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Feb 27, 2014

You can find recordings, helpfully indexed, of 2013-14 faculty workshops at www.youtube.com/PennDCC, including the opening event – "Healthcare as a Social Right," featuring Jack Geiger, Dorothy Roberts, and Jeffrey Goldhagen.

Dec 4, 2014

Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall First Floor (Accessibility)

Co-sponsored by the Penn Latin American and Latino Studies Program.

Paper: "From Partial to Full Conflict Theory: A Neo-Weberian Perspective on Post-Neoliberal Venezuela" (PDF)

THIS PAPER EXAMINES the politics of Chavista-era Venezuela both through a pluralist lens, which emphasizes the increasingly repressive measures instituted by the government, and a Neo-Marxist lens, which emphasizes the social inequality often downplayed by the opposition.
Jan 21, 2015

College Hall, Room 209 (Accessibility)
Lunch provided.

SAMUEL DAVIS (Temple University History) and KEVIN WAITE (Penn History). Discussant: SARAH RODRIGUEZ (Penn History).
Feb 12, 2015

Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall First Floor (Accessibility)

Co-sponsored by the Penn Latin American and Latino Studies Program.

THIS WORKSHOP PRESENTS two papers that examine the causes, effects and remedies of violence in a region so often torn by civil war.

Feb 18, 2015

College Hall, Room 209 (Accessibility)
Lunch provided.

ALEXANDRA WIKTOREK SARLO (Penn Political Science) and THOMAS BRINKERHOFF (Penn History). Discussant: MASON MOSELEY (Penn DCC Postdoctoral Fellow).
Mar 18, 2015

College Hall, Room 209 (Accessibility)
Lunch provided.

MELANIE NEWPORT (Temple University History) and ELLEN DONNELLY (Penn Political Science).
Mar 19, 2015

Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall First Floor (Accessibility)

Co-sponsored by the Penn Latin American and Latino Studies Program.

THIS WORKSHOP PRESENTS two papers that examine the transnational connections that tie the region together, as well as those that bind it to the global economy.
Apr 8, 2015

College Hall, Room 209 (Accessibility)
Lunch provided.

MEIR WALTERS (Georgetown University, Dept. of Government) and BASAK TARAKTAS (Penn Political Science). Discussant: IAN HARTSHORN (Penn Political Science).
Apr 29, 2015

College Hall, Room 209 (Accessibility)
Lunch provided.

SMITA GHOSH (Penn History) and OSMAN BALKAN (Penn Political Science).