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Upcoming Events for 2019-2020

Event Title/Speaker(s) Date/Time Location More Information
Government Department APSA Reception Friday, August 30, 2019

District Kitchen
2606 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

See emailed invitation for further details.

Chats in the Stacks: Jamila Michener on Fragmented Democracy: Medicaid, Federalism, and Unequal Politics

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Olin Library, Room 107 More info here

Government Department Fall Party

Friday, September 20, 2019
Taughannock Falls State Park
North Lakeside Pavilion
See emailed invitation for further details.
Inside Congress: The Problem Solvers Thursday, October 10, 2019
Waterside Plaza- The Lewis Davis Pavilion
25 Waterslide Plaza, New York, NY 10010
More info here

IGSC Colloquium w/ Patchen Markell

Friday, October 18, 2019
181 Goldwin Smith Hall More info here

"U.S.-Mexico Relations Under Trump: Patterns of Change and Continuity;" Lund Debate w/ former Ambassadors Sandra Fuentes & Roberta Jackson (Moderated by Gustavo Flores-Macias)

Monday, October 21, 2019
Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, Klarman Hall More info here
Democracy in Latin America After the Left Turn, A LASP Public Issue Forum w/ Steven Levitsky (Harvard) & Kenneth Roberts (Cornell-GOVT) Monday, November 4, 2019
TBA More info here

News, Fake News, and Deep Fakes: Stings and Scams in the Age of Trump (Speaker: Sidney Tarrow)

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Boyce Thompson Institute, Auditorium More info here

Democratic Resilience: Can American Democracy Withstand Rising Polarization?

Friday, November 8, 2019
Cornell Botanic Gardens
Ten-Eyck Room

Conference, Nov. 7-9, 2019
Registration is required.
Contact: Suzanne Mettler (

Fall Comparative Politics Workshop Friday, December 13, 2019
White Hall, Room TBD More details coming soon
Historical Political Economy Conference

Fri, April 24, 2020

Spring Comparative Politics Workshop Friday, May 8, 2020
White Hall, Room TBD More details coming Spring 2020