Fall 2020 Schedule

Select Thursdays, 12-1:30 pm 


September 3, 2020

Welcome session, no paper

September 24, 2020

“Why Do Military Officers Condone Sexual Violence? Toward a General Theory of Commander Tolerance”

Changwook Ju, Yale University

October 8, 2020

Opportunistic Repression: Patterns of civilian targeting by the state in the aftermath of COVID-19

Hilary Matfess and Melissa Pavlik, Yale University

October 22, 2020

“Secessionist Civil Wars and the Creation of Independent States: Explanatory Conditions and Comparative Evidence”

Mayesha Alam, Yale University

November 5, 2020

Terra Incognita : On the Toxic Afterlife of French Nuclear Imperialism in the Sahara

Jill Jarvis, Yale University

November 19, 2020

One Day We Might Be Understood: Coups, Public Space, and Working-Class Power in 1890s Port-au-Prince

Anne Eller, Yale University