Politics

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Oct
02
Ford Security Seminar
Ford Security Seminars (FSS) bring together University of Michigan faculty and graduate students with outside scholars to discuss key developments in the theory and practice of international politics. Participants present original research on topics including international security, international law and institutions, and foreign policy analysis.
2014 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Apr
18
Featured Panelists: John Ryle , Co-founder and Executive Director of Rift Valley Institute, Legrand Ramsey Professor of Anthropology at Bard College Emmanuel Yoanes Akol Ajawin , South Sudanese Diplomat at United Nations Jacob Atem , Founder of South Sudan Health Care Organization, featured on BBC, New York Times, and USA Today's coverage of South Sudan conflict Robecca Thor , Alliance for South Sudanese in Diaspora, Acting Director of DC office Benaiah Yongo-Bure , Kettering University, Associate Professor of Social Science, widely publicized on So
2014 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sep
26
Every 3rd Thursday of the month, we will be holding a Science Policy in the Afternoon Talk (SPAT) which is an informal discussion on relevant and timely science and technology policy topics. Dr. Friedman will be speaking about the federal program to stimulate "meaningful use" of health information technology through the HITECH act which was embedded in the Recovery Act of 2009. The government is expected to invest as much as $30 Billion in this program. Dr.
2013 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Feb
13
Over the last decade, local government in Michigan has experienced widespread contraction. Driven by falling revenues and rising costs, local jurisdictions have been forced to adjust to a "new normal" by right-sizing themselves to live within reduced means. The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS), conducted by the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) at the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, has tracked the fiscal challenges facing Michigan's local governments over the last 4 years, and how they've been responding.
2013 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Jun
21
The Ford School of Public Policy will host a special showing of The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets . Producer Michael Heaney will lead a post-film discussion, looking for feedback to assist in the development of the film. From the producers: "This documentary film is a study of the lives of activists in the anti-war movement.
2012 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

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