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IICAS fosters and supports interdisciplinary research in international, comparative and area studies, through grants, conferences, lecture series, and community outreach. This year's IICAS Lecture Series include: Europe, Middle East, South Asia, International Law and International Relations.

IICAS Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Peter Sluglett, National University of Singapore
"Deadly Implications: The Recent Rise of Sectarianism in Syria"
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Social Sciences Building (SSB), Room 107
Presented by the IICAS Middle East Lecture Series and Middle East Studies Program. Register. Details.

Thursday, May 8, 2014
Scott Sagan, Stanford University
“Atomic Aversion and Just War Doctrine:  Evidence from Survey Experiments"
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Social Sciences Building (SSB), Room 107
Sponsored jointly by the Project on International Affairs (PIA) at the Institute for International, Comparative and Area Studies (IICAS), and the Laboratory on International Law and Regulation (ILAR) at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS). Register. Details

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Nithya Ramanathan, Nexleaf, & Alex Zahnd, Rural Integrated Development Services-Nepal (RIDS-Nepal)
"High and Low Tech Solutions that Improve Health and Combat Climate Change in South Asia"
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Eleanor Roosevelt College Admin. Bldg. (ERC), Room 115
Presented by the IICAS South Asia Lecture Series, Center on Global Justice and Dept. of Anthropology. RegisterDetails.

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Jessica Weeks, University of Wisconsin
“Willing and Able: Culpability, Vulnerability and Leaders’ Sensitivity to War Outcomes”
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Social Sciences Building (SSB), Room 107
Sponsored jointly by the Project on International Affairs (PIA) at the Institute for International, Comparative and Area Studies (IICAS), and the Laboratory on International Law and Regulation (ILAR) at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS). RegisterDetails

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Junaid Rana, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Survival and the Undercommons of Terror"
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Social Sciences Building (SSB), Room 107
Presented by the IICAS South Asia Lecture Series and Dept. of Ethnic Studies. RegisterDetails.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014  * Date/Location Change *
Leonard Smith, Oberlin College & Conservancy
"Rethinking Sovereignty at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919"
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Ruiz Room, Humanities & Social Sciences Bldg. (HSS), Room 5086
Presented by the IICAS European Lecture Series, European Studies Program and Dept. of History. RegisterDetails

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Mark Pollack, Temple University
“What can International Relations Learn from International Law?"
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Social Sciences Building (SSB), Room 107
Sponsored jointly by the Project on International Affairs (PIA) at the Institute for International, Comparative and Area Studies (IICAS), and the Laboratory on International Law and Regulation (ILAR) at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS). RegisterDetails

Monday, June 2, 2014
Jeffrey Barash, University of Picardie Jules Verne
"Virtual Experience, Collective Memory and the Constitution of Public Space Through the Mass Media: The Example of Ex-Yugoslavia"
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Social Sciences Building (SSB), Room 107
Presented by the IICAS European Lecture Series, European Studies Program and Dept. of History. RegisterDetails

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Megan Moodie, UC Santa Cruz
"We are Adivasis: Aspiration in an Indian Scheduled Tribe"
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Social Sciences Building (SSB), Room 107
Presented by the IICAS South Asia Lecture Series and Dept. of Ethnic Studies. RegisterDetails.


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