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2021-22 | Video Archive

Capitalism and Democracy Revisited. WCED Roundtable Discussion with Ricarda Hammer, WCED postdoctoral fellow; Evelyne Huber, Morehead Alumni Professor of Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; John Medearis, professor of political science, University of California, Riverside; John D. Stephens, Gerhard E. Lenski, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Moderator: Dan Slater, WCED director. April 5, 2022. video

Foreign Support and Authoritarian Rule. WCED Lecture by Adam Casey, WCED postdoctoral fellow. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia. March 22, 2022. video

Authoritarian Power in the International Economy. WCED Roundtable Discussion with Ronald J. Deibert, professor of political science and director of the Citizen Lab, University of Toronto; Jody LaPorte, Gonticas Tutorial Fellow in Politics and International Relations at Lincoln College, University of Oxford; Adeel Malik, associate professor of development economics and Globe Fellow in Economies of Muslim Societies, University of Oxford; Anne Pitcher, professor of Afroamerican and African studies and political science, U-M; Ricardo Soares de Oliveira, professor of the international politics of Africa, University of Oxford. Moderator: Dan Slater, WCED director. March 8, 2022. video

Fair Enough? Fairness Reasoning and Demand for Redistribution. WCED Lecture by Charlotte Cavaillé, assistant professor of public policy, U-M. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for European Studies. February 22, 2022. video

Ukraine-Russia: The Crisis and Stakes. WCEE Roundtable with Volodymyr Dubovyk, associate professor of international relations and director, Center for International Studies, Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University; Andrian Prokip, director, Energy Program, Ukrainian Institute for the Future, and senior associate, Kennan Institute; Yuri Zhukov, associate professor of political science, U-M; Jessica Zychowicz, director, Fulbright Ukraine and Institute of International Education, Kyiv Office. Moderator: Geneviève Zubrzycki, WCEE director. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Europe & Eurasia; Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. February 4, 2022. video

Lobbying the Autocrat. WCED Panel with Sasha de Vogel, postdoctoral fellow, Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, New York University; Manfred Elfstrom, assistant professor of economics, philosophy, and political science, University of British Columbia, Okanagan; Max Grömping, lecturer, School of Government and International Relations, Griffith University; David Szakonyi, assistant professor of political science, George Washington University; Jessica C. Teets, associate professor, Middlebury College. Moderator: Dan Slater, WCED director. January 28, 2022. video

Flashpoint: Kazakhstan. WCED Panel with Pauline Jones, professor of political science and director, Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum (DISC), U-M; Nurseit Niyazbekov, assistant professor of international relations, KIMEP University; Edward Schatz, professor of political science, University of Toronto; Regina Smyth, professor of political science, Indiana University Bloomington. Moderator: Adam Casey, WCED postdoctoral fellow. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Europe & Eurasia. January 18, 2022. video

Democratic Ceilings. WCED Roundtable Discussion with Aram Hur, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Missouri; Gerardo L. Munck, Professor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Southern California; Grigore Pop-Eleches, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University; Daniel Treisman, Professor of Political Science, UCLA. Respondent: Ricarda Hammer, WCED Postdoctoral Fellow. Moderator: Dan Slater, WCED Director. Co-sponsors: Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Nam Center for Korean Studies. November 23, 2021. video

Flashpoint: Nicaragua. WCED Panel with Luciana Chamorro, WCED Postdoctoral Fellow, U-M; Jennifer Goett, Associate Professor of Comparative Cultures and Politics, Michigan State University; Kai M. Thaler, Assistant Professor of Global Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara; Emilia Yang, Annenberg Fellow and PhD Candidate in Media Arts + Practice, University of Southern California. Moderator: Dan Slater, WCED Director. Co-sponsor: Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. November 17, 2021. video

Silver Democracy: Youth Representation in Aging Japan. WCED Lecture by Charles T. McClean, Toyota Visiting Professor, Center for Japanese Studies, U-M. Co-sponsor: Center for Japanese Studies. November 4, 2021. video

Flashpoint: Afghanistan. WCED Panel with Adam E. Casey, U-M; Dipali Mukhopadhyay, University of Minnesota; Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili, University of Pittsburgh; Aqil Shah, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace/University of Oklahoma; and Dan Slater, WCED Director. Co-sponsors: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Center for South Asian Studies. October 5, 2021. video

Institutions, Property Rights, and Growth: Theory and Evidence from the End of East European Serfdom. WCED lecture by Brendan McElroy, WCED Postdoctoral Fellow, U-M. Co-sponsor: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. September 28, 2021. video

America's Democratic Vulnerabilities. WCED Roundtable Discussion with Trevor Brown, Cornell University; Jake Grumbach, University of Washington; Robert Lieberman, Johns Hopkins University; Suzanne Mettler, Cornell University; Jamila Michener, Cornell University; Robert Mickey, U-M; Thomas Pepinsky, Cornell University; and Dan Slater, WCED Director. September 14, 2021. video

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