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Upcoming Events for 2019-2020

Event Title/Speaker(s) Date/Time Location More Information
Inside Congress: The Intelligence Committee
Featuring Special Guest: Rep. Adam Schiff
Thursday, October 10, 2019
401 Warren Hall

More info here
To RSVP, Please Click Here And Submit Your Name

IGSC Colloquium w/ Patchen Markell

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

GOVT Co-sponsored Event: The Rohingya: Statelessness, Refugeehood and a 'Subhuman' Life, by Nasir Uddin

Monday, October 21, 2019
G08 Uris 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
Port of Destiny: Peace Film Screening and Talk Thursday, October 24, 2019
Stimson Hall G-01

Screening of documentary followed by a panel of speakers. Live webcast with other universities.

GOVT Dept Screening of Dr. Strangelove Monday, October 28, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
White Hall 106 Pizza & drinks provided!

GOVT Co-sponsored Event: Film Screening - Reason, Parts 5 - 8, followed by Q&A with Director Anand Patwardhan
Monday, October 28, 2019
Cornell Cinema 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 (

Government Department Holiday Party Thursday, December 12, 2019
Statler Hotell
Ballroom B
For Government Department Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students --- see your invitation for further details
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