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Georgetown Conflict Resolution Program
03/29/2019

Georgetown Conflict Resolution Program

Georgetown Conflict Resolution Program and Professionals in Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Affairs (PREEA) hosted a packed event to delve into the key drivers of peace and conflict ahead of Ukraine’s upcoming elections.

Special thanks to Colonel Andrii Ordynovych Military Attache & Acting Defense Attache for the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA / Посольство України в США who provided opening comments to the event, Ambassador Kenneth Yalowitz, former Director of the Conflict Resolution Program for moderating the event, and our panelists Melinda Haring (Georgetown Government Department Grad '10) from the Atlantic Council of US, Gina Lentine (A Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) Grad '11) from Freedom House and Vitaliy Shpak from the National Endowment for Democracy who provided diverse and fascinating perspectives on the current situation in #Ukraine

Our Democracy & Governance and American Government MA programs are cohosting a talk tonight with Jennifer Kavanagh, PhD....
11/14/2018
Truth Decay: The Diminishing Role of Facts & Analysis in American Public Life

Our Democracy & Governance and American Government MA programs are cohosting a talk tonight with Jennifer Kavanagh, PhD. titled- Truth Decay: The Diminishing Role of Facts & Analysis in American Public Life tonight at 6 PM. Come join us! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/truth-decay-the-diminishing-role-of-facts-analysis-in-american-public-life-tickets-51967602498

Do facts matter in American politics today? With the decline of trust in conventional sources of information, a blurring of the line between fact and opinion, disagreement over basic facts, and an elevation of opinion over facts, the United States is experiencing a phenomenon we might call Truth Dec...

11/05/2018
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#MidtermElections are tomorrow and many will be turning out to vote, but have you ever wondered why it is that we vote on this seemingly random Tuesday in November? Professor Jonathan M. Ladd of the McCourt School of Public Policy - Georgetown University explains why #ElectionDay takes place on November 6.
#AskAGUProf

Georgetown University Office of Fellowships
11/02/2018

Georgetown University Office of Fellowships

Considering a career in foreign service? Read our latest blog post, an update on Kala Deterville's Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program experience thus far. Kala is a 2018 graduate of Georgetown University who majored in Georgetown Government Department and Japanese Program Georgetown University. Currently, she is a first-year Master's student at Columbia | SIPA studying International Security Policy. https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/gofar-blog/2018/11/01/updates-on-kala-detervilles-rangel-experience/

Georgetown University
09/26/2018

Georgetown University

Happy #NationalVoterRegistrationDay, Hoyas! Are you registered to vote yet? If not, you can visit bit.ly/guvotes to get started.

Students can also find stamped envelopes at Residence Hall Offices across campus to mail out their absentee ballot requests and voter registration forms. So, what are you waiting for? Let's get out the #GUVotes!

Beginning in the Fall of 2018 and running through the 2018-2019 school year, Georgetown University’s Laboratory for Glob...
09/24/2018
Understanding through Theater - Georgetown University Baker Center McCourt School of Public Policy

Beginning in the Fall of 2018 and running through the 2018-2019 school year, Georgetown University’s Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics, Democracy and Governance Program, and the Baker Center for Leadership & Governance are partnering with Patrick Henry College Professors Cory Grewell and Mark Mitchell on a process that brings 5 students each from Georgetown and Patrick Henry together in a creative process of mutual dialogue, interview-based script-writing and theatrical performance to explore commonalities and differences of perspective within and among the 2 communities.

https://bakercenter.georgetown.edu/in-your-shoes/

Share Beginning in the Fall of 2018 and running through the 2018-2019 school year, Georgetown University’s Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics, Democracy and Governance Program, and the Baker Center for Leadership & Governance are partnering with Patrick Henry College Professors Cory Gr...

Georgetown students and faculty! You’re Invited to our Oct. 1 screening of #82Names: Syria, Please Don't Forget Us, in p...
09/20/2018
Film Screening- 82 Names: Syria, Please Don't Forget Us

Georgetown students and faculty! You’re Invited to our Oct. 1 screening of #82Names: Syria, Please Don't Forget Us, in partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum The Center for Social Justice - Georgetown University and Georgetown Conflict Resolution Program are co-sponsoring the screening. Don’t miss out and RSVP here -https://82namesfilmatgu.eventbrite.com .

Join us for #82Names, a film screening co-sponsored by Georgetown University's Center for Social Justice and MA Program in Conflict Resolution Program in partnership with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. #82Names is an inspiring documentary that traces the journey of Mansour Omari, a survivor of....

Check out Prof. Michele Swers on the latest episode of @TheMidPod -Gender Gap in Congress. Also discussed: women in elec...
08/23/2018
EP. 52 Michele Swers: The Gender Gap In Congress

Check out Prof. Michele Swers on the latest episode of @TheMidPod -Gender Gap in Congress. Also discussed: women in elections. https://www.themidpod.com/podcasts/ep-52-michele-swers-the-gender-gap-

NICIE PANETTA: This is The MidPod: The Midterms Podcast. I'm Nicie Panetta with Heather Atwood. We are two moms traveling America to chronicle what may be the most important set of elections in our lifetimes. The midterms in November 2018. In these elections we the people have the chance to elect a

Professor Elizabeth Stanley has a new article out in Polity @Northeastpsa! It's called "War Duration and the Micro-Dynam...
05/30/2018
Polity: Home

Professor Elizabeth Stanley has a new article out in Polity @Northeastpsa! It's called "War Duration and the Micro-Dynamics of Decision Making under Stress", Check it out! https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/pol/current .

As the journal of the Northeastern Political Science Association, Polity publishes lively, provocative, and readable research for a broad range of political scientists

05/04/2018
Making an Exoneree - The Story of Valentino Dixon

Georgetown University Prisons and Justice Initiative just released "Double Time", the story of Valentino Dixon who has already served 26 years in prison for a crime that another man has admitted to FIVE times. Check out this incredible story and stay tuned for ways to get involved. #MakingAnExoneree #ValentinoDixon

https://youtu.be/0dPmvtT-K6I

This documentary tells the haunting story of the wrongful conviction of Valentino Dixon, who has spent 26 years in prison for a murder he did not commit--one...

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2018/04/13/paul-ryans-retirement-means-the-season-for-legislating-is-now-officially-ove...
04/13/2018
Paul Ryan’s retirement means the season for legislating is now officially over

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2018/04/13/paul-ryans-retirement-means-the-season-for-legislating-is-now-officially-over/ See Professor Michelle Swers' blog post with the London School of Economics US Centre blog.

This week, the Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan (R-WI), announced that he would be handing in his gavel at year’s end and would not run for reelection. Michele L. Swers writes that before becoming S…

Listen to the current episode of @IRIglobal Global podcast featuring our very own Amb. Ken Yalowitz,  Belarusian Member ...
04/05/2018
Episode 16: Belarus | IRI

Listen to the current episode of @IRIglobal Global podcast featuring our very own Amb. Ken Yalowitz, Belarusian Member of Parliament, Anna Konapatskaya and IRI’s Belarus expert, Ryte Vaiciuliene. http://www.iri.org/web-story/episode-16-belarus

Our hosts decide which direction President Lukashenko chose and explore “Europe’s last dictatorship” in the sixteenth episode of Global featuring, former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Belarus, Kenneth Yalowitz; Belarussian Member of Parliament and the first opposition party member to win ...

See Prof. Lise Howard and Anjali Dayal's blog post on their new  article "The Use of Force in UN Peacekeeping" that rece...
02/23/2018
In the UN Security Council, Agreement, Not Discord, is the Norm. But has it Worked for Peacekeeping?

See Prof. Lise Howard and Anjali Dayal's blog post on their new article "The Use of Force in UN Peacekeeping" that recently appeared in International Organization http://politicalviolenceataglance.org/2018/02/23/in-the-un-security-council-agreement-not-discord-is-the-norm-but-has-it-worked-for-peacekeeping/

Lise Morjé Howard and Anjali Kaushlesh Dayal The UN Security Council’s five permanent members—the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, France and China—are unlike-minded states with di…

New from @oxfordpress Prof. Marc Howard's Unusually Cruel: Prisons, Punishment, and the Real American Exceptionalism htt...
10/10/2017
Unusually Cruel: Prisons, Punishment, and the Real American Exceptionalism

New from @oxfordpress Prof. Marc Howard's Unusually Cruel: Prisons, Punishment, and the Real American Exceptionalism https://t.co/CfpZZ1DRoV

The United States incarcerates far more people than any other country in the world, at rates nearly ten times higher than other liberal democracies. Indeed, while the U.S. is home to 5 percent of the world's population, it contains nearly 25 percent of its prisoners. But the extent of American cr...

10/04/2017

Retweeted Febin Bellamy (@FebinBellamy):

Special thanks to @facebook for highlighting one of our #unsungheroes at @Georgetown, Oneil Batchelor! @unsungheroesorg https://t.co/FV7tiMONU5

10/02/2017

Retweeted Charles King (@charleskingdc):

Word cloud in @HillaryClinton memoir? Product of @Georgetown research: @GUGovt @McCourtSchool @georgetowncs , @RobertMGroves @CelenzaChris https://t.co/jXFKjefAWU

In DC tomorrow? Interested in a PhD in Government? Sign up for our info session! https://t.co/eJKIJ58VGx
10/02/2017
Prospective PhD Student Information Session

In DC tomorrow? Interested in a PhD in Government? Sign up for our info session! https://t.co/eJKIJ58VGx

RSVP here to the PhD in Government information session hosted by Georgetown University's Department of Government, The on-campus information session consists of a presentation and question and answer period. This is a great opportunity to see the university, learn more about the PhD program and the…

09/27/2017

Retweeted Hans Noel (@ProfHansNoel):

Campaign is now underway for Italy's Spring 2018 election. Perfect semester for @GUGovt students at @VillaLeBalze. https://t.co/YWkPU9asha

09/25/2017

Retweeted Christopher Hudson (@chrishudsonjr):

Interview w/ @GUGovt's @ProfHansNoel on how politics, campaigns, and political parties work. @FreeThoughtsPod https://t.co/Fy7fTVoVk9

Our next on campus PhD in Government info session is set for Oct 3! #gradschool   https://t.co/eJKIJ58VGx
09/19/2017
Prospective PhD Student Information Session

Our next on campus PhD in Government info session is set for Oct 3! #gradschool https://t.co/eJKIJ58VGx

The on-campus information session consists of a presentation and question and answer period. This is a great opportunity to see the university, learn more about the PhD program and the application process. Each session will last approximately 60 minutes, begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Intercultural Cente...

09/19/2017

Retweeted Charles King (@charleskingdc):

We in @GUGovt will join the many other @jesuitcolleges in standing up for #Dreamers. Central to our mission, heritage & basic human values. https://t.co/dSc9S2CSHo

08/29/2017

Retweeted Charles King (@charleskingdc):

Do terrorist attacks make people more politically engaged? @GUGovt Prof @laiabalcells on the lessons of #Barcelona https://t.co/WlDc1ZO3oG

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Attention Georgetown University undergraduates: Interested in the 2020 presidential primaries? Join me next semester to study them up close. http://bit.ly/2klRJuJ
This this upcoming projecting bringing together CDACS, the GU Lab for Global Performance, the Baker Center--and Patrick Henry College. More details to come!
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