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.
News & Events
Jan 21, 2015
SAMUEL DAVIS (Temple University History) and KEVIN WAITE (Penn History). Discussant: SARAH RODRIGUEZ (Penn History).
Feb 12, 2015
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
ALEXANDRA WIKTOREK SARLO (Penn Political Science) and THOMAS BRINKERHOFF (Penn History). Discussant: MASON MOSELEY (Penn DCC Postdoctoral Fellow).
Mar 18, 2015
MELANIE NEWPORT (Temple University History) and ELLEN DONNELLY (Penn Political Science).
Mar 19, 2015
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
MEIR WALTERS (Georgetown University, Dept. of Government) and BASAK TARAKTAS (Penn Political Science). Discussant: IAN HARTSHORN (Penn Political Science).
Apr 29, 2015
SMITA GHOSH (Penn History) and OSMAN BALKAN (Penn Political Science).
May 8, 2015
AS THE CULMINATION OF our year-long examination of the transformations sweeping through Latin America, international scholars gather to discuss the implications for democracy, stable governance and popular wellbeing in the region. Panelists include Sandra Botero (University of Notre Dame Dept. of Political Science), George Ciccariello-Maher (Drexel University Dept. of History and Politics), Roberto Gargarella (University Torcuato Di Tella Law School), Juliet Hooker (University of Texas at Austin Dept. of Government), Thamy Pogrebinschi (WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Democracy and Democratization Research Unit), Nancy Postero (UC-San Diego Dept. of Anthropology), Philippe Schmitter (European University Institute, Political and Social Sciences), and Gisela Zaremberg (FLACSO México).