Social Science and Public Policy Events

September 19, 2019

Trans-Pacific Trade Wars: The Impact on Developing Asia and the United States

September 19, 2019 at 12:00pm2:00pm

Eggers Hall, 341

A Talk by Bart Édes , ADB Representative for North America The trade conflict between the United States and the People’s Republic of China has affected not only bilateral trade, but also disrupted…

German Culture and Conversation Table

September 19, 2019 at 5:00pm6:00pm

Eggers Hall, 352

Do you want to learn more about German culture and language? Come to the German Table! Everyone interested in speaking German, or those who just want to listen in are welcome!

September 23, 2019

Maxwell in Washington Information Session

September 23, 2019 at 5:00pm6:00pm

Eggers Hall, 060

Learn about the undergraduate semester program in Washington, DC. Hear from past participants Meet the director Ask questions Applications for the spring semester are due by Tuesday, October 1st.…

September 24, 2019

Pyrrhic Constitutionalism? Buddhism, Secularism and the Limits of Law in Sri Lanka

September 24, 2019 at 12:30pm1:30pm

Eggers Hall, 341

Benjamin Schothal, Associate Professor of Buddhism and Asian Religions, University of Otago, New Zealand Of the seven countries in South and Southeast Asia with majority-Buddhist populations, six…

September 25, 2019

PARCC Conversations in Conflict Studies – Catherine Bertini

September 25, 2019 at 12:30pm1:30pm

Eggers Hall, 400

“Managing Conflict While Leading Change.” Conversations in Conflict Studies is a weekly educational speaker series for students, faculty, and the community. The series, sponsored by…

Campbell Lecture: Ronald Feldman

September 25, 2019 at 3:00pm4:30pm

Eggers Hall, 220

Ron J. Feldman, COO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Maxwell Alum, will discuss such topics as financial crises, banking regulation – including Dodd-Frank, and address questions…

Will Brexit Break Britain?

September 25, 2019 at 5:15pm6:15pm

Newhouse Communications Center I, 102

A Talk by Samuel Marc Lowe, Center for European Reform Britain is due to leave the EU on October 31. At this stage, we still do not know whether this “do or die event” (as Prime Minister…

September 26, 2019

Portuguese Culture and Conversation Table

September 26, 2019 at 2:00pm3:00pm

Eggers Hall, 352

This is a wonderful opportunity to practice your Portuguese conversation. All proficiency levels welcome!

September 27, 2019

2019 Public Diplomacy Symposium ‘Common Ground: The Cultural Threads That Connect Us’

September 27, 2019 at 9:30am4:00pm

Eggers Hall, 220

Association of Public Diplomacy Scholars presents the 2019 Public Diplomacy Symposium, an all-day exploration of specific elements of cultural diplomacy threads. It will feature a keynote address by…

Spanish Culture and Conversation Table

September 27, 2019 at 1:00pm2:00pm

Eggers Hall, 341

This is a wonderful opportunity to practice your Spanish conversation and learn about the cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain.

September 30, 2019

China’s One Child Policy and International Trade: The Effect of Distorted Sex Ratios on Comparative Advantage

September 30, 2019 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Eggers Hall, 341

Andrey Stoyanov, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, York University “China’s One Child Policy and International Trade: The Effect of Distorted Sex Ratios on Comparative…

October 1, 2019

The Influence of Local and Global Discourses on Parental Beliefs and Practices of Indian Parents

October 1, 2019 at 12:30pm2:00pm

Eggers Hall, 341

Amita Gupta, Professor of Education, The City College of New York Gupta will discuss the findings of a study to understand Indian parents’ perceptions on parent-child relationships including those…

October 2, 2019

Economics Presents: Sergio Urzua

October 2, 2019 at 11:00am12:30pm

Eggers Hall, 112

Applied Micro Seminar Light refreshments served beforehand. Topics will include theoretical and applied microeconomics, with speakers from SU and other universities. Speakers will discuss their own…

Italian Language Table

October 2, 2019 at 12:00pm1:00pm

Eggers Hall, 352

Qui si parla italiano! If you are interested in Italian language and culture, please join us for pizza, biscotti, caffè, and conversazione! All levels of language ability are welcome (from beginners…

Prospects for Venezuela

October 2, 2019 at 12:00pm1:00pm

Eggers Hall, 225B

This is a conference call hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations. The Academic Conference Call series provides the opportunity for students across the country and around the world to participate…

Women, Music, and Activism in Latin America

October 2, 2019 at 2:15pm3:30pm

Maxwell Hall, 204

A Performance and Lecture by Colleen Kattau, Associate Professor of Spanish, SUNY Cortland This event will feature signature songs of comprometida (or politically conscious) female folk artists from…

October 3, 2019

An Introduction to Webscraping using R

October 3, 2019 at 12:00pm4:00pm

Eggers Hall, 346 (Moynihan Lab)

Have you ever wanted to get a list of phone numbers and emails from a website into a spreadsheet? Or quickly compile titles and review scores for a list of books or movies? This hands-on workshop…

Chinese Culture and Conversation Table

October 3, 2019 at 12:00pm1:00pm

Eggers Hall, 341

Please join us for the opportunity to practice your Chinese and learn more about a variety of cultural topics. The Culture and Conversation Table will serve as a forum to meet and converse with…

German Culture and Conversation Table

October 3, 2019 at 5:00pm6:00pm

Eggers Hall, 352

Do you want to learn more about German culture and language? Come to the German Table! Everyone interested in speaking German, or those who just want to listen in are welcome!

October 4, 2019

Hindi-Urdu Culture and Conversation Table

October 4, 2019 at 12:00pm1:00pm

Eggers Hall, 352

Please join us for a great opportunity to practice your Hindi-Urdu conversation skills. All are welcome to attend, from beginners to native speakers.