Political Theory Project Events

Benjamin Eichert '13 & Susannah Kroeber '11
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 7:00pm

Franklin D. Roosevelt once commented, “All Government employees should realize that the process of collective bargaining, as usually understood, cannot be transplanted into the public service.” Despite FDR’s beliefs, John F. Kennedy granted public union employees collective...

Featuring Watson Fellow Sergei Khrushchev, Professor Linda Cook and Professor Vladimir Golstein
Monday, March 7, 2011 - 8:00pm

Come join the Janus Fellows for a panel conversation on Russia's emergence as a new democracy and a new capitalist economy. Watson Fellow Sergei Khrushchev, Political Science Professor Linda Cook and Slavic Studies Professor Vladimir Golstein will look at the problems facing modern Russia...

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 7:00pm

Join the Janus Political Union for a conversation with two Brown students who were evacuated from Egypt: Amanda Labora '12 and Michael Dawkins '12. Both speakers will discuss their experiences on the ground during the protests and will share perspectives not commonly covered by the news media....

Amanda Labora '12 & Michael Dawkins '12
Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 7:00pm

Join the Janus Political Union for a conversation with Brown's two evacuated students from Egypt, Amanda Labora '12 and Michael  Dawkins '12. Both speakers will discuss their experiences on the ground during the protests and will share perspectives not commonly covered by the news media....

Douglas Allen, M.V. Lee Badgett, Maggie Gallagher, and Andrew Koppelman
Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 4:00pm

There has been much debate over the right of same-sex couples to marry and be recognized as couples legally. What are the implications of gay marriage on our society?

Photos by Lauren Brennan

 

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 7:00pm
Come join the Janus Fellows for a conversation with Professor Wendy Schiller on partisanship in light of the new Congress. Should President Obama and the Congressional Republicans use partisanship as a strategy? What can history tell us about the next two years of divided government...
Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 12:00pm

 

 

Come to the Faculty Club (1 Magee Street, around the corner from Keeney) on Thursday February 3rd at 12:00 for the first Janus Fellows lunch of the semester! 

The topic will be the...

Professor Steve Calabresi
Friday, December 3, 2010 - 7:00pm
Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 7:00pm
Professors David Jacobson, Huss Banai, and Nukhet Sandal
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 7:00pm

Nowhere is more internationally important or unpredictable than the Middle East. In 2010, we saw the region alternately torn by violence, working toward democracy, threatening a new nuclear state, and struggling to achieve lasting peace. Join the Janus Fellows this...