Past Events

  • 2016 Feb 17

    Tocqueville Lecture with Bruce Western, in conversation with Stephen Tourlentes


    Lecture in Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge Street - Reception on the 4th floor of CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge Street
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Please join us on Wednesday, Feb. 17th for the Center for American Political Studies Tocqueville Lecture given by Prof. Bruce Western, in conversation with artist Stephen Tourlentes about the current state of the U.S. prison system. 

  • 2016 Feb 12

    The Koch Effect: The Impact of a Cadre-Led Network on American Politics


    Room K354, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    In Washington, DC and the states, Republicans push unpopular policies – and sometimes also oppose legislation favored by prominent business groups. Why is that? New research highlights resource shifts on the U.S. right and the growing influence of the Koch network, a coordinated set of big donors, lobbying groups, and constituency organizations that now rivals America’s political parties.

  • 2015 Sep 11

    CAPS Seminar

    2:00pm to 4:00pm


    K262, CGIS Knafel Building