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2016-17 | Archive

Revolutionary Change and the Prospects for Democracy: Appraising the Impact of Leninist Violence on Postcommunist Regime Outcomes. WCED Lecture by Michael Bernhard, Raymond and Miriam Ehrlich Eminent Scholar Chair in Political Science, University of Florida. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. April 18, 2017. video

Security Crises: Extreme Nationalism and Threats to Democracy in Europe. Conversations on Europe lecture by Mabel Berezin, professor of sociology, Cornell University. Sponsors: Center for European Studies, Department of Sociology, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. March 20, 2017. video

Politics, Policy, and Poverty in Brazil. WCED Lecture by Elizabeth Kaknes, Weiser Emerging Democracies Postdoctoral Fellow, U-M. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies. March 7, 2017. video

From Rebels to Politicians: Explaining the Electoral Performance of Rebel Successor Parties with Evidence from the Balkans. WCED Lecture by Pellumb Kelmendi, Weiser Emerging Democracies Postdoctoral Fellow, U-M. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. February 22, 2017. video

Russia and U.S.-Russia Relations in the Age of Trump. WCED/CREES Panel featuring U-M professors: Pauline Jones (political science), Mikhail Krutikov (Slavic languages & literatures/Judaic studies), Ekaterina Mishina (independent scholar), Jim Morrow (political science), and William Zimmerman (political science). Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies and the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. February 21, 2017. video

Varieties of Democratic Diffusion: Colonial, Alliance, and Neighbor Networks. WCED Lecture by Michael Coppedge, professor of political science, University of Notre Dame. Sponsor: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. January 31, 2017. video

The Philippines Under President Duterte. WCED/CSEAS Panel with Deirdre de la Cruz, Asian Languages & Cultures/History; Allen Hicken, Political Science; Allan Lumba, History; Victoria Reyes, Center for Institutional Diversity, U-M. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies. January 30, 2017. video

Memorializing Rebels, Martyrs, and Heroes in Argentina, 1966-83. WCED Lecture by Jennifer L. Schaefer, Weiser Emerging Democracies Postdoctoral Fellow, U-M. Sponsor: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. December 13, 2016. video

Ukraine: The Next Stage of Transition. WCED Lecture by Natalie Jaresko, Minister of Finance, Ukraine (Dec 2014-Apr 2016). Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. November 7, 2016. video

Human Rights, Gender, and Sexuality in the Islamic World. DISC/WCED Symposium. Moderator: Susan Waltz, professor of public policy, U-M. Respondent: Shirin Ebadi. Panelists: Asma Barlas, professor of politics, Ithaca College; Juan Cole, Richard P. Mitchell Professor of History, U-M; Samar Habib, associate researcher, Centre for Gender Studies, University of London. Sponsors: Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Ford School of Public Policy, Law School. October 27, 2016. video

Gender and Sexuality in the Islamic Culture. DISC Distinguished Lecture by Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Laureate (2003), lawyer, and human rights activist; introduced by Bridgette Carr, clinical professor of law, U-M. Sponsors: Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Ford School of Public Policy, Law School. October 26, 2016. video

 

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