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Muslims in France: Identifying a Discriminatory Equilibrium

October 18, 2012

David Laitin is the James T. Watkins IV and Elise V. Watkins Professor of Political Science and an affiliated faculty member at CISAC.

Can the Good Guys Win? Moral Dilemmas in Asymmetric War

April 27, 2012

Abstract: In the lecture I will address the criticism that is current among some soldiers and academic strategists these days that if you try to fight an asymmetric war in accordance with the US...

Afghanistan: The Road Ahead

April 17, 2012

About the topic: This talk will provide a current affairs assessment of the situation in Afghanistan.

Normalizing Security after Conflict: Jobs for the Boys and Justice for the Hoods in the New Northern Ireland

May 5, 2011

Brenna Marea Powell is a 7th year PhD candidate in the department of Government at Harvard University, and a doctoral fellow at the Multidisciplinary Program on Inequality and Social Policy at the...

Normalizing Security after Conflict: Jobs for the Boys and Justice for the Hoods in the New Northern Ireland

April 29, 2010

AbstractIf an armed group cannot be defeated in war, are there conditions in peace that will allow for its demobilization and disbandment?  What are the key barriers that stand in the way?  Using...

Can Development Aid Contribute to Social Cohesion? Evidence From a Field Experiment in Post-Conflict Liberia

May 28, 2009

James Fearon is the Theodore and Frances Geballe Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, a professor of political science and CISAC affiliated faculty member at Stanford University.

Locating the Oil Wars

December 4, 2008

Emily Meierding is a Ph.D. Candidate in the University of Chicago Department of Political Science.

Suicide Attacks: Incorrect Arguments and Anomalies

October 18, 2007

Martha Crenshaw (speaker) is a senior fellow at CISAC and FSI and a professor of political science by courtesy.

Iraq: No Graceful Exit from a Collapsed State

January 11, 2007

In this talk James Fearon will be speaking about his forthcoming article, "The Civil War in Iraq," in the March-April 2007 Foreign Affairs.

The Logic of Forcible Recruitment and Child Soldiering: Evidence from Northern Uganda

October 26, 2006

Christopher Blattman is currently completing a PhD in economics at UC Berkeley and holds a master's degree from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.


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