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 Fall 2019 Schedule:
11/04 – Erin Chung (Johns Hopkins), co-sponsored with Asian Studies Program
11/18 – Milan Svolik (Yale)
11/25 – Kathleen Thelen (MIT)
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 Fall 2019 Schedule:
09/23 – Bentley Allan (Johns Hopkins University)
10/07 – Fiona Cunningham (George Washington University)
10/21 – Miles Kahler (American University)
10/28 – Jack Donnelly (University of Denver)
12/02 – Marina Henke (Northwestern University)
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 Fall 2019 Schedule:
09/25 (12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.) – Stefanie Onder: “How do Farmers Adapt to Natural Disasters and Climate Change? Evidence from Indian Cyclones”
10/09 (12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.) – Roberton Williams: “How Research informs Policy Advocacy: Modeling the Effects of the Climate Leadership Council’s Carbon Dividends Plan”
11/20 (12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.) – Michael Oppenheimer (Princeton): “Adapting to Sea Level Rise: Short Memories, Long Time Frames, Perverse Incentives”
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.