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September 2019

Welcome Back Reception

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
216 Anderson Hall
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Julian Go, Boston University

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pugh Hall 210 FL

“Militarizing the Police: Empire, Race and Counter-Insurgency" The militarization of the police is not new. It reaches back to the very founding of modern policing. This presentation explores some of this history, from the nineteenth century through the twentieth century, in both the US and the UK, and shows their intimate connections to empire. It argues that police militarization has involved the appropriation of forms, operations and tactics not just from the “military” but more precisely from “imperial-military” regimes. It…

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Julian Go, Boston University

September 27 @ 12:50 pm - 2:00 pm
216 Anderson Hall

“The Imperial Origins of American Policing: Militarization and Colonial Feedback in the Early 20th Century” This presentation offers a comparative-historical perspective on the militarization of policing in through a close examination of urban policing in early 20th century America, a period that historians call “the Reform Era” of policing. Based upon a nested cross-city analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, the study shows that police ‘reforms” in this period constituted an early form of militarization resulting from colonial feedback. Local police…

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October 2019

Political Science Grad Programs Open House

October 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Anderson Hall 134, 1507 W UNIVERSITY AV
Gainesville, FL 32611 United States
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The Department is hosting an Open House for our undergraduate majors and other interested students about our M.A. and Ph.D programs on Monday, October 7, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in Anderson 134. All interested students are welcome, and attendance entails no obligation.  The Department is providing pizza and refreshments for this meeting. If you’d like to attend, or if you cannot attend and would like more information, please RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/UFPSOpenHouse

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Rachel Sigman- Monterey Naval Postgraduate School

October 11 @ 12:50 pm - 2:30 pm
216 Anderson Hall FL

Administrative Reform in Benin and Ghana

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Profesionalization Seminar

October 18 @ 12:50 pm - 2:30 pm
216 Anderson Hall FL

How to make good use of academic conferences

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Cristian Perez

October 25 @ 12:50 pm - 2:30 pm
216 Anderson Hall

Research Seminar in Politics

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November 2019

Ben Smith and Helen- University of Florida

November 1 @ 12:50 pm - 2:30 pm
216 Anderson Hall

Spatial analysis, bombs, and rockets

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Professionalization Seminar

November 15 @ 12:50 pm - 2:30 pm

How to plan a career outside of academia

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December 2019

Goran Hyden-University of Florida

December 6 @ 12:50 pm - 2:30 pm
216 Anderson Hall FL

Democratization in Africa

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