Professor Tom Shevory and Lecturer Tsatsral Davaadorj (Mongolian National University) presented the paper, "The Ethics of Politics and the Politics of Ethics: The U.S. and Mongolia," at the Conference on Democracy and Political Parties, Genghis Khan Hotel, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, November 15, 2009. The conference was sponsored by the Mongolian National University, the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party, and the Mongolian Academy of Public Administration.
Posted on behalf of Dean Tanya Saunders, Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies.
Asma Barlas, professor of politics and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, recently spent a week at the University of Utrecht as a visiting scholar (October 24-November 1). The invitation came from the Netherlands Research School for Theology and Religious Studies (NOSTER), Faculty of Humanities (Theology and Religious Studies and Gender Studies) and several women's groups, including Al-Nisa, the Dutch Muslim women’s organization, and the Oecumenical Women's Synod.
Applications are now available for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program, which offers graduating seniors and recent alumni the opportunity to serve as research assistants for senior associates working on a variety of projects. Junior Fellows work for one full year (August through July) immediately following their graduation from college. Positions are paid, offering a salary and full benefits package.
Professor Zillah Eisenstein of the department of Politics has been asked to donate her papers to the Brown University’s Pembroke Center Feminist Theory collection. This collection will consolidate, organize and digitize “the papers of scholars and critics who have transformed their disciplines as well as the field of feminist theory”.
Assistant Professor of Politics Juan Arroyo was awarded an H&S Educational Grant for two students to participate in the Model European Union Conference in Limerick, Ireland, January 7-9, 2010.