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Feb 27, 2014

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

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).
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), Philippe Schmitter (European University Institute, Political and Social Sciences), Oscar Vega Camacho (Fundación Cultural del Banco Central de Bolivia), and Gisela Zaremberg (FLACSO México).