Past Workshops

14 June

Transparency for Authoritarian Stability: Open Government Information and Contention with Institutions in China

Presenter: Handi Li – Emory University

Discussants: Edmund Malesky (Duke), Dimitar D. Gueorguiev (Syracuse University)

31 May

Anti-Colonial Environmentalism: Internal Colonisation and the Struggle for Land in Post-Soviet Russia

Presenter: Maria Chiara Franceschelli – Scuola Normale Superiore

Discussants: Tamar Koplatadze (Queen Mary, London), Allison Evans (University of Nevada, Reno)

17 May

Elite Volatility in Two Different Types of Military Dictatorship: An Individual Level Quantitative Analysis of South Korean Elite (1961-1988)

Presenter: Taekbin Kim – Seoul National University

Discussants: Jun Koga Sudduth (University of Strathclyde), Edward Goldring (University of York)

3 May

Teachers as State-Builders: Public Education and Land Reform in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Presenter: Manuel Cabal – University of Chicago

Discussants: Francisco Cantu (University of Houston), Jenny Guardado (Georgetown University), Emily Sellars (Yale)