- Honors Students’ Research Draws Notable ObserversEvery spring the POLS Honors Program – currently under the direction of Alan Bennett Honors Professor Jennifer Sterling-Folker – hosts a poster session and reception to celebrate the research projects and theses undertaken by its honors students during the past academic year. Nicknamed “REPS” (Research Excellence in Political Science), the event is typically held concurrently […]
- Pressman’s Efforts to Count Marchers Gain National AttentionAs hundreds of thousands of Americans marched against Donald Trump and for women’s rights in Washington D.C. and elsewhere on the day after the inauguration, many began to wonder what the final count of protestors might be. UCONN Professor Jeremy Pressman and University of Denver Professor Erica Chenowith went a step further, translating various reports […]
- Political Science Fifth Year Master’s DegreeGreat news! You’re in the right place at the right time. As an undergraduate UConn student, you may have an opportunity to complete a master’s degree through an expedited program in just one year after completing your undergraduate degree. The 30-credit POLS 5th Year Master’s Program offers strong undergraduates, already at UConn, an opportunity to […]
Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM
Storrs CampusOak Hall 438
Prof. Richard Nielson from MIT delivers a lecture.
Thursday, October 26th, 2017
09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Storrs CampusStuden Union Ballroom
This inaugural symposium will launch UConnâs Abrahamic Programs in the Middle East/North Africa Region. The symposium will encourage and foster intellectual exchanges and presentation among participants.
Thursday, October 26th, 2017
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Storrs CampusARJONA 105
RADHA DEVI JOSHI FOUNDATION LECTURE Marking the 70th Anniversary of India's Independence / THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017 at 3:30pm
Keynote by KARUNA MANTENA, Associate Professor of Political Science at Yale University. She holds a BSc(Econ) in International Relations from the London School of Economics (1995), an MA in Ideology and Discourse Analysis from the University of Essex (1996), and a PhD in Government from Harvard University (2004). Her research interests include modern political thought, modern social theory, the theory and history of empire, and South Asian politics and history.
Her first book, Alibis of Empire: Henry Maine and the Ends of Liberal Imperialism (Princeton Univ. Press, 2010), analyzed the transformation of nineteenth-century British imperial ideology. Her current work focuses on political realism and the political thought of M.K. Gandhi.
Since 2011, Professor Mantena has served as co-director of the International Conference for the Study of Political Thought. And she is also currently the Chair of the South Asian Studies Council at Yale University.
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