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2020-21 | Archive
Constraining Presidents. WCED Roundtable with Julia Azari, associate professor of political science, Marquette University; William Howell, Sydney Stein Professor in American Politics, University of Chicago; Kenneth Lowande, assistant professor of political science, U-M; Anne Meng, assistant professor of politics, University of Virginia; Ken Opalo, assistant professor, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. Moderator: Allen Hicken, professor of political science, U-M. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, African Studies Center, Weiser Diplomacy Center. November 10, 2020. video
Flashpoint: Hong Kong. WCED panel with Nicholas Howson, Pao Li Tsiang Professor of Law, U-M; Mary Gallagher, Amy and Alan Lowenstein Professor of Democracy, Democratization, and Human Rights, Director of the International Institute, U-M; Xiaohong Xu, assistant professor of sociology, U-M; Samson Yuen, assistant professor of government and international studies, Hong Kong Baptist University. Moderator: Jundai Liu, WCED Postdoctoral Fellow. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies. October 20, 2020. video
Flashpoint: Lebanon. WCED panel with Jean Lachapelle, postdoctoral fellow, Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) Institute, University of Gothenburg; Lama Mourad, assistant professor of international affairs, Carleton University; Sarah Parkinson, Aronson Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; Christiana Parreira, postdoctoral research associate in Near Eastern studies, Princeton University. Moderator: Matthew Cebul, WCED postdoctoral fellow. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum, Global Islamic Studies Center. October 6, 2020. video
Democratic Survival in the Muslim World. WCED panel with Jaimie Bleck, associate professor of political science, University of Notre Dame; Lily Zubaidah Rahim, Honorary Fellow, Alwaleed Center for Christian-Muslim Understanding, Georgetown University; Şebnem Yardımcı-Geyikçi, assistant professor of politics, Hacettepe University, and 2019-20 WCED visiting associate, U-M; Mark Tessler, Samuel J. Eldersveld Collegiate Professor of Political Science, U-M. Moderator: Hanisah Binte Abdullah Sani, WCED visiting associate, U-M, and overseas postdoctoral fellow, National University of Singapore. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, African Studies Center, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum, Global Islamic Studies Center. September 22, 2020. video
Flashpoint: Belarus. WCED panel with Adam E. Casey, WCED Research Fellow; Sasha de Vogel, doctoral candidate in political science; Natalia Forrat, WCED Visiting Associate and former WCED Postdoctoral Fellow (2018-20), U-M. Moderator: Dan Slater, WCED Director. Sponsors: WCED; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. September 16, 2020. video
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