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UPCOMING EVENTS

All events are free unless indicated otherwise.

September 25 & 26, 2019: Professor Ho-Fung Hung (John Hopkins University) on the political economy of China and Hong Kong.

Day 1: Economic Origins and Geopolitical Limits of China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Day 2: Chinese State Capitalism in Hong Kong

Canadian Journal of Development Studies

Read and share the September 2019 issue of Canadian Journal of Development Studies! Note the special review essay of Bina Agarwal’s pathbreaking scholarship on gender and development is FREE ACCESS.

The School provides the editorial office of CJDS.

Simons Working Papers in Security and Development (SWP)

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

August 19-23, 2019: Jeff Checkel is teaching an intensive doctoral seminar on 'Advanced Qualitative Methods in Conflict Studies: Case Research and Process Analytics,' at the Research School on Peace & Conflict, Peace Research Institute Oslo.

August 9, 2019: Congratulations to Tamir Moustafa, recipient of the 2019 Lasting Contribution Award from the Law & Courts Section of American Political Science Association! The award is for his first book, published in 2007 by Cambridge University Press under the title, The Struggle for Constitutional Power: Law, Politics, and Economic Development in Egypt. The Lasting Contribution Award is “given annually for work that stands the test of time...work that has made a lasting impression on the field of law and courts." The award will be presented at APSA 2019 in Washington DC early next month.

August 8, 2019: The Social Science Research Council’s blog The Immanent Frame is running a forum on Tamir Moustafa’s new book, Constituting ReligionCheck out reviews of the book by nine scholars with disciplinary backgrounds ranging from law to politics, anthropology, and religion. You can find the essays as well as Moustafa’s response here.