Past Events

Jan 22

The Commando Effect: The Impact of Gender on Misconduct among Security Force Personnel using Experimental Survey Evidence from Four Countries

Friday, January 22, 2021 12:00 PM at Zoom

MSU Political Science Workshop on Conflict will resume Jan. 22 with a Zoom discussion with Sabrina M. Karim, Hardis Family Faculty Fellow Assistant Professor of Government, Cornell University.

Jan 24

Symposium on Continuity and Change in Political Culture, Israel and Beyond

Sunday, January 24, 2021 11:00 AM at Zoom

Ten leading scholars and practitioners of politics, political science, anthropology, Israel studies, and Middle East affairs address the them of continuity and change in political culture as a tribute to Professor Myron (Mike) J. Aronoff whose work on political culture has built conceptual and methodological bridges between political science and anthropology.

Jan 29

Minority Politics/Comparative Politics Speaker: Jóhanna Birnir

Friday, January 29, 2021 12:00 PM at Zoom

The Minority Politics Lab and Comparative Politics Workshop at MSU will host a research presentation and graduate professionalization workshop with Dr. Jóhanna Birnir, Professor in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland.

Feb 12

Picturing Atrocity: Visual Representation of ISIS in Arabic Political Cartoons

Friday, February 12, 2021 4:00 PM at via Zoom

MSU Political Science is pleased to co-host the MSU Muslim Studies program on "Picturing Atrocity: Visual Representations of ISIS in Arabic Political Cartoons" featuring Dr. Sadam Issa, Professor of Arabic.

Mar 26

CREW + Methods Workshop present a Qualitative Methods/Mixed Methods Workshop

Friday, March 26, 2021 11:00 AM at

We will spend 1 hour doing a panel discussion on the dos and don'ts of qualitative work in American politics, Comparative politics, and International Relations. We will then split off into individual meetings for students and the speakers for some 1on1 meetings.

Apr 8

Muslim Studies Program 14th Annual Conference

Thursday, April 8, 2021 at via ZOOM

Michigan State University is hosting an international conference on Global Islamophobia and the News Media, Entertainment Media, and Social Media. This conference will present work related to Muslim portrayals in the media (e.g., news, entertainment, social media) and evaluate how Islamophobia manifests on these platforms.