Spring 2020 Schedule

Important Note: Starting March 25, PVL meetings for the rest of the term are cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak.

Select Thursdays, 12-1:30 pm (lunch served)

RKZ 102unless otherwise noted.

January 16, 2020

Luce 203

To Protect and Serve: Voices from the Portals Policing Project

Tracey Meares, Yale University

Vesla Weaver, Johns Hopkins University

Gwen Prowse, Yale University

January 30, 2020

Luce 203

“Laws in Conflict: Custom, Sharia, and the State in Post-War Chechnya”

Egor Lazarev, Harvard University

February 6, 2020

“Stealing an Election: Violence or Fraud?”

Dawn Brancati, Yale University

February 13, 2020

“The Assortative Logic of Forced Displacement in Civil Wars”

Adam Lichtenheld, Yale University

February 27, 2020

“The Violent Bias in the Study of Civil War”

Ana Arjona, Northwestern University

March 5, 2020

Allah, Bread, Freedom: Trajectories of Youth Radicalization in Turkey

Mehmet Kurt, Yale University

March 25, 2020

“The Crimes of Emancipation: Prisons, Sugar, and Risky Capital”

Megan Ming Francis, University of Washington

April 9, 2020

“Palimpsests, Belatedness, and the Memories of War”

Mariane Ferme, UC Berkeley

April 23, 2020

“Willingness to reconcile with former violent extremists: Cross-cultural evidence from Nigeria and the US”

Rebecca Littman, MIT

April 30, 2020

“Numb: Cognitive Adaptation and Dehumanization as Consequence, Not Cause, of Violence”

Aliza Luft, UCLA