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CANCELLED - WCED Lecture. Starting, Stopping, and Restarting State Repression: An Analysis of Spells

Christian Davenport, professor of political science, U-M
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
4:00-5:30 PM
Room 555 Weiser Hall Map
Christian Davenport is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan as well as a Faculty Associate at the Center for Political Studies and Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). Primary research interests include political conflict (e.g., human rights violations, genocide/politicide, torture, political surveillance, civil war and social movements), measurement, racism and popular culture. He is the author of six books: "The Peace Continuum" with Erik Melander and Patrick Regan (2017, Oxford University Press); "How Social Movements Die" (2016, Cambridge University Press); "Media Bias, Perspective and State Repression: The Black Panther Party" (2010, Cambridge University Press) – winner of Best Book in Racial Politics and Social Movements by the American Political Science Association; "State Repression and the Promise of Democratic Peace" (2007, Cambridge University Press); "Repression and Mobilization" with Carol Mueller and Hank Johnston (University of Minnesota Press. 2004), and "Paths to State Repression: Human Rights Violations and Contentious Politics" (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000).

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Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Discussion, Emerging Democracies, Lecture
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, International Institute

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