Mershon Affiliated Faculty 2009-10
Becker, Cathy (2010)
Short biographies of Ohio State University faculty affiliated with the Mershon Center for International Security Studies in 2009-10
Mershon Memo, Vol. 4, Issue 3 (Spring 2010)
Becker, Cathy (2010)
Mershon Memo: e-Newsletter (Spring 2012)
Becker, Cathy (2012)
Mershon Memo weekly electronic newsletter updates Spring 2012
The Public Sphere and the Populist Imaginary
Calhoun, Craig (2010-10-21)
Calhoun discussed cosmopolitanism and its relation to populist movements of today and compared it with populist movements in the past.
The Countermajoritarian Opportunity
Ferejohn, John (2010-10-28)
Ferejohn will be discussing a paper he wrote with Pasquale Pasquino and recently presented at a conference on Rational Choice and Constitutional Law at the University of Chicago. The paper can be found at http://www.law. ...
Taliban and Participative Small Media in Pashtun Society, 1920-2010
Caron, James (2010-10-29)
Caron's talk focused on Taliban poetry, both oral and written, memoirs, transcribed folklore and modern media that shape Pashtun society and the Taliban. He looks at the perceptions of the Taliban both concrete and ...
What is Enlightenment? Arab and Postcolonial Perspectives
Kassab, Elizabeth (2010-11-03)
A close reading of contemporary Arab thought reveals the notable amount of critical effort deployed by Arab intellectuals since the mid 20th century in dealing with questions of culture and politics. To what extent has ...
Into the American Civil War: Thoughts on the Character of the Nation-Building Event
Brooke, John L. (2010-12-02)
Brooks spoke about how to understand events in the public sphere when looking at the American Civil War in the early 1850's. Specifically, he examines texts from Harriet Beecher Stowe that were published as part of the ...
The Development of Early Islamic Political Vocabulary
Donner, Fred (2011-04-12)
Donner, discussed several stages of religious and political developments in the early Muslim community and how they shaped political concepts in Islam, which still dominate Islamic political thought.
Pacific Ascendancy: Or, A Non-Atlanticist View of the American Position in the World
Cumings, Bruce (2011-10-06)
Dominion From Sea to Sea is a non-Atlanticist account of America's position in the world over the last 150 years, one that sees the U.S. as the only advanced industrial power with long Atlantic and Pacific coastlines — a ...