Global Focus:

2014 APSA Africa Workshop: Distributive Goods and Distributive Politics

The workshop was targeted at university and college faculty in the social sciences residing in Africa who are in the early stages of their academic careers. It focused on the theme of distributive politics: In countries that are democratic and autocratic, resource rich and resource poor, ruling parties routinely pledge to distribute some set of goods to citizens.   more...

2014 APSA Africa Workshop


  • CPS Workshop - Khalil Shikaki
    After the Spring: Measuring Transition to Democracy in the Arab World
    Wed, Sept 17, 2014, noon-1:30pm, 6006 ISR
    * Lunch will be provided
  • CPS Workshop - Anne Pitcher/Manny Teodoro
    Wed, Sept 24, 2014, noon-1:30pm, 6006 ISR
  • ISQM Workshop - Timothy Vogelsang
    How do Climate Models Compare with Reality Over the Tropics from 1958-2012? HAC-Robust Trend Comparisons Among Climate Series with Possible Intercept Shifts
    Wed, Sept 24, 2014, 1pm, 5670 Haven Hall


The World Association of Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) call for participation

WAPOR will hold a regional conference on March 7-9, 2015 in Doha, Qatar. The conference is hosted by the Social and Economic Survey Research Center (SESRI) at Qatar University. The conference theme is Innovation in Public Opinion Research. The proposal submission deadline is September 25, 2014.
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Ron Inglehart Ron Inglehart Receives 2014 Dinerman Award from WAPOR
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Donald Kinder Donald Kinder Named Philip E. Converse Distinguished University Professor of Political Science
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Allan Stam Allan Stam appointed as Dean of the Batten School
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James Morrow Jim Morrow elected to The American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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