Lansing B. Lee, Jr./Bankard Seminar in Global Politics

The Lansing B. Lee/Bankard Seminar in Global Politics is a year-long speaker series that features leading scholars in International Relations, Comparative Politics, and Political Economy.

Invited scholars present cutting-edge research and engage in lively debate with faculty and graduate students. The seminar is made possible through generous grants from the family of Lansing B. Lee, Jr. and the Bankard Fund for Political Economy at the University of Virginia.

Dr. Todd S. Sechser helms the program.

Fall 2017

Nikhar Gaikwad
Presentation Title
Ethnic Politics and Economic Policy: Theory and Evidence from India
Start Date
09-25-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
296 Gibson Hall
Dennis Quinn
Presentation Title
When Does FDI Liberalization Limit Domestic Growth?
Start Date
10-09-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
296 Gibson Hall
Scott Gehlbach
Presentation Title
The Tocqueville Paradox: When Does Reform Provoke Rebellion?
Start Date
10-16-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
296 Gibson
Nicolas van de Walle
Presentation Title
25 years of Electoral Politics in Africa: Institutionalization without Democratic Consolidation
Start Date
10-23-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
296 Gibson Hall
Erik Wibbels
Presentation Title
Governance as Points, Lines and Polygons: Evidence from an Impact Evaluation in Ghana and 45,000 Development Projects
Start Date
10-30-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
296 Gibson
Ellen Lust
Presentation Title
Money Machine: Do the Poor Demand Clientelism?
Start Date
11-13-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
296 Gibson Hall (TBC)