CP Colloquium – Fall 2014

Fall 2014 Schedule


Location: All sessions except those marked (*) will meet in the Institute of International Studies, Moses Hall 223 (lunch is provided on a first-come, first-served basis). Those marked (*) will be held in Barrows Hall 202.

Time: Thursdays, 12:30PM – 2:00PM

Faculty Convener: Thad Dunning
Graduate Student Coordinator: Chris Carter (christopher.carter@berkeley.edu)

September 18
Gwyneth McClendon, Harvard University

“Religion, Redistribution and Political Participation: Evidence from an Experiment in Nairobi, Kenya”

Faculty Chair: Thad Dunning
Student Discussant: Guadalupe Tuñón

September 25
Ken Scheve, Stanford University
David Stasavage, New York University

Two Centuries of Taxing the Rich (1/2 day book workshop to be incorporated into CP Colloquium)

Faculty Discussants: Thad Dunning, Jonah Levy, Eric Schickler, Shannon Stimson, Rob van Houweling

October 3* (Friday)
Pepper Culpepper, European University Institute

“Structural Power and Bank Bailouts in the United Kingdom and the United States”

Faculty Chair: Nick Ziegler
Student Discussant: Elsa Massoc

October 9
Alisha Holland, Harvard University, Princeton University

“Forbearance: Theory and Measurement in the Study of Enforcement Politics”

Faculty Chair: Ruth Collier
Student Discussant: Chris Carter

October 16
No CP Colloquium

October 23
Jack Snyder, Columbia University (co-sponsored by MIRTH)

“Power Outage: Harnessing the Power of Social Movements, Religion, and Political Reform to the Cause of Human Rights”

Faculty Chair: Aila Matanock
Student Discussant: Rochelle Terman

October 30
Grigore Pop-Eleches, Princeton University

“Communist Legacies and Welfare State Attitudes”

Faculty Chair: Steve Fish
Student Discussant: Anne Meng

November 6
Avidit Acharya, Stanford University

“Empty Thrones: The Long Term Consequences of Political Gender Bias in Medieval Europe”

Faculty Chair: Jennifer Bussell
Student Discussant: Fiona Shen-bayh

November 13
No CP Colloquium

November 20
No CP Colloquium

November 27
Thanksgiving Holiday

December 4
David Samuels, University of Minnesota

Inequality and Democratization: An Elite-Competition Approach 

Faculty Chair: Alison Post
Student Discussant: Lucas Novaes

The colloquium is co-sponsored by UC Berkeley’s Department of Political
Science, the Institute of International Studies, and the Center on the Politics of Development.