Events

New in AY 2017-18:

Planning an event? Complete Event Request form. Email John Mocek the confirmation email upon completion.

Faculty and students are active participants in campus institutes and centers, including the Roberta Buffett Center for International Studies, the Institute for Policy Research, and the Kaplan Humanities Institute.

Upcoming Events:

Date & TimeTitleGroup
September 26, 2017
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Buffett Institute Open HouseBuffett Institute for Global Studies
October 5, 2017
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
America First: Donald Trump and the End of the Liberal World OrderBuffett Institute for Global Studies
October 6, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
American Politics WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
October 9, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
IPR Colloquium: Monica Prasad - Approaches to Corruption: A Synthesis of the ScholarshipInstitute For Policy Research
October 13, 2017
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
How Demanding Should Human Rights Be? An Interdisciplinary WorkshopCritical Theory
October 13, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Comparative Politics WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
October 14, 2017
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
How Demanding Should Human Rights Be? An Interdisciplinary WorkshopCritical Theory
October 16, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
IPR Colloquium: Brian UzziInstitute For Policy Research
October 20, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Comparative Politics WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
October 23, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
IPR Colloquium: Sera Young - Why Is Food Insecurity So Harmful in the First 1,000 Days of Life? Findings from East AfricaInstitute For Policy Research
October 23, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Political Theory ColloquiumDepartment of Political Science
October 24, 2017
7:30 PM - 9:15 PM
Richard W. Leopold Lecture: David D. ColeWeinberg College of Arts and Sciences
October 27, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
International Relations WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
October 30, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
IPR Colloquium: Chris Udry - Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the PoorInstitute For Policy Research
November 6, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
IPR Colloquium: Vijay Mittal - Following Youth At-Risk for Developing Schizophrenia: Translating Basic Psychopathology Research to Real-World ImplementationInstitute For Policy Research
November 10, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Comparative Politics WorkshopDepartment of Political Science
November 13, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
IPR Colloquium: Rachel Beatty Riedl - Pews to Politics: How Religious Ideas Can Influence Modes of Political Engagement in Africa and BeyondInstitute For Policy Research
November 14, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
IPR Distinguished Public Policy Lecture: Na’ilah NasirInstitute For Policy Research
November 20, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
IPR Colloquium: James Rosenbaum - Does College Lead to Good Jobs for Everyone in the Era of 'College for All'?Institute For Policy Research
November 27, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
IPR Colloquium: Eva Redei - Why Mental Illnesses Are Not Diseases and What to Do About It?Institute For Policy Research
December 11, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library. The Risk of War with Iran: Will Trump Kill Obama’s Iran Deal? A Talk by Trita ParsiMiddle East and North African Studies
January 12, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Comparative Politics WorkshopDepartment of Political Science

Each year the Department of Political Science organizes two major public events:

We also host speaker series for each of our program areas:

  • Political Theory 
  • International Relations 
  • American Politics 
  • Comparative Politics

We also host faculty and student collaboration workshops: