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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The 2015 APSA Awards are out, and many members of the IGS community...
Randy Barnett
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
A sneak peak of Randy Barnett's 2015 Baxter Liberty Initiative Lecture
Paras Shah
Monday, September 28, 2015
Deconstructing the stigma around disability


October 6, 2015 - 4:15pm to 7:00pm
October 12, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Woman speaking
October 15, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

IGS in the News

Randy Barnett blogged about his upcoming Baxter Lecture in The Volokh Conspiracy on the Washington Post website.

September 29, 2015

Former IGS Graduate Fellow Alex Theodoridis is quoted in a Time column by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

September 24, 2015

IGS Director Jack Citrin was quoted in a Time magazine article on the likelihood of Gov. Jerry Brown signing aid-in-dying legislation.

September 14, 2015

New in the IGS Library

Europe's Contending Identities

Europe's Contending Identities edited by Andrew C. Gould and Anthony M. Messina (Cambridge), presents candid, in-depth assessments by 13 leading European and North American scholars covering the political processes that shape European identity formation. IGS Director Jack Citrin contributes a chapter entitled "E Pluribus Europa?" with Matthew Wright, Assistant Professor at the Department of Government School of Public Affairs, at the American University in Washington D.C.

Rep. Doris Matsui on supporting IGS

Rep. Doris Matsui is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 6th district, and a champion of the Robert T. Matsui Center at IGS. Named for her late husband, the Matsui Center promotes political participation by young people, and endows several student fellowships in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. Learn how you can make a gift to support IGS and the Matsui Center.

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