4:30- 6:30 p.m.
Pick Hall, Room 506
5828 South University Avenue
PISP explores the major theoretical debates and policy issues in the field of international security. The workshop provides a forum for graduate students, Chicago faculty, and outside academics to present original unpublished research, commonly a draft journal article or dissertation/book chapter. Policy experts also come to PISP to share their knowledge of the key issues of the day. Topics include nuclear proliferation, theories of war and peace, American national security policy, military doctrine and organization, and terrorism.
|October 8||Michael Desch (University of Notre Dame)|
"The Cult of the Irrelevant and the Marginalization of Security Studies: A Case Study of the Impact of Academic Professionalization upon Political Science"
|October 15||Joseph Ford (University of Chicago)|
"The Politicization of Death in Royal Britain and Democratic America"
|October 22||Eugene Gerzhoy (University of Chicago)|
"Why Do States Abandon Nuclear Weapons Ambitions? A Theory of Superpower Nonproliferation Inducements"
in Foster 505
|Pascal Vennesson (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University)|
"Strategic Thought and International Relations Theory"
|October 29||Stacie Goddard (Wellesley College)|
"Legitimacy and Revisionist Powers"
|November 5||Barnard Choi (University of Chicago)|
"Power Shifts and Institutional Effectiveness"
|November 12||Zheng Wang (Seton Hall University; Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars)|
"Chinese Nationalism and the South China Sea Disputes"
|November 19||Stephanie Kelley (University of Chicago)|
"Obedience in Times of Domestic Unrest: A Theory of Military Arbitration'"
|December 3||Wendy Pearlman (Northwestern University)|
"Triadic Deterrence: States and Nonstate Actors in the Middle East"