Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

Paul Staniland - Armed Politics: Violence, Order, and the State in Southern Asia

Friday, December 9, 2016

2:00pm – 4:00pm

This event will take place at MIT Lucian Pye Conference Room, E40-495, 1 Amherst Street Cambridge, MA 02142

Paul Staniland is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Chicago, where he codirects the Program on International Security Policy. He is a cofounder of the Program on Political Violence. His research focuses on political violence, international security, and state formation, primarily in South and Southeast Asia. His book, Networks of Rebellion: Explaining Insurgent Cohesion and Collapse, was published by Cornell University Press in 2014. He is currently writing a book about armed politics and the state in southern Asia. 

Joint Seminar on South Asian Politics