It’s that time of year in the Georgetown Government Department… when we juggle financial aid offers and admissions in an attempt to lock down a strong incoming class of PhD students. This takes up lots of my mental energy, leaving little for the Duck of Minerva.
- The current DAG-3QD Peace and Justice Symposium concerns one of Charli’s favorite topics: Drones.
- This may come as a shock to longtime readers, but almost twenty years ago I interned for Joshua Moravchik at the American Enterprise Institute. Moravchik has a review of Robert Lieber’s Power and Willpower in the American Future: Why the United States is not Destined to Decline. Bob is a colleague and something of a Georgetown institution.
- Marshall Sahlins resigned a few days ago from the National Academy of Sciences. Serena Golden explains what happened.
- “Early Modern Digital Agendas” at the Folger looks pretty interesting.
- The deadline for submitting papers to the 8th Annual Pan-European Conference on International Relations is tomorrow. Or maybe Sunday. But the countdown in the submission window suggests that it is, indeed, the 28th.
- The new editorial team for International Studies Quarterly will be decided at the next International Studies Association meeting. My understanding is that no matter which bid gets selected, there will be a Duck of Minerva presence on the editorial team. Cool.