Current Research on Issues and Topics in Comparative Scholarship (CRITICS)
The Current Research on Issues and Topics In Comparative Scholarship (CRITICS) series is co-sponsored by the Department of Government and the Mortara Center for International Studies. Following a brief introduction, speakers will present for 30-40 minutes, and the remainder of the time will be Q&A. Lunch catering will be provided. We will strive to share a work-in-progress of the speaker about a week in advance. Seminar participants are not required to read the paper, although doing so would be beneficial.
CRITICS Spring 2020 Schedule:
02/03 – Alison Post (UC Berkeley)
02/24 – Tariq Thachil (Vanderbilt University)
03/16 – Jordan Gans-Morse (Northwestern University)
03/30 – Brigitte Seim (University of Northern Carolina – Chapel Hill)
Georgetown University International Theory and Research Seminar (GUITARS)
Georgetown University International Theory and Research Seminar Co-sponsored by the Department of Government and the Mortara Center for International Studies. The seminar is intended for faculty and doctoral students in SFS and Government. Papers are circulated in advance of the meeting, and participants are asked to read them beforehand as there will be no formal presentation by the author.
GUITARS Spring 2020 Schedule:
02/10 – Maggie Peters (UCLA)
03/02 – Nuno Monteiro (Yale University)
03/23 – Rochelle Terman (University of Chicago)
04/06 – Terry Chapman (The University of Texas at Austin)
Energy and Climate Policy Research Seminar
The energy and climate policy research seminar aims to enhance intellectual exchange among faculty and students by providing a forum to discuss research and policy topics related to the international and domestic dimensions of energy and climate change policy. Speakers will include members of the Georgetown community as well as invited faculty and practitioners from the Washington area and beyond.
EPS Spring 2020 Schedule (12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.):
01/15 – Asia’s Energy Transition During Climate’s Decisive Decade with Justin Wu (SFS ’03) Managing Director and Head of Asia-Pacific Bloomberg New Energy Finance
02/20– “Implementing the Paris Agreement: Insights from Supporting Country Action.” Robert Bradley, Knowledge and Learning Director, NDC Partnership
03/19 – “How clean is ‘Refined Coal’? An Empirical Assessment of a Billion Dollar Tax Credit.” Brian Prest, Resources for the Future
04/16 – “Reducing Global Methane Emissions.” Ben Ratner, Environmental Defense Fund.
International History Seminars
The Georgetown University Institute for Global History and the Mortara Center for International Studies present a series of discussions on global history.