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Workshop: Anxieties of Democracy Program

Time: 5/21/2017 at 5:30 PM,

Event type: Workshop

This workshop will be the first of four that we are organizing together as a part of the "Anxieties of Democracy" research program that has been launched by the Social Science Research Council in New York. The central aim of this research program is to find answers to the question "can representative democracies can be strengthened to govern more effectively?" The programs main concern is whether the core institutions of established democracies - elections, mass media, political parties, interest groups, the public administration, social movements, and legislatures - can capably address large problems in the public interest.

VOD-seminar co-organized with the Party Research Program: Elin Haugsgjerd Allern, Professor at University of Oslo

Time: 5/23/2017 at 1:15 PM,
Location: Samvetet, Sprängkullsgatan 19 - Lilla skansen

Event type: Research Seminar

At today's VOD-seminar, co-organized with the Party Research Program, Elin Haugsgjerd Allern, professor at University of Oslo will present: Party-Interest Group Relationships in Contemporary Democracies: Character, Causes and Consequences.

Peace and Development Research Seminar

Time: 5/30/2017 at 1:15 PM,
Location: Globala studier, Konstepidemins väg 2 - A319

Event type: Research profile seminar

Lecturer: Lauren Wilcox, University of Cambridge

Vod-seminar: Mattias Agerberg, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

Time: 5/30/2017 at 1:15 PM,
Location: Samvetet, Sprängkullsgatan 19 - Lilla skansen

Event type: Doktorandseminarium

At today's VOD-seminar Mattias Agerberg will present 50 per cent of his doctoral thesis - "Corruption, Education and Political Behavior".

QoG lunch seminar with Lyle Scruggs

Time: 5/31/2017 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

The QoG Institute regularly organizes seminars related to research on Quality of Government. The seminars address the theoretical and empirical problem of how political institutions of high quality can be created and maintained as well as the effects of Quality of Government on a number of policy areas, such as health, the environment, social policy, and poverty. Speakers are invited from the international research community and experts from NGOs and other organizations to the lunch seminars. The seminars last for one hour and include a short presentation by the speaker (30-35 min) followed by a joint discussion about the topic. If nothing else is indicated, the seminars are held in English

Lecturer: Lyle Scruggs (visiting scholar 29 May-2 June) Dept. of Political Science, University of Connecticut http://polisci.uconn.edu/person/lyle-scruggs/

CeCAR Seminar with Lyle A. Scruggs

Time: 6/1/2017 at 1:15 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

Lyle A. Scruggs, Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Connecticut, will present the paper "The Effectiveness of Partisan and Non-Partisan Sources in Correcting Climate Change Denial".

Peace and Development Research Seminar

Time: 6/1/2017 at 1:15 PM,
Location: Globala studier, Konstepidemins väg 2 - C417

Event type: Seminar series

Pursuing Justice from Abroad: Diaspora Mobilization and Transitional Justice

Lecturer: Camilla Orjuela Chair: tbc. Discussants: Alexandra Bousiou and Johan Karlsson Schaffer

VOD-seminar: Moa Frödin Gruneau, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

Time: 6/7/2017 at 1:15 PM,
Location: Samvetet, Sprängkullsgatan 19 - Lilla skansen

Event type: Doktorandseminarium

At today's VOD-seminar Moa Frödin Gruneau will present 50 per cent of his doctoral thesis - "Reconsidering the Partner Effect on Voting: It Is Not Marriage that Makes You Vote, It Is the Person You Marry."

Why the Swedish far right suddenly loves LGBTQ?

Time: 6/8/2017 at 3:00 PM,
Location: Stadsbiblioteket, Hörsalen

Event type: Lecture

How Swedish right-wing populists try to use LGBTQ-rights to boost racism and islamophobia. This is one of many short lectures during West Pride. To see full schedule, go to link below.

Lecturer: Katharina Kehl, PhD Student at the School of Global Studies.

Making sense of sex, violence, and subjectivity in a globalizing world

Time: 6/8/2017 at 4:15 PM,
Location: Linnésalen, Seminariegatan 1B

Event type: Lecture

This is a Public roundtable, all welcome! Debates around sexual violence often place consent - and, in particular, the lack of it - at the heart of their definitions.

Lecturer: Professor Erin Baines, University of British Colombia, Canada Dr Pratiksha Baxi, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India Dr Joseph Fischel, Yale University, USA Dr Johan Karlsson Schaffer, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Dr Maroyi Mulumeoderhwa, University of the Free State, South Africa Dr Tanya Palmer, University of Sussex, UK Moderator: Maria Stern, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

RSP with Wendy Pearlman

Time: 6/9/2017 at 1:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

Guest at the Research Seminar in Politics (RSP) is Wendy Pearlman, Northwestern University, who will present "We Crossed a Bridge and it Trembled: Voices from Syria". Co-sponsored with GLD.

Lecture with Michael A. Toman

Time: 6/12/2017 at 10:15 AM,
Location: Dragonen, Sprängkullsgatan 19

Event type: Lecture open to the general public

Michael A. Toman from the World Bank helds a lecture. Titel: To be announced later.

QoG lunch seminar with Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik

Time: 6/14/2017 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

The QoG Institute regularly organizes seminars related to research on Quality of Government. The seminars address the theoretical and empirical problem of how political institutions of high quality can be created and maintained as well as the effects of Quality of Government on a number of policy areas, such as health, the environment, social policy, and poverty. Speakers are invited from the international research community and experts from NGOs and other organizations to the lunch seminars. The seminars last for one hour and include a short presentation by the speaker (30-35 min) followed by a joint discussion about the topic. If nothing else is indicated, the seminars are held in English

Lecturer: Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik Assistant Professor, Department of Government, University of Vienna https://staatswissenschaft.univie.ac.at/team/wissenschaftliches-personal/laurenz-ennser-jedenastik/

Lecture with Ken Caldeira & Libby Jewett

Time: 6/14/2017 at 1:15 PM,
Location: Dragonen, Sprängkullsgatan 19

Event type: Lecture open to the general public

Ken Caldeira, Department of Earth System Science, Stanford University, and Libby Jewett, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ocean Acidification Program, US, hold an open lecture (TBA).

QoG lunch seminar with Farida Jalalzai

Time: 6/15/2017 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

The QoG Institute regularly organizes seminars related to research on Quality of Government. The seminars address the theoretical and empirical problem of how political institutions of high quality can be created and maintained as well as the effects of Quality of Government on a number of policy areas, such as health, the environment, social policy, and poverty. Speakers are invited from the international research community and experts from NGOs and other organizations to the lunch seminars. The seminars last for one hour and include a short presentation by the speaker (30-35 min) followed by a joint discussion about the topic. If nothing else is indicated, the seminars are held in English.

Lecturer: Farida Jalalzai Hannah Atkins Endowed Chair and Associate Professor at Oklahoma State University https://polsci.okstate.edu/people/34-people/faculty/451-jalalzai

RSP with Marina Povitkina

Time: 6/16/2017 at 1:00 PM,

Event type: Research Seminar

At the Research Seminar in Politics (RSP): Marina Povitkina, 80% talk: "Democracy, quality of government and sustainable development".

QoG lunch seminar with Bin Wong

Time: 6/28/2017 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

The QoG Institute regularly organizes seminars related to research on Quality of Government. The seminars address the theoretical and empirical problem of how political institutions of high quality can be created and maintained as well as the effects of Quality of Government on a number of policy areas, such as health, the environment, social policy, and poverty. Speakers are invited from the international research community and experts from NGOs and other organizations to the lunch seminars. The seminars last for one hour and include a short presentation by the speaker (30-35 min) followed by a joint discussion about the topic. If nothing else is indicated, the seminars are held in English.

Lecturer: R. Bin Wong Distinguished Professor of History Distinguished Guest Professor, Fudan University Institute for Advanced Study in Social Sciences

Act Sustainable!

Time: 10/3/2017 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Theme day

Students in Gothenburg are welcome to the yearly inspiration day with focus on sustainability.

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