2012 Nov 15

Will Smiley, "Treaty Law and Flight from Service on the Nineteenth-Century Russo-Ottoman Frontiers"

7:00pm to 9:00pm

*Location: CGIS South S-050*

About Will: Will is a newly-minted PhD from the University of Cambridge (2012) as well as a JD Student at Yale. He is currently a Graduate Research Associate at the Center for History and Economics at Harvard.

2012 Oct 26

Yoram Gorlizki, "Structures of Trust after Stalin"

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: Robinson Lower Library

Speaker Bio: Prof. Gorlizki's research "centres on Russia and the Soviet Union, it touches on themes that have a broader application. These include: the nature of dictatorship, the emergence of legal orders, the relationship between politicians and bureaucrats, and the role of interpersonal trust in political systems." Over the last three years he has been involved in two major research projects: