Past Events

Divya Subramanian (History), “Modernization in Decline: India’s Upper Krishna Irrigation Project, 1964-present”

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 04:00
4:00-5:00 PM : Presentation 5:00-6:00 PM Reception & Food

Location: 

Lindsay Rogers Room (Room 707) 7th floor International Affairs Building

Summary: “What happens to development projects when international capital and experts have left the building? In 1964, construction began on the Upper Krishna Project, an irrigation works in the Indian state of Karnataka; fifty years and several highly-publicized rounds of World Bank funding later, the project’s main dam collapsed, sending six billion cubic feet of water rushing through in its wake. Examining the rise and demise of the Upper Krishna Project provides insight into the dynamics of deindustrialization and infrastructural decay across the former colonial periphery.”

Institutional Review Board (IRB) ​Information Session for Social Scientists

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:00
10:00am-11:00am

Location: 

Room 270B International Affairs Building

Institutional Review Board (IRB) ​Information Session for Social Scientists

​Dear Social Scientist,​

"America's Inequality Trap: The Inequality Reinforcing Effects of Status Quo Bias and Inegalitarian Policymaking"

Thursday, October 19, 2017 -
02:00 to 03:30

Location: 

509 Knox Hall 606 W. 122nd Street NY NY 10027

Center for Wealth and Inequality (CWI) Seminar Series

Department of Sociology

Speaker: Nathan J. Kelly
Department of Political Science, University of Tennessee

Talk Title: "America's Inequality Trap: The Inequality Reinforcing Effects of Status Quo Bias and Inegalitarian Policymaking"

Summer Lindsey (Columbia)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 -
12:15 to 13:45

Summer Lindsey (Columbia) will be presenting at the Columbia University Comparative Politics Seminar. This is a practice job talk. The seminar meets from 12.15 to 1.45pm in IAB 707.

Reading group on economic emergency and the rule of law

Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
16:20 to 18:20
4:20-6:20pm

Location: 

Lehman Center Room 406 IAB 420 West 118th Street, New York, NY 10027

The Workshop on 20th Century Politics and Society (Ira Katznelson, Adam Tooze, and Jeremy Kessler, co-conveners) will hold its next session on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 4:20PM.

We will be meeting as a reading group discussing the relationship between economic emergency and the rule of law. The readings are listed below.

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