Seminar Series

Every Wednesday, Perry World House hosts a seminar in which Perry World House's affiliated faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and visiting fellows showcase their policy relevant research in-progress. If you would like to be added to the PWH Seminar mailing list, please email

Please note that the Seminar Series is primarily intended for faculty, postdocs, and students. 

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Cristiane Carneiro, PWH Visiting Scholar, “Complexity and compliance in the Inter-American Human Rights System”

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

No Seminar Scheduled

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Courtney Hillebrecht, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Michael Kenwick, PWH Postdoctoral Fellow, “Rethinking The Link Between Civil-Military Relations and the Onset of Interstate Conflict”

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

No Seminar Scheduled

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

No Seminar Scheduled

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

No seminar (Global Career Week)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

No Seminar

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

No Seminar Scheduled

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Avinash Paliwal, My Enemy’s Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal (Co-Sponsored with CASI)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Asha Rangappa, Yale University, “Can Facebook Save Democracy” (Co-Sponsored with Fox Leadership International)

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

No Seminar (Wednesday before Thanksgiving)

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Ahmet Icduygu, PWH Visiting Fellow

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Michael Doyle, Columbia University, “Model International Mobility Convention”

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Derek Chollet, German Marshall Fund & PWH Visiting Fellow, "A Middle Way: The Shared Legacy of Eisenhower, George HW Bush and Obama — and what it means for today”

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

No Seminar (Finals)

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

No Seminar (Winter Break)

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

No Seminar (Winter Break)

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

No Seminar (first day of classes)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

No Seminar Scheduled

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Jill Goldenziel, Marine CorpsUniversity-Command and Staff College, “National Security vs. Human Rights?: State Detention of Migrants and International Law”

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Kim Kyung-Hwan, PWH Visiting Fellow, “Dynamics of Housing in East Asia”

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Julia Gamble, PWH Postdoctoral Fellow, (topic TBD)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Chris Blair, Penn Political Science, “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Border Control in Counterinsurgency.” 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

No Seminar Scheduled

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Benjamin Laughlin, PWH Postdoctoral fellow (topic TBD)

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

No Seminar (Spring Break)

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

David Carter, Washington University in St. Louis, (topic TBD)

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

No Seminar

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Peter Harrell, Center for New American Security

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Irit Katz, PWH Postdoctoral Fellow, “Urban Refuge: Spaces of Control, Hospitality and Ambiguous Governance in the City”

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Rebecca Lissner, PWH Postdoctoral Fellow, (topic TBD)

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Sarah Maxey, PWH Postdoctoral Fellow, “Deception and Democratic Accountability: Understanding the Limits of Leaders' Justifications for Intervention”

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Borders and Boundaries Speaker