Schedule

Spring 2019 IRC Schedule:
The IRC schedule includes guest speakers and internal presentations of in-progress work from faculty and graduate students.

January 22, 2019
Michael Masterson (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
“Humiliation and International Conflict”
Discussant: Anton Shirikov
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

January 29, 2019
CANCELED: No IRC
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

February 5, 2019
Matt Blackwell (Harvard University)
“Telescope Matching: A Flexible Approach to Estimating Direct Effects”
Joint with the American Politics Workshop
Discussant: Dillon Laaker
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

February 12, 2019
Adam Dean (George Washington University)
“Arresting the Opposition: Labor Repression and Trade Liberalization in Developing Countries”
Discussant: Noga Ardon
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

February 19, 2019
Anna Meier (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
“The Idea of Terror: A Critical Approach to Consequences of the ‘Terrorist’ Classifier”
Discussant: Andrew McWard
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

February 26, 2019
Ryan Brutger (University of Pennsylvania)
“Institutional Design, Information Transmission, and Public Opinion: Making the Case for Trade”
Discussant: Michael Masterson
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

March 5, 2019
David Edelstein (Georgetown University)
“What Good is ‘Grand Strategy’?”
Discussant: Anne Jamison
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

March 12, 2019
Abe Newman (Georgetown University)
“Weaponized Interdependence”
Discussant: Anna Oltman
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

March 19, 2019
No meeting (spring break)

March 26, 2019
No meeting (ISA)

April 2, 2019
In Song Kim (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
“Trade Liberalization and Regime Type: Evidence from a New Tariff-line Dataset”
Discussant: Sujeong Shim
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

April 9, 2019
Sarah Kreps (Cornell University)
“Prospects for Partisan Position-Taking: A Study of Legislative Action in the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars”
Discussant: Anna Meier
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

April 16, 2019
Jim Fearon (Stanford University)
“Cooperation, Conflict, and the Costs of Anarchy”
Discussant: Frederick Chen
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

April 23, 2019
Ben Power (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
“Searching for Trust: How Trust Scarcity Concentrates Power in Virtual Social Spaces”
Discussant: Yumi Park
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall

April 30, 2019
Dan Drezner (Tufts University)
“Power and International Relations: A Temporal View”
Discussant: Micah Dillard
12:00 pm, 422 North Hall