Transregional Center for Democratic Studies

ONLINE | The U.S. Elections and the Future of Democracy: Perspectives from Abroad

Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 11:00AM (EST)
WATCH THE VIDEO RECORDING OF THE PANEL HERE.

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How are  the U.S. elections and their  results seen from outside the country? The panel will offer perspectives from Argentina, Brazil, India, Poland, Romania, and South Africa on the recent U.S. election, its outcome, and its aftermath. The panel will be moderated by Jeffrey C. Goldfarb, Michael E. Gellert Professor of Sociology, New School for Social Research. This panel follows our Nov. 5th webinar that engaged U.S. political scientists in a discussion about the election. 

Panelists

Leo Avritzer, Professor, Federal University of Minas Gerais
Maria Bucur, John W. Hill Professor of East European History and Gender Studies, Indiana University
Elzbieta Matynia, Professor of Sociology and Liberal Studies, and founding director of the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS).
Sithembile Mbete, Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Sciences, University of Pretoria
Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Professor of Political Science and Former Vice-Chancellor, Ashoka University
Baskin Oran, Professor Emeritus, School of Political Science, Ankara University
Enrique Peruzzotti, Chair, Department of Political Science and International Studies, Torcuato Di Tella University and Independent Researcher, CONICET 

Moderated by

Jeffrey C. Goldfarb, Michael E. Gellert Professor of Sociology, New School for Social Research


Registered attendees will receive the Zoom link via email. 


Presented by Democracy Seminar and the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies at The New School for Social Research.

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Elzbieta Matynia, Director
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Lala Pop, Program Manager,
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