April 9, 2010

Letter from the Center
Upcoming CGS Events
Scholarship, Research & Travel Opportunities
Other Items of Interest
For Faculty
For Alumni

Letter from the Center

Welcome back after spring break! We have lots of exciting talks and events coming up including the 8th Annual Western Regional International Health Conference: War and Global Health on April 23-25, 2010. For details and registration information, please visit www.wrihc.org.

The Center for Global Studies invites educators to join us for a five-part Seattle Times Newspapers in Education (NIE) series, Exploring Asia:The Environment. This program takes a look at the human impact on the environment in several Asian countries and what's being done to address these problems. Presented by the JSIS Asia and Global Studies Outreach Centers and the East Asia Resource Center, the series includes: a teacher's guide with lesson plans and activities; access to The Seattle Times e-Edition, an electronic replica of the print newspaper; and five in-paper installments written by UW faculty, outreach staff, and associated scholars including Tamara Leonard, Celia Lowe, Darrin Magee, Keith Snodgrass, and Brett Walton. To register for NIE, email nie@seattletimes.com or call 206/652-6290.

Besides upcoming events, every e-news issue includes conference, scholarship, fellowship and employment announcements. Please scroll down to see what may be there for you. As always, please send us your news, announcements and ideas for e-news. Thanks!

Sara Curran

Sara R. Curran
Associate Professor of International Studies & Public Affairs
Director, Center for Global Studies &
Chair, International Studies Program - Henry M. Jackson School
Associate Director, Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

Tamara Leonard

Tamara Leonard
Associate Director
Center for Global Studies

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Upcoming CGS Events

April 16, 2010
Nuclear Power without Nuclear Proliferation?
Gowen 1A, 12:00-1:30 PM.
Speaker: Scott Sagan, Co-director, Center for International Security and Cooperation, and Professor, Department of Political Science, Stanford University; Discussant: Andrew Cockrell, Ph.D. Student, University of Washington For more information about this event please go to http://www.polisci.washington.edu/Conferences/UWISC.html.

Sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Center for Global Studies and the UW Institute for National Security Education and Research (INSER).

April 21, 2010
Failed States and American Foreign Policy: Why Should We Care?
Communications 120, 6:30 PM.
Moderators: Professors Scott Radnitz and Wolfram Latsch. Panelists: Lecturers Bob Burrowes and Frederick Lorenz. In recent years the security situation around the Gulf of Aden has changed frequently and often dramatically. In Somalia and Yemen states are failing or on the brink of failure. Piracy and terrorism constitute growing threats to local and international communities. For more information about this event please contact Tamara Leonard at tleonard@uw.edu or go to http://jsis.washington.edu/isp/events.shtml.

Sponsored by the Center for Global Studies.

April 23-25, 2010
War & Global Health: Transforming our Professions, Changing our World
Husky Union Building (HUB)
Keynote Lecture on April 23 by Chris Hedges, journalist and author of War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning. On April 24 the film "Pray the Devil Back to Hell" will be screend followed by a discussion. For more information and registration online please go to http://www.wrihc.org.

Sponsored by the Department of Global Health, the Washington Global Health Alliance, the Global Health Council, the Center for Global Studies, and the Physicians for Human Rights.

April 30, 2010
The Social Construction of Strategy
Gowen 1A, 12:00-1:30 PM.
Speaker: Nicolas Jabko, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for International Studies and Research, Sciences Po; Discussant: Josh Eastin, Ph.D. Student, University of Washington. For more information about this event please go to http://www.polisci.washington.edu/Conferences/UWISC.html.

Sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Center for Global Studies and the UW Institute for National Security Education and Research (INSER).

May 4, 2010
The US and North Korea: Dealing with Irrationality
Kane Hall, Walker-Ames Room (Room 225), 7:00 PM.
Speaker: Burce Cumings, Gustav R. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in History, University of Chicago. Professor Cumings will explore the relationship between the US and North Korea, as well as the North Korean nuclear issue, its historical background and how it affects South Korea, China and Japan. For more information about this event please contact the East Asia Center at (206) 543-6938 or at eacenter@uw.edu. For more information about the Global Focus Lecture Series please go to http://jsis.washington.edu/focus.

Sponsored by the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies National Resource Centers.

May 7, 2010
New Universities: What is the Future of the University?
10:00 AM--4:30 PM, North Creek Events Center, UW Bothell.
This day-long symposium marks the 20th anniversary of the University of Washington as a multi-campus institution. Situating the development of UW's three campuses in relation to major trends in higher education, it explores the globalization, corporatization, and digitalization of the engaged university on "new" and "old" campuses.
--10:00 a.m.: THE GLOBAL UNIVERSITY: BEYOND CORPORATIZATION - Chris Newfield (English, University of California Santa Barbara) with Susan Jeffords (Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UW Bothell) and Chandan Reddy (English, UW Seattle)
--1:00 p.m.: THE DIGITAL UNIVERSITY: BEYOND DISTANCE LEARNING - Tara McPherson (Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California) with Ted Hiebert (Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, UW Bothell) and Karine Barzilai-Nahon (Center for Information and Society, UW Seattle)
--2:45 p.m.: THE "COMMUNIVERSITY": BEYOND OUTREACH - David Maurrasse (President and Founder, Marga Incorporated) with Sara Curran (Center for Global Studies, UW Seattle) and Keith Nitta (Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, UW Bothell)
Reception to follow. All events are free and open to the public. Registration is required for lunch. To register and for full program information, please go to www.simpsoncenter.org/newuniversities.

Sponsored by the UW Simpson Center for the Humanities, the UW Graduate School, the Center for Global Studies, and the UW Bothell Chancellor's Office and Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences program.

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Scholarship, Research & Travel Opportunities

Fulbright Information Program
April 19, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m., Smith Hall, Room 205
the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, which provides funding for research, study and English teaching abroad. This year's application cycle is for funding for 2011-2012. We hope students will register for a session at https://catalysttools.washington.edu/webq/survey/scholarq/36305. If for some reason you are unable to register, there will be plenty of room in the information sessions. Applicants must be U.S. citizens; graduating seniors with a BA or BS; thinking of studying, teaching or research abroad; and in good health. For additional information and to view eligibility, please visit the Fulbright website at http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/.

GO Health Fellowship Opportunity in Kenya
Deadline: May 2, 2010
In addition to the general GO Health Fellowships announced, this year, the Department of Global Health has the unique opportunity to provide 1-2 graduate students or residents a GO Health-Kenya fellowship to work on a specific public health project with UW Department of Global Health faculty member Carey Farquhar and colleagues. For an application and information specific to GO Health-Kenya visit the GO Health Kenya webpage: http://globalhealth.washington.edu/resource_center/go_health_kenya.php. Those interested in applying for a GO Health fellowship for another project or experience should read information about the general GO Health fellowship program: http://globalhealth.washington.edu/resource_center/go_health.php. Questions about either application, contact Daren Wade, Director of the Global Health Resource Center at dwade@uw.edu. Deadline for both the GO Health or GO Health Kenya applications are midnight May 2, 2010 to Daren Wade.

University of Pittsburgh: New Post Doctoral Fellowship Position
Deadline: June 1, 2010
For the first time, the University of Pittsburgh School of Arts and Sciences is offering up to eight postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities and social sciences to begin in January 2011. These inaugural fellowships are designed to attract excellent scholars from outside the University of Pittsburgh and to offer junior scholars the time, space, and financial support necessary to produce significant scholarship early in their careers. For information about the application process please visit http://www.as.pitt.edu/postdoc/application-process/. All application materials—including letters of recommendation—must be submitted electronically before June 1, 2010. Only fully completed formal applications will be considered. It is your responsibility to ensure that all documentation is complete and that referees submit their letters of recommendation to postdoc@as.pitt.edu by the closing date. Awards will be announced in July 2010.

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Other Items of Interest

Jackson School Student Association (JSSA)
Keep informed during Spring Quarter
To stay posted on the most current JSSA events be sure to visit & join:
1. Our Facebook group: search JSSA or find it through my page
2. Visit our website: http://students.washington.edu/jssa/Jackson_School_Student_Association/Home.html.
3. Sign-up on our listserve: on our website it's under "Links" on the right hand side under "Contact Info" in fairly small text or visit: http://students.washington.edu/jssa/Jackson_School_Student_Association/Links.html.

May 13, 2010
Carbon Management, Energy Security and The Future of Nuclear Energy
Kane Hall, Room 130 (Room 225), 6:30 PM.
Steven Aumeier (Director of Energy Systems and Technology, Idaho National Lab). In less than 60 years we have witnessed the transition of nuclear electricity production from an experiment on the high desert of Idaho to more than 430 nuclear power reactors deployed in 31 countries, supplying nearly 15% of global electricity. Driven by population growth, increased energy demand in developing countries, concerns about climate change, and the decreasing availability of fossil fuels, the next 60 years may well see not just an expansion of nuclear energy for electricity production (1/3 of all energy usage) but also an integration of nuclear energy with renewable and fossil energy resources. This approach will supply lower-carbon transportation fuels and heat to drive industrial processes (the remaining 2/3 of energy consumed). These “hybrid” nuclear energy systems could offer an attractive route to better manage the lifecycle of carbon resources, integrate more renewable energy into consumer products, and open significant opportunities for global energy security. But whether nuclear energy will live up to its full potential as a key enabler for global energy security is yet to be seen, and will in large part depend on whether the nuclear energy enterprise can address lingering concerns about cost, safety, waste management and nonproliferation while also evolving to deploy nuclear energy beyond electricity production. For more information about this event please go to http://courses.washington.edu/efuture/.

The United States Meets Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders
Next USAME Weeklong Seminar will take place in New York City & Washington, 18th - 24th April 2010 and will focus on the theme: "New Priorities, New Strategies: Soft Power, Cultural Diplomacy and American Foreign Policy". In addition to looking in greater detail at the history and development of cultural diplomacy, the next USAME Weeklong Seminar will look at how the priorities of U.S. foreign policy have changed since the end of the Cold War and are continuing to developed. This will provide a framework for discussions on contemporary trans- Atlantic relations, and for comparing and contrasting foreign policy priorities in the U.S. and Europe. The program will focus in particular on the following areas:
-The history and development of trans-Atlantic relations since 1945, focusing in particular on the Marshall Plan, the city of Berlin, and the changing nature of relations since 1989.
-The use of cultural diplomacy and soft power by the U.S. during the Cold War, and the importance this played in determining its outcome.
-The similarities and differences between the foreign policy drivers and strategies in the U.S. and Europe, looking in particular at the application of cultural diplomacy.
-The development of U.S. foreign policy priorities over the past two decades, with a particular focus on the objectives of the new U.S. administration and the strategies employed to pursue these objectives. For more information please go to http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org/europeanamericanrelationship/index.php?en_usame_about.

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For Faculty

Manuscript Solicitation for a Special Issue of the Comparative Education Review
Deadline June 30, 2011
This special issue of the Comparative Education Review will bring together scholarship that examines how and why teacher education reform ideas circulate globally, how and why they inform policy, and how and why they influence practice. Of particular interest are multi-country comparative studies, which analyze how ideas regarding policy and practice flow (and/or are filtered) between these countries or from another source, and how those ideas are shaped to fit the unique contexts into which they are introduced.

Manuscripts (prepared according to CER guidelines) should be submitted to the CER Editorial Manager system (http://www.editorialmanager.com/cer) for consideration by June 30, 2011. Prior submission or communication with the Guest Editors (Lynn Paine (Michigan State University) and Ken Zeichner (University of Washington)) is strongly encouraged. The Guest Editors will assume first-cut responsibility for deciding whether a submitted manuscript fits the theme of the special issue and is sufficiently developed to warrant double-blind external review.

Call For Papers
Bentham Open
Bentham Open is one of the leading international publishers for Open Access journals in various disciplines. Please refer to Bentham Open's website at http://bentham.org/open/ for a current list of publications. If you are interested in submitting an article to a Bentham Open journal(s), then please upload it at http://bentham-ftp.org/open/index1.php or refer to the journal Instructions for Authors (the journal website is stated above) or alternatively contact us by e-mail at editorial@oa-social-sci.org for submission guidelines.

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For Alumni

Alumni are encouraged to remain in contact with professors and friends from JSIS and to contact our Career Services Office regarding socials, job leads, and other opportunities.

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