American Politics Graduate Seminar programme now available

The Hilary term programme for the American Politics Graduate Seminar is now available.


The seminar will be held at 3pm on the following Wednesdays at the Rothermere American Institute, 1a South Parks Road, OX1 3UB, except where noted.

Christine Pelican, St Benet’s
29 Jan: ‘Punitive rationales for bombing in the Vietnam War: the salience of deontological and consequentialist motives’

Winant Lecture in American Government
Margaret Weir, Brown
5pm, Tue, 11 Feb: ‘Race and the problem of the public in postwar America’
This event is open to the public.

Joshua Goldstein, St Hilda’s
12 Feb: ‘Does U.S. public opinion follow the leader or follow the crowd? Evidence from experimental surveys involving cyber-attack vignettes’

(American History Research Seminar)
Margaret Weir, Brown
12.15pm, Tue, 25 Feb: ‘“Beyond the plant gates”: postwar labor and the organizational substructure of liberalism ’
This paper will be pre-circulated: please contact the convenors at or

Special seminar
Lawrence Jacobs, Minnesota and All Souls
26 Feb: ‘The form of American democracy: Jefferson, Jackson, and political party nomination’
This event is open to the public.

Alexis Ciambotti, Lady Margaret Hall
11 Mar: ‘The role of umbrella organizations in cross-sector relations: ACVAFS and public-voluntary sector coordination in the Refugee Act of 1980’


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