UWISC 2021-2022

 About UWISC

The University of Washington International Security Colloquium (UWISC) is the only academic colloquium devoted to international security in the Pacific Northwest. The Colloquium is interdisciplinary and open to the public and sponsors seven to nine domestic and international speakers, as well as speakers from UW faculty and students. Please explore upcoming UWISC sessions and topics below. 

All in-person lectures are held Fridays from 12:00-1:20pm in the Olson Room/Gowen 1a. For remote seminars, email Megan Erickson (meganke@uw.edu) for a Zoom link. We hope to see you there!

Upcoming Events

May 27, 2022

Romain Malejacq, Assistant Professor, Radboud University Nijmegen

Discussant: Megan Erickson, PhD Student, Political Science

Location: Online, 12-1:20pm (Zoom invitation from Megan Erickson via uwisc@uw.edu)

Dr. Romain Malejacq is an Assistant Professor at Radboud University Nijmegen’s Department of Political Science and Centre for International Conflict Analysis and Management, in the Netherlands. His first book, Warlord Survival: The Delusion of State Building in Afghanistan, came out in December 2019. His new research project, “Commander Politics: Cooperation and Competition in Civil War” was recently awarded a VIDI grant as part of the Dutch Research Council (NWO)’s Talent Programme.

UWISC is sponsored by the Severyns-Ravenholt Endowment, the Richard B. Wesley Graduate Student Fund for International Relations, the UW Political Science Department, and the Center for Global Studies at the Jackson School of International Studies. Visit the UWISC website.