Event Date: April 8, 2010 - 10:30 am Location: Social Science Building, 120 University pvt, Room 4004
A talk by Stathis Kalyvas, Yale University.
Free. Registration is not required. This event will be in English.
Stathis N. Kalyvas is Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science and Director of the Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence. He is the author of The Logic of Violence in Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2006) and The Rise of Christian Democracy in Europe (Cornell University Press, 1996), and the co-editor of Order, Conflict & Violence (Cambridge University Press, 2008). He has received several awards, including the Woodrow Wilson Award for best book on government, politics, or international affairs (2007), the Luebbert Award for best book in comparative politics (2008), the European Academy of Sociology Book Award (2008), the J. David Greenstone Award for best book in politics and history (1997), and the Gregory Luebbert Award for best article in comparative politics (2001 and 2009). He has been awarded fellowships and grants by the European University Institute, the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, the United States Peace Institute, and the Folke Bernadotte Academy. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He is currently researching various aspects of conflict, including the dynamics of violence and participation, and the evolution and transformation of civil wars. Recent articles include “The Dynamics of Violence in Vietnam: An Analysis of the Hamlet Evaluation System (HES)” (with Matt Kocher; Journal of Peace Research, 2009) and “Ethnic Defection in Civil War” (Comparative Political Studies, 2008).