Guest
Adria Lawrence, Assistant Professor of Political Science

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Archive: April 8, 2015
Guest: Michael Reed-Hurtado, Coca-Cola World Fund Faculty Fellow at Yale
Subject: Transitional justice in Colombia

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April 1, 2015
Guest: Emma Sky, Jackson Institute Senior Fellow
Subject: The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq

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March 25, 2015
Guest: Eckart Frahm, Professor of Assyriology
Subject: Psychohistory of an Assyrian king

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March 4, 2015
Guest: Ardis Butterfield, Professor of English, French, and Music
Subject: Medieval English lyrics and Chaucer

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February 25, 2015
Guest: John Githongo, anti-corruption activist
Subject: Corruption and the future of Kenya.

 

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Episode: January 19, 2011

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Professor Lawrence is a scholar of the Middle East, with particular expertise in North African politics.  She studies conflict and collective action, investigating how people come to mobilize in favor of ideologies such as ethnicity, nationalism, religion, and democracy. We talk with Professor Lawrence about her new manuscript, Imperial Rule and the Politics of Nationalism. It provides an account of how and why nationalist mobilization against colonial rule erupted in the 20th century French Empire.

Learn more about Adria Lawrence.