This seminar is open to the public.
The seminar serves as a forum for discussing new research in the field of comparative politics. The series meets three to four times per semester (in coordination with the Comparative Politics Workshop) and features presentations of ongoing research by visiting speakers and Harvard faculty working in political science and related fields. The seminar features methodologically diverse presentations on political developments in many regions: Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and South and East Asia. Professors from the Department of Government, Melani Cammett and Pia Raffler, are faculty advisors for the seminar. It is cosponsored by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and the Government Department at Harvard University.