Global Focus Lecture Series

February 15 - May 10, 2011

7:00 PM, Walker Ames Room (221), Kane Hall

University of Washington

 

Come and hear leading scholars from around the world address issues of regional, national, and global importance. The lecture series is free and open to the public - registration is not necessary.


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2011

Strong on Growth, Weak on Democracy: The Struggle for Human Development and Security in India and China

with Devin Joshi, Assistant Professor, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver 


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011

Yemen Today: Kleptocracy and State Failure

with Robert Burrowes, Professor Emeritus, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011

Containing and Consuming Rats: Rodents, Pestilence and Politics in Southeast Asia

with Patricio Abinales, Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011

Metis, Mixed-ness and Music: Aboriginal-Ukrainian Encounters and Cultural Production on the Canadian Prairies

with Marcia Ostashewski, University of Washington Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Canadian Studies


TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011

Health Sector Reform in Russia: Panacea or Placebo?

with Judy Twigg, Professor School of Government and Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University 


TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2011

Gaming the World: How Sports are Reshaping Global Politics and Culture

with Andrei S. Markovits, Professor of Comparative Politics and German Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Michigan

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Parking is available for $10.00 in the Central Garage after 5:00 PM and $5.00 in other lots. (Please note that if there is a major event on campus parking fees may be higher. For the cheaper rate, inquire about available lots near Kane Hall at any gatehouse other than the Central Garage). More information is available at:  http://www.washington.edu/commuterservices/

For more information about the lecture series, call (206) 543-4852.

This lecture series is sponsored by the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies National Resource Centers.


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(206) 543-9606
infocus@uw.edu