Seminar Speaker Series

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NDISC explores the major scholarly and policy debates in the field of international security, broadly defined. Within the Seminar Speaker Series we invite prominent scholars to speak on a wide range of international security related topics. These events provide a forum for policy experts, outside academics, and Notre Dame faculty and students to present and discuss their work.

All events are located in 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls at 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, unless otherwise specified.

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Spring 2020 Schedule

January 21, 2020 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Deciphering State Intentions: China’s South China Sea Strategy and Implications for the United States
Oriana Mastro

February 11, 2020 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

The Imperfect Nuclear Revolution: Implications for U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy
Jasen Castillo

March 3, 2020 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Offshore Balancing: Revisiting the World War II Case
John Schuessler

March 17, 2020 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Enemies and Institutions: Five Survey Experiments on the Vividness Effect and Democratic Threat Perception
Madison Schramm

April 14, 2020 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Driving Too Fast or Too Slow? Explaining Military Adoption of the Combustion Engine
Michael Horowitz