RCP Workshop

The Research in Comparative Politics (RCP) workshop serves as a forum for the presentation
of research by faculty and graduate students in comparative politics.

Organizers: Steve Rosenzweig and Jeremy Menchik.

RCP will be held at the time, date and location noted below. Papers will be available prior to the presentation on this page by clicking on the topic title below.

Spring 2019

Date Time Location Speaker Topic
February 6, 2019 1pm Elits Room, 154 Bay State Rd. Michael Woldemariam, Boston University “From Rebelling to Ruling: How Power Distributions and Communal Structure Affect Regime Consolidation After Rebel Victory in Africa”
March 20, 2019 1pm Elits Room, 154 Bay State Rd. Steve Rosenzweig, Boston University TBA
April 17, 2019 1pm Elits Room, 154 Bay State Rd. Guadalupe Tuñón, Harvard University TBA

Fall 2018

Date Time Location Speaker Topic
September 12, 2018 1pm Elits Room, 154 Bay State Rd. William Grimes, BU “Institutionalizing Financial Cooperation in East Asia”

cosponsored by the Pardee Research Seminar

October 10, 2018 1pm Elits Room, 154 Bay State Rd. Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro, Brown University “What is Political Knowledge Good for? Conceptualizing Political Knowledge in Developing Country Democracies”
October 31, 2018 1pm Elits Room, 154 Bay State Rd. Nicholas Rush Smith, The City College of New York “Democratic Death: South Africa’s Killing State”

cosponsored by the African Studies Center