hosoki. Dissertation chapter.