TODAY at CPW: Rachel Riedl and African Party Systems

Join us today, November 5, from 5-7 pm for Northwestern’s Rachel Riedl, as she presents her paper, “Organizational Homogeneity, Cross-National Variation, and Institutional Stasis in African Political Party Systems.” This workshop will be a joint presentation with Northwestern University’s Workshop in Comparative-Historical Social Science, with two discussants, one from each workshop. Jose Antonio Hernandez will represent the Chicago side.

The workshop will be held at the U of C’s Gleacher Center, which is just a short walk from the 6 stop on Wacker. It’s also accessible from the Red Line. We’ll be in Lounge 320, overlooking the Chicago river and the sunset – hope to see you there!

The paper will be sent out over email again this morning.

Next Week at CPW: Village Chiefs with Daniel Berger

Join postdoc Daniel Berger as he presents his new work on village leadership in Africa, “Do Chiefs Matter? Village leadership and harvests since 1982.” CIR second-year Megan Furman will be our discussant.

The paper will be sent out over email starting today (Friday). We had great turnout and participation this week (thanks Jaira!) – hope to see and hear from you all again next week!

TODAY at CPW: Interdisciplinary Extravaganza!

Join us tonight for our first student presenter of the year. Third-year Jaira Harrington is coming to present her MA thesis, “An Interrogation of the ‘Domestic:’ Domestic Work, Political Subjectivity, and Maria da Penha Law in Brazil.”

This workshop is a joint presentation with the Latin American History workshop, and Jay Sosa, a student in the Anthropology Department, will be serving as discussant! Should be a lot of fun and a good opportunity for Latin Americanists in comparative politics to meet students and faculty with similar interests.

Next Week at CPW: Jordan Gans-Morse and Business in Russia

Thanks to all (especially the *five* first-years!) who came out last week to welcome Paul Staniland to Chicago.

Join us next week for UC Berkeley Ph.D. candidate Jordan Gans-Morse as he presents his paper “The Evolution of Russian Business Conflicts and Demand for Law.” CIR student Swati Srivastava will be our discussant!

The paper will be sent out over email today (Friday), Monday, and Wednesday. Hope to see you all there!