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Other Brandeis Events

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Schusterman Center Events
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
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Past Events


November 17, 2014
Panel Discussion
GPS: Navigating Life with a Politics Degree
: Internship Panel
Nathaniel Barr ('14), Foundation for Defense of Democracies
Daniel Katz ('12), Huffington Post Media Group
Zoe Richman ('15), Coalition on Human Needs
Alex Rubin ('16), No Labels
Sarah Weber ('15). Cambridge Consumers' Council

October 1-2, 2014
The Many Dimensions of Herbert Marcuse
Martin JaySidney Hellman Ehrman Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Douglas Kellner, George F. Kneller Philosophy of Education Chair, University of California, Los Angeles.

September 2014
2014 Elections Speakers Series
Chris Lane, Political Director at Mass GOP
Evan Falchuk, United Independent Party Candidate for Governor
Sasha Beder-Schenker, Organizer/Internship Director at Martha Coakley for Governor

Friday, April 25, 2014
Guest Speaker
Governing Immigration in Advanced Welfare States: The Scandinavian Case
Grete Brochmann, University of Oslo

March 27, 2014
Panel Discussion
Crimea and Beyond: Russia and Its Neighbors Today
Steven Burg, Adlai Stevenson Professor of International Politics 
David Engerman, Ottilie Springer Professor of History
Chandler Rosenberger, Assistant Professor of International and Global Studies and Sociology 

March 20, 2014
Panel Discussion
1914 and the History of the Middle East
Paul Jankowski, Brandeis University 
Stephen Van Evera, MIT
Cyrus Schayegh, Princeton University
Asher Kaufman, University of Notre Dame.


November 22, 2013
Book Launch Celebration
Arabs and Israelis: Conflict and Peacemaking in the Middle East
Abdel Monem Said Aly, Regional Center for Strategic Studies, Cairo
Shai Feldman, Crown Center for Middle East Studies
Khalil Shikaki, Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, Ramallah

November 19, 2013
Guest Speaker
Do We need a Motherhood-Quota? Women and Mothers in the German Parliament 
Hilke Brockman, Professor of Sociology at Jacobs University, Germany

November 14, 2013
Guest Speaker
Investigating the Hacktivists of Anonymous
Parmy Olsen, Journalist, Forbes
Peter Van Zandt Lane, Composer and Lecturer in the Department of Music

April 24, 2013
Guest Speaker
The Last Great Senate: Courage and Statesmanship in Times of Crisis
Ira Shapiro (Brandeis '69)

April 11, 2013
Department Seminar/Proseminar Special Event
The EU as a Global Power: Assets and Liabilities
Jolyon Howorth, Jean Monnet Professor of European Politics at the University of Bath and Visiting Professor of Political Science at Yale University 

April 9, 2013
Guest Speaker
American Muslims and Civil Liberties after 9/11
Nasser Weddady, Civil Rights Outreach Director, The American Islamic Congress 

March 12, 2013
Guest Speaker
Counter-Terrorism and Technology
Guermantes Lailari, Lt. Colonel, USAF (Ret.)


November 5, 2012
Guest Speaker
Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance
Sanford Levinson, Harvard Law School

October 30, 2012
Panel Discussion
Race, Gender, and the 2012 Election
Jill Greenlee, Assistant Professor of Politics
Dan Kryder, Associate Professor of Politics
Ibrahim Sundiata, Professor of History and African-American Studies

October 23, 2012
Guest Speaker
Public Opinion Polls in the US: What They Can and Cannot Tell Us
Adam Berinsky, MIT

October 4, 2012
Guest Speaker
Presidential Powers in a Time of Partisan Polarization
William Galston, Brookings Institution

October 2, 2012
Guest Speaker
Get out the Vote: Evidence from Recent Experiments
Todd Rogers, Kennedy School of Government


November 31, 2011
Guest Speaker
Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security
Mitch Silber, Director of Intelligence, New York City Police Department

November 21, 2011
Guest Speaker
American Muslims in the Global War Against Terrorism
Nasser Weddady, Civil Rights Outreach Director, The American Islamic Congress