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GPS presents: Christine Mahoney

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GPS presents: Christine Mahoney Please join us for the next session of the Global Politics Seminar (GPS) a week from tomorrow, Friday, February 5th: Christine Mahoney (Assistant Professor of Political Science) will present "Building Civil Society from the Ground Up: Collective Action among the Forcibly Displaced," a draft article co-authored with Anirban Acharya (PhD candidate in Political Science). Lindsey Kingston (Social Science PhD candidate) will serve as discussant. The paper will be posted on Blackboard by Monday.* The session starts at noon in 100 Eggers, with lunch provided thanks to the Moynihan Institute. Those directly or indirectly researching refugee issues are welcome to stay after the formal session to discuss setting up a working group. Presentations in the GPS series feature work in progress. Topics can cover anything within the scope of "global politics" broadly defined. The goal is to provide a forum for constructive critique at a critical stage of revision, such as the transition from a conference paper to an article manuscript ready for submission. The next session on April 30th will feature the Moynihan Institute’s Project on Forecasting. * GPS papers are available on a secure Blackboard Organization site. Becoming a "member" is a simple process that provides ready access to current and previous presentations in the series: Go to blackboard.syr.edu, the main Blackboard site. On the left, click the "Organizations" tab and scroll to the bottom for the Self-Enrollment Guide. If you are already a regular Blackboard user, skip that step and log-in. Click on the "Community" tab at the top, then search for "Global Politics Seminar" in the organizations list. Click "enroll" and enter "navigate" for the password. Click "submit" and you should receive a confirmation message. This is the only time that you need to use the GPS password. Once you have registered, the GPS site will automatically appear on your main Blackboard log-in page. You can also remove yourself at any time. 


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