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What are Civil-Military Relations? Join us for a virtual public lecture with Dr. Richard H. Kohn to answer this question.
- October 15, 2021
The CSLD will cosponsor the annual conference of the International Adam Smith Society (IASS) on October 15-17, 2021. Adam Smith, author of The Wealth of Nations, is well-known as the first theorist of free-market economics. Conference details can be found on the IASS website.
- December 2, 2021
America has always been committed to the idea that citizens can work together to build a common world. Prof. Mitchell will give a public talk on his recently published book, American Awakening, in which he argues that the chief barrier to this ideal is identity politics, which seeks to transform America by turning politics into a religious venue of sacrificial offering. America's political crisis, he argues, has a religious origin, and that the extremes of identity politics are an expression of a dislodged Protestantism.
The Menard Center for the Study of Institutions and Innovation (MCSII) will host its third annual Civil Liberty Symposium April 18 and 19, 2022. Paper/session proposals are invited on any topic pertaining to civil liberties or their relationship to institutions and innovation. Deadline for proposal submission: Friday, January 28, 2022
Richard Avramenko and Brianne Wolf‘s article, Disciplining the Rich: Tocqueville on Philanthropy and Privilege, enters third month on Cambridge Core Most Read Article list!
Thank you to all who submitted for the Undergraduate Essay Competition this year. Our topic was: “Should the United States make military or national service compulsory?” Congratulations to our top 3 scholarship recipients and two …
The Plague, Power, & Policy: Lawmaking in a Pandemic conversation held last week is posted on our YouTube channel. Check it out!
Check out 1050 Bascom where our own Scott Mobley spoke with the Political Science podcast hosts on his journey from the naval academy to teaching at the UW. You can hear his full talk on …