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Drexel Reception at ASPA

Author: William Cernanec

THE DEPARTMENT OF POLITICS AT DREXEL UNIVERSITY
Cordially invites you to join us for an ASPA Reception

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Featuring two distinguished guest speakers who will showcase their current work in Social Movements and Contentious Politics and in International Law and Organizations

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2015 McCarthy Award Winner!

Author: Bryant Crubaugh

The Center for the Study of Social Movements at the University of Notre Dame is very pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015 John D. McCarthy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Scholarship of Social Movements and Collective Behavior is Sidney Tarrow!  The award not only recognizes Sid’s extraordinary achievements in research, but also the role that he has played in mentoring successive generations of scholars.  On his own, and in collaboration with his students and colleagues, Sid has directed the trajectory of social movement scholarship for decades, publishing upwards of 20 books and 135 articles.  According to Google Scholar, just one of those books (Power in Movements) has been cited in more than 8,000 books and articles.  We are thrilled that Sid has honored us by agreeing to accept the award, and we hope that you will join us for the celebration.

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Application Deadline for Young Scholars Conference, February 27th!

Author: Bryant Crubaugh

Hosted by the Center for the Study of Social Movements, University of Notre Dame May 1, 2015.

In conjunction with the presentation of the John D. McCarthy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Scholarship in Social Movements, The Center for the Study of Social Movements at Notre Dame will be hosting a “Young Scholars” Conference the day before the award events. The recipient of the McCarthy Award, Sid Tarrow will be in attendance and other senior scholars visiting Notre Dame for the award presentation will serve as discussants for the conference.

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Video: Ann Mische on Peacemaking and Our Perceptions of the Future

Author: Todd Boruff

Ann Mische

“The capacity to project into the future is an essential component of our agency as human beings. It’s in our imaginations, yet it has a real impact upon what we do. It draws us forward in different ways,” said Ann Mische, an associate professor in Notre Dame’s Department of Sociology and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

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Tea Party support linked to educational segregation, new study shows

Author: Shannon Chapla

Tea Party

In January 2009, Barack Obama assumed the U.S. presidency in the midst of the most severe recession since the great depression of the 1930s. While many Americans hoped the new administration would take an active role in providing relief for those harmed by the economic collapse, a “Tea Party” movement emerged to oppose Obama’s agenda.

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Ph.D. Student Wins NSF Award for Work in Rwanda

Author: Renée LaReau

Danielle Fulmer, a Notre Dame Ph.D. student in sociology and peace studies, has received a three-year graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the impact of women on community-level peacebuilding efforts in Rwanda.

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2014 McCarthy Award Winner!

Author: Bryant Crubaugh

2014 McCarthy Award Winner!

The Center for the Study of Social Movements at the University of Notre Dame is very pleased to announce that the winner of the 2014 John D. McCarthy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Scholarship of Social Movements and Collective Behavior is Bert Klandermans! The award not only recognizes Bert’s extraordinary achievements in research, but also the role that he has played in mentoring successive generations of scholars. Bert is often referred to as an international ambassador for social movement scholarship, in recognition of the way in which he has connected social movement scholars in the United States to those in Europe and in other parts of the world as well. We are thrilled that Bert has honored us by agreeing to accept the award, and we hope that you will join us for the celebration.

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