Schedule Spring 2016

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Patrick Inglis, Grinnell College, “Opportunity Costs: Upward Servility in the New India”
Moderator: Uday Chandra, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Firat Oruc, GU-Q, “The Making of World Literature in Turkey”
Moderator: Mohamed Zayani, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Ian Almond, GU-Q, “Re-telling Myth in Mexican, Turkish and Bengali Fiction”
Moderator: Firat Oruc, GU-Q

 

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Refreshments: 4:00 pm
Seminar: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Peter Sutherland, Louisiana State University, “Post-Cold War Middle Passage Remembrance: Rethinking the Triangular Trade through the Art of Edouard Duval Carrié”
Moderator: Mohammed Reza Pirbhai, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Zhaoyang Hou, GUQ, “Transition Enhances Returns to Schooling through Improved Labor Markets: Vietnam 1998 – 2010”
Moderator: Alexis Antoniades, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Sharath Srinivasan, University of Cambridge, “Africa's digital revolution: techno anti-politics and valuing citizens’ voice”
Moderator: Rogaia AbuSharaf, GU-Q

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Hans Noel, Georgetown (main campus), “The Party Decides: The Role of Party Insiders in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Nominations.”
Moderator: Clyde Wilcox, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Mark Sedgwick, Aarhus University, “Post-Sufism in a Globalized World”
Moderator: Hany Fazza, GU-Q

 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Refreshments: 4:00 pm
Seminar: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Sulagna Mookerjee, GU-Q, “Learning and Voting: Evidence from Indian Elections”
Moderator: Mongoljin Batsaikhan

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Lunch: 12:00 pm
Seminar: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Martin Klimke, New York University Abu Dhabi, “Historicizing the 1980s: The Nuclear Crisis”
Moderator: Karine Walther, GU-Q

 

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Refreshments: 4:00 pm
Seminar: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Room 1D63 Old North

Afyare Elmi, Qatar University, “Piracy and Counter-Piracy in the Horn of Africa”
Moderator: Harry Verhoeven, GU-Q