2014 - 2015 Severyns-Ravenholt Talks




Please click here for the UWISC 2014-2015 Schedule

Please click here for list of Serveryns-Ravenholt Lectureship Recipients




Autumn Quarter 2014

October 3rd
Milan Svolik. Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Deliver the Vote! Micromotives and Macrobehavior in Electoral Fraud,"
Grad Student Discussant: Will Gochberg
, UW Political Science

October 24th
Yu Sasaki,
UW Political Science Graduate Student 
"State Is Not What Makes Nation: Testing the Historical Legacy of State-building on Nation-building Onset for Contemporary European Ethnic Groups, 1400-2000"
Faculty Discussant: Jeffrey Arnold

November 14th
Jordan Gans-Morse, Northwestern University
Paper Topic TBA
Grad Student Discussant: Nora Williams, UW Political Science



Winter Quarter 2015

January 23rd
Linxiu Zhang
, Chinese Academy of Sciences/REAP-China
Paper Topic TBA
Grad Student Discussant: Jennifer Noveck



February 20th
Yoav Dumam,
UW Political Science Graduate Student 
"Bolstering the National Project: Competitive Nation Building and Immigration in Israel and Quebec" Faculty Discussant: Kathie Friedman
, Jackson School UW


March 3rd
Michael Albertus
, University of Chicago 
Paper Topic TBA
Grad Student Discussant: David Lopez, UW Political Science




Spring Quarter 2015

April 3rd
Nahomi Ichino, University of Michigan
Paper Topic TBA
Grad Student Discussant: Daniel Yoo
, UW Political Science

May 8th
Edmund Malesky, Duke University
Paper Topic TBA
Grad Student Discussant: Xiao Ma
, UW Political Science

May 15th
Aaron Erlich
, UW Political Science Graduate Student
Paper Topic TBA
Faculty Discussant: Scott Radnitz