DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

 

FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT

FOR JULY 1, 2004 TO JUNE 30, 2005

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

V. Awards

 

 

I:  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Browers, Michaelle

 

“The Secular Bias of Ideology Studies and the Problem of Islamism,” Journal of Political Ideologies 10:1 (February 2005), pp. 75-93.

 

 Shahrur’s Reformation,” Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques 30:3 (Fall 2004),     pp. 445-67.

 

 “Modern Islamic Political Thought,” in Handbook of Political Theory, ed. Gerald F. Gaus and Chandran Kukathas (London: Sage Publications, 2004), pp. 367-79.

 

Review of Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi‘, Contemporary Arab Thought: Studies in Post-1967 Arab Intellectual History, Middle East Journal 58:3 (Summer 2004), pp. 527-529.

 

Coates, David

 

Prolonged Labour: The Slow Birth of New Labour Britain (Houndmills, UK: Palgrave,

March 25 2005).

 

Editor, Varieties of Capitalism, Varieties of Approaches (Houndmills, UK: Palgrave, January 2005).

 

Paradigms of Explanation”, in D. Coates (ed), Varieties of Capitalism, Varieties of Approaches’, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, pp. 1-25.

 

“Conclusion: choosing between paradigms – a personal view”, in D. Coates (ed), Varieties of Capitalism, Varieties of Approaches’, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, pp. 265-271.

 

Dinan, John

 

“Consequences of the Rehnquist Court’s Federalism Decisions for Congressional Lawmaking,” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 34 (Spring 2004), pp. 39-67.

 

Review of Steven Harmon Wilson, The Rise of Judicial Management in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1955-2000, Journal of American History 91 (June 2004), p. 316.

 

 

 

Furia, Peter

 “Thucydides” (with Ari Kohen), entry in Kimberly Kempf-Leonard, ed., The Encyclopedia of Social Measurement, New York: Academic Press, 2004.

 

Harriger, Katy

 

“Special Prosecutors and Independent Counsels.”  In Watergate and the Resignation of

Richard Nixon,” in Harry P. Jeffrey and Thomas Maxwell-Long, eds.  Congressional Quarterly Press 2004, pp. 47-61.

 

 “ Public Scholarship and Faculty Role Conflict, ” Co-authored with Jill McMillan,

 Higher Education Exchange (May 2005):  17-23.

 

Kennedy, Charles

 

“Constitutional and Political Change in Pakistan:  the Military Governance Paradigm,” in Rafiq Dossani and Henry S. Rowen, eds., Prospects for Peace in South Asia (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2005), pp. 37-74; 351-356.

 

Pakistan in 2005:  Running Very Fast to Stay in the Same Place,” Asian Survey Vol. 45, no. 1 (January/February 2005), pp. 105-111.

 

Pakistan’s Superior Courts and the Prohibition of Riba” in Robert Hathaway and Wilson Lee eds., Islamization and the Pakistani Economy (Washington DC., Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2004), pp. 101-117.

 

Lawoti, Mahendra

 

Towards a Democratic Nepal: Inclusive Political Institutions for a Multicultural Society, Sage Publications (January, New Delhi and Kathmandu; February, London; March, Thousand Oaks, USA, 2005).

 

Samaaweshi Prajatantra-ka-lagi Raajnaitik Sangstha-haru” (Inclusive Political Institutions for Nepal).  In Samasweshi Loktantra-ka-Aadhaar-haru, ed., Mohan Mainali, Lalitpur: Social Science Baha, 2004, pp. 50-74, in Nepali

 

 Rajyako Punarsamrachana ra Samabeshi Prajatantra” (Restructuring the State and Inclusive Democracy), Kathmandu, Mulyankan Monthly, 22: 123, Asoj (September-October), pp. 24-29, in Nepali .  Republished in online journal Development Nepal, 2004: 3, July-September, www.developmentalnepal.com

 

A Proposal for Semi Proportional Electoral Method, Nepal, Bhadra 31-Sarwan 6 (August 15-22, 2004), pp. 16-17, in Nepali

 

 

Rajyako Punasamrachanako Saidantik Auochitya (Theoretical Rationale for the

Restructuring of the State), Nepal, Asoj 10, 2061 (September 19, 2004)

 

Lee, Wei-chin

 

Taiwan’s Cultural Reconstruction Movement: Identity Politics and Collective Action since 2000,” Issues and Studies 41(1), March 2005, pp. 1-51. 

 

“Field of Dreams: An Overview of the Practice and Study of Taiwan’s Foreign Policy,” Issues & Studies 40(3-4), Sept./Dec. 2004, pp.137-182.

 

China’s Military after the 16th Party Congress: Long March to Eternity,” in China After the 16th Party Congress: Prospects and Challenges, ed. T.Y. Wang, Willowdale, ON (Canada): de Sitter Press, 2005, pp. 93-123. (Reprinted from the article in the Journal of Asian and African Studies, 38(4-5), 2003, pp. 416-446).

 

Review of Terrorism and the Constitution: Sacrificing Civil Liberties in the Name of National

Security  (David Cole and James X. Dempsey, the New Press, 2002), Taiwan Democracy Quarterly, 1(3), 2004, pp. 239-246.

 

Review of China’s Use of Military Force: Beyond the Great Wall and the Long March (Andrew Scobell, Cambridge University Press, 2003), Perspectives on Politics, 2(3), Sept. 2004, pp. 640-642.

 

Roniger, Luis

 

El legado de las violaciones de los derechos humanos en el Cono Sur. Argentina, Chile y Uruguay. La Plata: Ediciones al Margen, 2005.

 

“Israel and the Escape Victims of Military Repression in Argentina”, co-authored with Mario Sznajder, Soziologia Israelit (“Israeli Sociology”, in Hebrew), vol. 6 no. 2 (2005), pp. 233-263.

 

“From Argentina to Israel: Escape, Evacuation and Exile”, co-authored with Mario Sznajder , Journal of Latin American Studies (UK), vol. 37, no. 2 (2005), pp. 1-27,

 

“Representative Democracy and Effective Institutions: Democratic Practice in Contemporary Latin America” in Raanan Rein and Carlos Waisman, eds. Transitions from Authoritarianism to Democracy: The Cases of Spain and Latin America. Sussex Academic Press, 2005, pp. TBA.

 

“Global Times Once Again: Representative Democracy and Countervailing Trends in Iberoamerica”. Iberoamericana (Berlin), no. 17 (2005), pp. TBA

 

O legado das violações dos direitos humanos no cono sul. Sao Paulo: Editora Perspectiva, 2004, series Estudos 208, 388 pp.

 

Israel 2003 – Negociaciones y conflicto. Caracas: Ediciones de CAIV, December 2004 (100pp.) Transcripts of a seminar for foreign affairs journalists of Venezuelan media, conducted with Mario Sznajder.

 

“De Argentina a Israel: Escape y exilio”, co-authored with Mario Sznajder, pp. 157-185 in Pablo Yankelevich, ed. Represión y destierro. Itinerarios del exilio argentino. La Plata, Argentina: Ediciones al Margen, 2004.

 

“Democracia representativa, partidos y prácticas políticas”, in Ana Maria Rico de Alonso, ed. Bogota, Colombia, América Latina: sistema político y cultura política. Bogotá: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 2004.

 

“Incertezas coletivas, identidades pessoais: Uma visão da perspectiva das ciências sociais” (Identities and Uncertainties: A Social Science Perspective). Cadernos de línguas e literatura hebraica (Sao Paulo: Universidade de Sao Paulo), no. 4 (2004), pp. 9-26 (in Portuguese).

 

Siavelis, Peter

 

“Electoral System, Coalitional Disintegration and Democracy in Chile,” Latin American Research Review 40:1 (2005), pp. 56-82.

 

Sistema electoral, desintegración de coaliciones y democracia en Chile: ¿El fin de la Concertación?” Revista de Ciencia Política 24:1 (2004), pp. 58-80.

 

Chile: A Strong State,” in Peter Burnell and Vicki Randall (eds.) Politics in the Developing World (London: Oxford University Press, 2005), pp. 297-307.

 

Weinstein, David

 

“Imagining Darwinism” in Bart Schultz and Georgios Varouxakis (eds.), Utilitarianism

 and Empire (Lexington, 2005)

 

"English Political Theory in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" in Gerald Gaus and                   Chandran Kukathas (eds.), Handbook of Political Theory (Sage Publications, 2004)

 

Welsh, Helga

 

Introduction (with Konrad H. Jarausch), Two Germanies (1961-1989), Vol. 9: German History in Documents and Images: 1961-1989. Washington, DC: German Historical Institute, 2004 (electronic version; English and German).

 

           

            “German Policymaking and the Reform Gridlock,” in David P. Conradt et al., eds., Precarious Victory: The 2002 German Federal Election and Its Aftermath. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Publishers, 2005, pp. 205-219.

 

“German Politics: Patterns of Continuity and Change,” West European Politics 27, 5 (November 2004), pp. 964-70.

 

            “Higher Education in Germany: reform in incremental steps,” European Journal of Education 39, 3 (September 2004), pp. 359-75.

 

II:  Papers and Presentations

 

Browers, Michaelle

 

Paper:  “The Emergence and Submergence of Women in the Political Discourse of Arab

Nationalists and Islamists,” workshop on “Women’s Activism and the Public Sphere: Local/Global Linkages” at the Mediterranean Social and Political Research Meeting, the European University Institute, Florence, Italy, March 16-20, 2005.

 

Paper: “Theorizing Gender and its Absence in Arab Debates over Civil Society,  Social Science Research Council and American University of Beirut Conference on Public Spheres in Beirut, Lebanon, October 22-24, 2004.

 

Coates, David

 

Paper :  “Blair’s War in Iraq”, Centre for European Studies, UNC (Chapel Hill), September 2004.

 

Keynote address: “The category of labour: its continued relevance in social theory,” conference on ‘The Condition of Labour in the Twenty-first Century’, Political Economy Research Centre, University of Sheffield, UK, July 2004.

 

Dinan, John

 

Paper:  “Strengthening the Political Safeguards of Federalism: The Fate of Recent Federalism Legislation in the U.S. Congress,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, September 2004.

 

Paper:  “Legislative and Executive Governance in the U.S. Federal System,” presented at a Forum of Federations Conference on “A Global Dialogue on Federalism: Legislative and Executive Governance,” University of Melbourne Law School, Melbourne, Australia, August, 2004

 

 

 

 

Furia, Peter

 

Paper:  “Never the Same?  American National Identity Before and After 9/11,” Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, September 2004.

 

Harriger, Katy

 

Paper:  Presented with Jill McMillan. “Contexts for Deliberation:  Experimenting with

Democracy in the Classroom, on Campus, and in the Community,” Southern States

Communication Association Annual Conference, Baton Rouge, LA, March 30, 2005.

 

Panel Chair:   “Locating the Constitutional Center:  Centrist Justices and Mainstream

Values.”  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  October 29, 2004.

 

Participant:  Deliberative Democracy Seminar, Kettering Foundation, Dayton, OH.  Dec. 2-4, 2004; May 26-27, 2005.

 

Kennedy, Charles

 

Workshop discussant:  “Current Pakistani Politics,” Conference on Pakistan and the World Community.  University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, April 29 – May 1, 2005.

 

Paper:  Pakistan’s Superior Courts and the Prohibition of Riba International Conference on Ethics, Values and Social Transformation in Pakistan.  Lahore University of Management Sciences.  Lahore, Pakistan.  March 31-April 4, 2005.

 

American Institute of Bangladesh Studies Secretary/ workshop participant: Wisconsin Conference on South Asia, 33rd Annual Conference.  University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI,  October 14-16, 2004.

 

Presentation:  “Negotiating Faculty Governance without Collective Bargaining:  Seeking Administrative Accountability,” American Association of University Professors, North Carolina Council (NCAAUP) Annual Conference.  Raleigh, NC, September 18, 2004.

 

Lawoti, Mahendra

 

Paper:   “The Ethnic Dimension of the Maoist Insurgencies: Comparative Study of Peru, Nepal, and India,” presented at the 46th Annual International Studies Association (ISA) Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 1-5

Presentation:   “The Maoists, Monarchy, and Democracy: Reform Agenda for Settling Conflict and Democratization in Nepal,” presented on May 4th at Emory University and on May 14th at George Mason University; to be delivered during the annual convention of Association of Nepalis in America in Dallas on July 2-4

 

 

 

 

Lee, Wei-chin

 

Paper: “Taiwan’s ‘Cultural Revolution’: Identity Politics and Collective Action since 2000,” Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, September 2-5, 2004.

 

Presentation: “Cross-Strait Relations and Domestic Politics in Taiwan,” Annual Meeting of the Chinese-American Academic and Professional Association in Southeastern United States, Atlanta, June 25, 2005.

 

Presentation, “The Recent Development of the Taiwan-US-China Relations,” NC Chapter, of the Chinese-American Academic and Professional Association in Southeastern United States, Raleigh, NC, March 26, 2005.

 

Presentation: “China’s Economic Emergence,” Great Decision Series, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, April 7, 2005.

 

Presentation: “China’s Economic Rise” Great Decision Series, Wake Forest University, March 31, 2005.

 

Discussant, "New Issues in Mainland China and Taiwan," 46th annual meeting of the American Association for Chinese Studies, Williamsburg, VA, Oct. 22-24, 2004.

 

Chair, “Regional Security and Cross-Strait Relations,” 46th annual meeting of the American Association for Chinese Studies, Williamsburg, VA, Oct. 22-24, 2004.

 

Presentation:  "Round Table on the Reformation of Party Politics in Taiwan in the Aftermath of the 2004 Presidential Election," 46th annual meeting of the American Association for Chinese Studies, Williamsburg, VA, Oct. 22-24, 2004.

 

Discussant, "Constitutional Reform" at the 2004 Conference on Taiwan Issues, Columbia, SC, Sept. 10-12, 2004.

 

Presentation:  “Cross-Strait Relations after the 2004 Presidential Election," Chinese-American Academic and Professional Association in Southeastern United States, Atlanta, August 1, 2004.

 

Roniger, Luis

 

Paper:  “Exile of Argentineans to Israel during the Last Military Dictatorship,” Middle Atlantic Council for Latin American Studies XXVI annual meeting, Richmond, VA,  April 2005

 

Presentation:  “Problems of interpretation and implementation in the realm of human-rights,”  International seminar on Civil Society, Democracy and Human-Rights, organized by the Graduate program in Political and Social Sciences of the UNAM, the UNESCO cathedra of Human-Rights and the Mexican Commission of HR, , Mexico City, November 2004.

 

Presentation: Research Institute Jose Maria Luis Mora, Mexico, conference on Implementing Human Rights in Latin America, November 2004.

 

Co-Organizer:  36th World Congress of Sociology, organized by the International Institute of Sociology, with Carlos Waisman of session on New economic policies and the quality of democracy: The Latin American Experience. Beijing, July 2004, not attended due to move.

 

Presentation: Universidad Hebraica of Mexico, conference on Identities and actors in Israel against the background of the Middle East conflict, Mexico City, November 2004.

 

Siavelis, Peter

Presentation: “U.S. - Latin American Relations: Terror, the Cold War and Persistent Patterns in Interamerican Affairs,” for the series “Changing Regional Politics in the 21st Century,” sponsored by the Center for Legislative Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC,  February 23, 2005.

 

Paper: “Political Recruitment, Candidate Selection, and the Performance of Democratic Regimes,”for the research symposium Hacia el fortalecimiento de la gobernabilidad democrática: Situación y perspectivas del presidencialismo y el parlamentarismo en América Latina” sponsored by Georgetown University and the Organization of American States, Washington, DC, October 22, 2004.

 

Presentation: “The Legacy of Chile's Pinochet: Domestic Politics and International Human Rights” for the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum Series, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA, October 25, 2004. 

 

Paper: With Scott Morgenstern, “Political Recruitment and Candidate Selection in Latin America:  A Framework for Analysis” at the XXVth Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in Washington, DC, October 7-9, 2004.

 

Paper:  With Scott Morgenstern, “Analyzing Political Recruitment and Candidate Selection in Latin America” for the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, September 2-5, 2004.

 

Smith, Kathy B.

 

Panel Participant:  The Presidency, Representation, and Communications Operations,’’ at the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 8-10, 2005.

 

Weinstein, David

 

Presentation:  “Problems in Interpreting Popper,” Thursday Seminar, Centre for the Study Political Ideologies, Oxford University, Oxford, UK (June, 2005)

 

Presentation:  Exile and Interpretation: The Case of Karl Popper, Part I,” Department of Politics, University of  Sheffield, Sheffield, UK (May, 2005)

                                                           

Presentation:  “Exile and Interpretation: The Case of Karl Popper, Part II,” Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Oxford University, Oxford, UK (May, 2005)

                      

Presentation:  “International Politics and Victorian Practical Reasoning,” Workshop on Victorian International Thought, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK (July, 2004)

 

Welsh, Helga

 

Paper:   “When Discourse Trumps Policies: Transitional Justice in Unified Germany,” Workshop on Transitional Justice, Laguna Beach, California, October 30-31, 2004.

 

III:  Editorships, Offices, Consultancies

 

Browers, Michaelle

 

Grant reviewer for US Department of Education

 

Board member, American Institute of Maghribi Studies

 

Coates, David

 

Editorial  Board, Historical Materialism

 

Editorial Board, The Socialist Register

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Transatlantic Studies

 

Editorial Board, Journal of British Politics

 

Dinan, John

Consultant, National Academy of Public Administration, Project on “Federal Preemption”

 

Furia, Peter

 

Member, Graduate Student Paper Awards Committee, Foreign Policy Section of the American Political Science Association

 

Consultant, Krispen Culbertson and Associates

 

 

 

Kennedy, Charles

 

Contributing Editor, Asian Affairs (Washington DC).

 

Secretary, American Institute of Bangladesh Studies.

 

Member Board of Trustees, American Institute of Pakistan Studies.

 

Past-President, North Carolina Council of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).

 

Member, Kashmir Study Group.

 

Consultant, Council on Foreign Relations

 

Consultant, US Educational Foundation in Pakistan

 

Lee, Wei-chin

 

 Editorial Board, Journal of Chinese Political Science

 

Advisory Board, Journal of Asian and African Studies

 

Roniger, Luis

 

Papel Politico (Colombia), member of editorial committee

 

Megamot (Israel), member of editorial committee

 

Araucaria (Spain), member of editorial committee

 

Member of editorial board of Eshkolot, academic publishing venture on the social sciences in Hebrew, since October 2004.

 

Part of the international advisory panel of proposals for the joint Brazilian-Argentinean program of Academic development in the humanities and social sciences.

 

Reviewer of research proposals for the Argentine council of High learning.

 

Member of the international academic board of the graduate program in Cultural

Diversity of The Universidad Tres de Febrero, in Argentina.

 

Evaluator of new course on Latin America for the Open University in Israel.

 

Reviewer of manuscripts for several journals: Comparative Politics, Politics and Policy.

 

Member of promotions committees in social and behavioral sciences of the

University of Haifa, Tel Aviv and Ben Gurion University, Israel.

 

Peter Siavelis

 

Contributing Editor, The Handbook of Latin American Studies, Hispanic Division, The Library of Congress

 

Member, Editorial Board, Revista de Ciencia Politica (Chile)

 

Weinstein, David

 

Conference Committee, John Stuart Mill Bicentennial Conference, University College London, April 2006

 

Executive Committee, International Society for Utilitarian Studies

 

Welsh, Helga

 

Member, Editorial Board, German Studies Review

 

Member, Executive Board, German Studies Association

 

Member, Search Committee for New Executive Director, German Studies Association.

 

IV:  External Grants Received

 

Browers, Michaelle

 

$ 13,600          “Cross Ideological Alliances in the Arab Region:  Strategic Framing and Ideological Transformation.” Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

 

Dinan, John

 

$ 11,990          “The American State Constitutional Tradition.”  Earhart Foundation.

 

Kennedy, Charles

 

$183,600         “Building Administrative Capacity in Bangladeshi Institutions of Higher Education.”  US Department of State – Economic and Cultural Affairs.

           

Roniger, Luis

 

$ 2,500            “Argentine Exiles and escapees from military persecution in the 1970s.” Lewi Eshkol Center for Social, Political and Economic Research.

 

 

 

 

Weinstein, David

 

$ 1,609            “Exile and Interpretation.”  American Political Science Association.

 

V.  Awards

 

Roniger, Luis

 

“Outstanding teaching for service in 2003/04,” Faculties of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, December 2004.

 

Siavelis, Peter

 

Named Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Fellow (2005-2009).

 

Welsh, Helga

 

“Excellence in Advising Award,” Wake Forest University, Fall 2004.