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The Foley Institute Fall 2007 Events

September 6

Public Lecture. Jurij Toplak, Professor of Law, Maribor University, Slovenia, presents “Financing Elections: A Comparative Perspective.” 10:35–11:50 a.m., CUE 119.

September 7

Brown Bag. Will Reno, Associate Professor, Political Science, Northwestern University, presents “Evolution of Warfare in the Periphery.” Noon–1:30 p.m., CUE 512. Cosponsored by the Institute for the Study of Intercommunal Conflict.

September 11

ENSCOG Meeting. Diane Vaughan, Professor, Columbia University, presents“Common Sense: Air Traffic Control and the Technological Push.” Noon–1:30 p.m., Todd Dining Room. Cosponsored by the Sociology Colloquium Group.

September 11

Public Lecture. Diane Vaughan, Professor, Columbia University, presents“How Theory Travels: Research, Policy, and the Columbia Space Shuttle Accident.” 4:00–5:30 p.m., CUE 518. Cosponsored by the Sociology Colloquium Group.
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September 20

International Education Week Public Lecture; Keynote Speech. Nontombi Naomi Tutu, award-winning international human relations scholar and daughter of South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, presents “Breaking Down Barriers Between Cultures: International and Domestic Race Relations.” 7:30 p.m., Beasley Coliseum. Cosponsored with the WSU International Students’ Council.

September 24

ENSCOG. René Von Schomberg, Visiting EU Fellow, George Mason University, presents “On the Implementation of the Precautionary Principle in the European Union.” Noon–1:30 p.m., CUE 518. Cosponsored by Global Studies.

September 25

Guest Lecture. René Von Schomberg, Visiting EU Fellow, George Mason University, presents to the Politics of Natural Resource and Environmental Policy class. 9:10–10:25 a.m.

September 25

Guest Lecture. René Von Schomberg, Visiting EU Fellow, George Mason University, presents to the Introduction to Comparative Politics class. 10:35–11:50 a.m.

September 25

Brown Bag. Sylvain Brouard, Senior Research Fellow, Centre de Recherches Politiques de Sciences Po, presents on the Comparative Agendas Project. Noon–1:30 p.m., Johnson Tower 801 (Conference Room).

September 25

Public Lecture. Sylvain Brouard, Senior Research Fellow, Centre de Recherches Politiques de Sciences Po, presents “A Multifaceted No to Europe: Why the Dutch and the French Rejected the European Constitution.” 2:50–4:05 p.m., Todd Hall 268. Cosponsored by Political Research Quarterly and the Department of Political Science.

September 25

Public Lecture. René Von Schomberg, Visiting EU Fellow, George Mason University, presents “From the Ethics of Technology Towards an Ethics of Knowledge Policy.” 3:00–4:30 p.m., Honors Lounge. Cosponsored by Global Studies.
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September 27

Public Lecture. Ken Dodge, Professor of Public Policy Studies and Director of the Center for Child and Family Policy of Sanford Institute at Duke University, presents “Prevention and Public Policy in Youth Violence.” 3:30–5:00 p.m., Honors Lounge. Cosponsored by the Department of Human Development.

October 1

Symposium. “Cooperative Governance in the West: Prospects, Problems and Theory.” Held at Oregon State University, Corvallis.

Panel 1: “Reframing Existing Institutions” with Helen Ingram, UC Irvine; Bill Leach, California State University, Sacramento; Denise Lach, Oregon State University; Mark Lubell, UC Davis; Tom Koontz, Ohio State University; and Brent Steel, Oregon State University, Moderator

Panel 2: “Institutional Responses” with Ed Weber, Washington State University; Mike Hibbard, University of Oregon; Andrea Gerlak, University of Arizona; Gregg Walker, Oregon State University; Craig Thomas, University of Washington; Brent Steel, Oregon State University, Moderator

Cosponsored by Sustainable Rural Communities Initiative, Oregon State University; Institute for Natural Resources, Oregon University System; Institute for Water and Watersheds, Oregon State University; and Master of Public Policy Program, Oregon State University.

 

November 7–9

Conference. “Water in the Pacific Northwest: Moving Science into Policy and Action.” Held at Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, Washington. Cosponsored with USDA Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES); State of Washington Water Research Center; Washington State Department of Ecology; Washington State Department of Transportation; Oregon Water Resources Department; Institute for Water and Watersheds, Oregon State University; Center for Environmental Research, Education, and Outreach, Washington State University; Washington Forest Protection Association; and Inland Northwest Research Alliance.