Past Events

  • 2018 Sep 21

    Allison Stanger - PCG Seminar

    Location: 

    K354, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.
    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) Lunchtime Seminar presents:

    "Whistleblowing as Civil Disobedience: Leaks in the Era of Trump and the Deep State"
    Allison Stanger, Middlebury College

    PCG Seminars are open to the public but RSVP is required. RSVP to pcg@gov.harvard.edu.

    The Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University is...

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  • 2018 Sep 21

    Will Howell - American Politics Speaker Series

    Location: 

    K354, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.
    9:00am to 10:30am

    "Making a President: Performance, Public Opinion, and Donald J. Trump"
    William Howell, University of Chicago

    Abstract: Presidents routinely issue appeals to the American public. Such appeals, however, are not isolated pleadings. Rather, they are embedded in public performances that are laden with symbolism and ritual. We show that such performances can alter public perceptions of the president, at least temporarily. Members of the public randomly...

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  • 2018 Apr 27

    George Borjas - PCG Seminar

    Location: 

    K354, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.
    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    The Program on Constutional Government (PCG) Lunchtime Seminar presents:

    "We Wanted Workers: Unraveling the Immigration Narrative"
    George Borjas, Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

    The Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University is directed by Harvey Mansfield. PCG Seminar talks are open to the public but RSVP is required. RSVP to ...

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  • 2018 Apr 25

    Ian Turner - American Politics Speaker Series

    Location: 

    K262, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.
    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    "Reviewing Procedure vs. Judging Substance: The Scope of Review and Bureaucratic Policymaking"
    Ian Turner, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale University

    Abstract:
    How does the scope of review affect bureaucratic policymaking incentives? To explore this question, I consider a simple policymaking environment in which an expert agency develops policy that is upheld or overturned by an overseer who may have different policy goals. The agency can affect the quality...

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  • 2018 Apr 20

    Nick Eberstadt - PCG Seminar

    Location: 

    K354, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.
    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) presents:

    "Men Without Work"
    Nick Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Econmy at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

    The Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University is directed by Harvey Mansfield. PCG Seminar talks are open to the public but RSVP is required. RSVP to pcg@gov.harvard.edu....

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  • 2018 Apr 11

    Costas Panagopoulos - American Politics Speaker Series

    Location: 

    K262, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.
    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    "Does Corporate Political Giving Affect Consumer Behavior? Results from Survey and Field Experiments"
    Costas Panagopoulos, Professor of Political Science, Northeastern University

    Abstract: To what extent do consumers’ preferences change when they learn about firms’ partisan allegiances? We address this question by conducting a series of experiments in which Democrats and Republicans were presented...

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  • 2018 Mar 30

    Eva Brann - PCG Seminar

    Location: 

    K354, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.
    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) Lunchtime Seminar presents:

    "Compromise, Good and Bad"
    Eva Brann, Former Dean, St. John's College

    The Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University is directed by Harvey Mansfield. PCG Seminar talks are open to the public but RSVP is required. RSVP to pcg@gov.harvard.edu

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  • 2018 Mar 28

    Brandice Canes-Wrone - American Politics Speaker Series

    Location: 

    S354, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    "Campaign Contributions, Judicial Elections, and State Supreme Court Decisions"
    Brandice Canes-Wrone, Donald E. Stokes Professor of Public and International Affairs and Professor of Politics, Princeton University

    This talk is part of the American Politics Speaker Series, organized by Prof. Jon Rogowski and sponsored by the Harvard Department of Government and the Cener for American Political Studies (CAPS). This event is free and open to the public...

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  • 2018 Mar 09

    Gregory Weiner - PCG Seminar

    Location: 

    K354, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.
    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    The Program on Constitutional Government (PCG) Lunchtime Seminar presents:

    "Madison on Consitutional Interpretation"
    Gregory Weiner, Associate Professor of Political Science, Assumption College

    The Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University is directed by Harvey Mansfield. PCG Seminar talks are open to the public but RSVP is required. RSVP to pcg@...

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  • 2018 Mar 07

    Jeffrey Segal - American Politics Speaker Series

    Location: 

    K262 CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.
    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    "Are Supreme Court Justices Merely “Legislators in Robes”?"
    Jeffrey Segal, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Stony Brook University

    Abstract: We evaluate the claim that Supreme Court justices act like legislators in robes by: (1) comparing unidimensional ideal-point estimations of Congressional and Supreme Court decision making, (2) explicitly tying the Supreme Court’s votes on judicial review of federal legislation to Congressional roll call votes on the same...

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