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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.

May 1, 2015
AS THE CULMINATION of a year of meetings to refine their research projects, the DCC undergraduate research fellows present their projects in a one-day conference, with topics that range from the decline of an industrial union, Latin American drug policy, the workings of the Chinese legislature, relations between Tamils and Muslims in Sri Lanka, and the media coverage of women politicians in France and the U.S.
May 8, 2015
IN THE PENULTIMATE EVENT 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).
May 11, 2015

Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall First Floor (Accessibility)

IN THIS MANUSCRIPT WORKSHOP, DCC Postdoctoral Fellow Mason Moseley presents his work exploring the evolving role of protests in Latin American democracies. Feedback on Moseley's manuscript will be provided by two leading scholars: Daniel Gillion (Penn Political Science) and Ernesto Calvo (University of Maryland Dept. of Government and Politics).