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Past Events

What to Expect From the Trump Presidency

January 25, 2017


  • Robert Art

  • Christian A. Herter Professor of International Relations

  • Shai Feldman, Judy and Sidney Swartz Director's Chair of the Crown Center for Middle East Studies and Professor of Politics

  • Lucy Goodhart, Lecturer in International & Global Studies and Politics

  • Jill Greenlee (Moderator), Associate Professor of Politics

  • Jeffrey Lenowitz, Assistant Professor of Politics

What Just Happened? Analyzing the 2016 Elections

November 29, 2016


  • Charles Stewart III, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at MIT

  • Kay Lehman Schlozman, J. Joseph Moakey Professor of Political Science at Boston College

  • David A. Hopkins, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Boston College

"Hamilton, the Panel: The Politics of Default, Bailouts, and the Power of the Purse in the Aftermath of the American Revolution"

September 29, 2016

Interdepartmental Forum: History, Politics and Economics


  • George J. Hall (presenting)

  • David Hackett Fischer

  • Steven L. Burg

  • Paul Jankowski

Guest Lecture: Akhil Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science

May 4, 2016

"2016: The Constitution at a Crossroads"

The Legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia and the Future of the Supreme Court

May 3, 2016

A Panel Discussion

Richard Blanco Poetry Reading and Book Signing

May 3, 2016

A Face in the Crowd

March 22, 2016

A special Primary Season screening of Elia Kazan's classic film, "A Face in the Crowd," with commentary by Prof. Bernie Yack

Defeating ISIL

February 2, 2016

A talk by Colin Kahl, National Security Advisor to Vice President Biden

Deeqo Jibril

November 4, 2015

Deeqo Jibril, Founder & Executive Director of the Boston Somali Community and Cultural Association, guest lecture in Prof. Klausen's Class, POL 134: The Global Migration Crisis

Erasing the Past: Da'esh and the Crisis of Antiquities Destruction

September 24, 2015

Jytte Klausen to participate in forum, "Erasing the Past: Da'esh and the Crisis of Antiquities Destruction."

Fortress Europe? Issues of Migration and Citizenship

September 23, 2015

Jytte Klausen on panel, "Fortress Europe? Issues of Migration and Citizenship."

The Second Annual Summit on the Future of Europe