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October 2019

UGA 2019-20 Signature Lecture: “Preserving Global Cultural Heritage in Times of War and Conflict” presented by Irina Bokova
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
UGA Chapel

Irina Bokova served as Director General of UNESCO for two full terms, from 2009-17, and was the first woman to serve in this role. She has successfully advanced a strong United Nations agenda for the better preservation of humanity’s cultural heritage. In particular, she and UNESCO have been successful in criminalizing the illegal trade in cultural artifacts and in persecuting those who willfully destroy parts of cultural history. HGOR Endowed Lecture, with support from the School of Public and International…

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Local Government Career Panel
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Baldwin Hall, Pinnacle Room

Local Government Career Panel-Oct. 4 Flyer   Join us Friday, October 4th at 9:30am for a panel on local government careers, featuring Savannah Mayor pro-Tem Carol Bell. Seating is limited, so be sure to RSVP to aredman@uga.edu. See the flyer for more details.  

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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
“The Two Irelands, Britain and Brexit,” presented by Gary Murphy
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

"The Two Irelands, Britain and Brexit," Gary Murphy, professor of law and government, Dublin City University. Murphy is a former editor of Irish Political Studies, the leading journal of political science in Ireland. He was president of the Political Studies Association of Ireland from 2009 to 2012. He has published extensively on the politics of modern Ireland. In 2016 his book Electoral Competition in Ireland Since 1987: The Politics of Triumph and Despair was published by Manchester University Press. It was widely and positively…

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SPIA ALUMNI RECEPTION IN WASHINGTON, D.C.: Featuring a Panel Discussion with James Clapper and Loch Johnson moderated by Greg Myre
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

SPIA ALUMNI RECEPTION IN WASHINGTON, D.C. Hosted annually each fall, the SPIA Alumni Reception in Washington D.C. provides an opportunity for alumni living in our nation’s capital to reconnect with fellow alumni, SPIA staff, faculty, and friends. The Present and Future of National Intelligence an evening with the Hon. James R. Clapper, Former Director of National Intelligence and Loch K. Johnson, University of Georgia Regents Professor Emeritus of Public and International Affairs  moderated by Greg Myre, NPR National Security Correspondent…

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November 2019

Emerging Issues in Political Science Speaker Series: “To Be Angry for Not To Be Angry: Are Black Political Candidates Emotionally Disadvantaged” presented by Dr. Antoine Banks
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Baldwin Hall 302

Antoine Banks is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland. He is also Director of the Government and Politics Research Lab. His research interests include racial and ethnic politics, emotions, political psychology, and public opinion. His book, Anger and Racial Politics: The Emotional Foundation of Racial Attitudes in America, published by Cambridge University Press, explores the link between emotions and racial attitudes and the consequences it has for political preferences. His articles have…

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MPA Visitation Day
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Baldwin Hall

Fall 2019 Visitation Day Flier Visitation day is an opportunity to get an inside look into our MPA program and get a feel for it before you begin. Both prospective applicants, as well as those already accepted, are encouraged to attend. Throughout the day you will learn about our MPA degree, as well as meet and mingle with faculty, students, and alumni of our internationally renowned graduate program. Not only are we offering you an outstanding education, we are also…

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Film Screening – Tupinambá: The Return of the Land
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hirsch Hall, Room 220

"Tupinambá: The Return of the Land" tells the story of the Tupinambá, an indigenous group in the south of Bahia (Brazil), and their struggle to take back their land. In the film, the history of expropriation and resistance of the Tupinambá is narrated from their perspective. For them, the land belongs to the encantados, the most important entities of their cosmology. Speakers: Daniela Alarcon PhD candidate in Anthropology Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Filmmaker Valério Gomes Professor at the…

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