Fall 2016

The Comparative Politics Workshop at the GC is held in the Political Science Thesis Room (Room 5200.07) every Tuesday from 4:15-6:15pm, unless otherwise stated. Papers will be circulated approximately one week ahead of each meeting via the CUNY CP Google Group. If you are not a member of the Google Group, you may email gccomparative@gmail.com for each week’s paper.

Full Workshop Schedule

9/14: Javier Osorio (John Jay College, CUNY)
“Multi-Actor Conflict and Violence in Colombia”

9/21: Zachariah Mampilly (Vassar University)
“Civilian Resistance to Rebel Rule: Oppositional Agency and the Tamil Tigers”

9/28: Severine Autesserre (Barnard College and Columbia University)
“International Peacebuilding and Local Success: Assumptions, Myths, and Reality”

10/5: Michael Sharpe (York College, CUNY)
“Selecting by Ethnicity and Unemployment in the Liberal Democratic State: Remigration Policies in The Netherlands and Japan”

10/19: Emma Jacobs (CUNY Graduate Center)
“Storm Troopers: Securitization, Climate Change, and US Foreign Policy”

10/26: Jessica Mahlbacher (CUNY Graduate Center)
“Pushing the Boundaries: Nation-Expanding and Nation-Refining Mobilization in the Kremlin’s Discourse”

11/2: Anh Tran (CUNY Graduate Center)
“Terror as State-Builder”

11/9: Dipali Mukhopadhyay (Columbia University)
“Building a ‘Good’ Rebellion in Syria”

11/16: Alper Yildiz (CUNY Graduate Center)
“Historical Interpretation of Democracy in Turkey and Ecuador”