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.

Spring 2017

Keren Yarhi-Milo
Presentation Title
Who Fights for Reputation in International Relations? Leaders, Resolve and the Use of Force
Start Date
01-30-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
Gibson S296
Monika Nalepa
Presentation Title
Electoral systems and programmatic parties: The institutional underpinnings of parties’ ideological cohesion
Start Date
02-06-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
296 Gibson
Daniel Byman
Presentation Title
Road Warriors: Understanding Jihadist Foreign Fighters
Start Date
02-20-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
Gibson S296
Milan Vaishnav
Presentation Title
When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics
Start Date
02-27-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
Gibson Hall S296
Joseph Young
Start Date
03-13-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
Gibson Hall 296
Alexandre Debs
Presentation Title
Optimism and War
Start Date
03-20-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
Gibson Hall S296
Dan Reiter
Presentation Title
The Power and Politics of Military Leadership
Start Date
03-24-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
Gibson Hall S296
Jeff Gill
Presentation Title
Using Statistical Modeling to Fight Terrorism
Start Date
03-31-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
Gibson Hall 296
Beth Simmons
Start Date
04-03-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
UVA Law School, location TBD
Dan Posner
Presentation Title
(Under What Conditions) Do Politicians Reward Their Supporters? Evidence from Kenya's Constituencies Development Fund
Start Date
04-10-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
Gibson Hall S296
Zachariah Mampilly
Presentation Title
Taxation and Governance by Armed Groups
Start Date
04-17-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
Gibson Hall S296
Anna Grzymala-Busse
Presentation Title
The Revolution Eats Its Own Children? Authoritarian Successor Parties and the Consequences of their Reinvention
Start Date
04-24-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
Gibson Hall S296
Edmund Malesky
Presentation Title
Can Political Participation by Firms Increase Government Legitimacy and Regulatory Compliance in Developing Countries?
Start Date
05-01-2017
Start Time
12:00
End Time
1:30
Location
Gibson Hall 296