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 The workshop provides a forum for graduate students, Chicago faculty, and outside academics to present original unpublished research, commonly a draft journal article or dissertation/book chapter.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.
|January 14||Aila Matanock (University of California, Berkeley)|
"Bullets for Ballots in Peace Processes: Militant Group Electoral Participation Provisions and Conflict Recurrence"
|January 21||David Benson (University of Chicago)|
"A Theory of First Image International Relations in the Age of the Internet"
|January 28||Marc Lynch (George Washington University)|
"Network Polarization and the Syria Conflict"
|February 4||Matthias Staisch (University of Chicago)|
"Why Multilateralism Is Rare: A Network Theory of Great Power Restraint"
|February 11||DJ Kim (University of Chicago)|
"Realists as Free Traders: Britain's Economic Response to the German Challenge, 1897-1914"
|February 18||Henry Sokolski (Nonproliferation Policy Education Center)|
"Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future"
|February 25||Doyoung Lee (University of Chicago)|
"Upgrading the Bomb: Established Nuclear Powers' Strategic Transfer of Advanced Nuclear Technology"
|March 4||Brian Rathbun (University of Southern California)|
"Reclaiming Realpolitik: Diplomacy and Pragmatic Statecraft in 1920s Europe"
|March 11||Dan Magruder (University of Chicago)|
"Solving Counterinsurgency's Gordian Knot: The Identification Problem"