Schedule

January 25: Molly Roberts (UCSD)
Joint with PEC
“Censored: Distraction and Diversion Inside China’s Great Firewall”
(see a related paper for background)
12:00 PM, 422 North Hall

February 1: Rikhil Bhavnani (UWMadison)
Nativism and Economic Integration Across the Developing World: Collision and Accommodation
Discussant: Chagai Weiss
12:00 PM, 422 North Hall

February 8: Aili Tripp (UWMadison)
“Women’s Rights in Legal Reform: Contrasting the Maghrib and the Middle East”
Discussant: Raied Haj Yahya
12:00 PM, 422 North Hall

February 15: Yoshiko Herrera, Dmitrii Kofanov, and Anton Shirikov (UW–Madison)
“What is the Region? Making Sense of Russia, the Former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia”
Discussant: Degi Uvsh
12:00 PM, 422 North Hall

February 22: Scott Straus (UW–Madison)
“Politics after Civil War: The Peacebuilder’s Dilemma with (Limited) Evidence from Rwanda and Côte d’Ivoire”
Discussant: Ned Littlefield
12:00 PM, 422 North Hall

March 1: Michael Ross (UCLA)
Joint with PEC
“Why do Governments Subsidize Fossil Fuels?”
12:00 PM, 422 North Hall

March 8: Pablo Querubin (NYU)
Joint with PEC
“The Political Class and Redistributive Policies”
12:00 PM, 422 North Hall

March 15: Rachel Schwartz (UW–Madison)
“The Wartime Institutionalization of Customs Fraud in Guatemala”
Discussant: Clarence Moore
12:00 PM, 422 North Hall

March 29: No CPC (Spring Break)

April 5: No CPC (MPSA)

April 12: Stephane Wolton (LSE)
Joint with PEC
“Are Biased Media Bad for Democracy?”
12:00 PM, 422 North Hall

April 19: Yuri Zhukov (Michigan)
“Mass Repression and Political Loyalty: Evidence from Stalin’s ‘Terror by Hunger’”
Co-sponsored by the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) and the History and Politics Workshop
Discussant: Dmitrii Kofanov
12:00 PM, 422 North Hall

April 26: Maayan Mor (UWMadison)
“Anti-Catholic Policies and the Formation of the Religious Cleavage in Prussia”
Discussant: Shaan Amin
12:00 PM, 422 North Hall

May 3: Oeindrila Dube (Chicago)
Joint with PEC
“Queens”
12:00 PM, 422 North Hall

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