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IBIS Evening Lecture Series

Civil Wars through History: the Logic of Violence

Theatre R, Newman Building, UCD
Wednesday, 6 April 2011
Time: 5.00 pm
 

Robert Gerwarth of UCD Centre for War Studies with Stathis Kalyvas

Robert Gerwarth of UCD Centre for War Studies with Stathis Kalyvas

IBIS joined with the UCD Centre for War Studies to host Professor Stathis Kalyvas of Yale University. Professor Kalyvas, author of The Logic of Violence in Civil War and Director of the Program on Order, Conflict and Violence, visited UCD the week of 4 April 2011. During his stay, he gave a public evening lecture at UCD on Wednesday, 6 April entitled 'Civil Wars through History: the Logic of Violence'. He also presented a daytime seminar to staff and students on Thursday, 7 April.

To download Professor Kalyvas' PowerPoint presentation click here.


Stathis N. Kalyvas (Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1993), is Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science and Director of the Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence. He is the author of The Logic of Violence in Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2006) and The Rise of Christian Democracy in Europe (Cornell University Press, 1996), and the co-editor of Order, Conflict & Violence (Cambridge University Press, 2008). He has received several awards, including the Woodrow Wilson Award for best book on government, politics, or international affairs (2007), the Luebbert Award for best book in comparative politics (2008), the European Academy of Sociology Book Award (2008), the J. David Greenstone Award for best book in politics and history (1997), and the Gregory Luebbert Award for best article in comparative politics (2001 and 2009). He is the recipient of fellowships and grants from the European University Institute, the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, the United States Peace Institute, and the Folke Bernadotte Academy. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He is currently researching various aspects of conflict, both at the micro and macro levels. Recent articles include “International System and Technologies of Rebellion: How the End of the Cold War Shaped Internal Conflict” (with Laia Balcells, American Political Science Review, 2010) and “Bombing as an Instrument of Counterinsurgency in the Vietnam War,” (with Matt Kocher and Tom Pepinsky, American Journal of Political Science, forthcoming).