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Student Conference on Democracy and Ethnic Conflict

Student Conference on Democracy and Ethnic Conflict

Monday, November 28, 1:15-4pm, Trotter 301

The final meeting of Pols 79: Democracy and Ethnic Conflict is a conference in which students will present concrete findings from their larger research projects-in-progress. In addition to presenting evidence from a wide variety of cases of ethnic conflict, the conference will seek to identify common themes and patterns, and generate discussion and questions about the cases.

Panel presentations will be followed by comments and a brief Q&A period. Students, faculty, and any other interested parties are welcome to attend all or part of the conference. Refreshments will be provided.

1:15 pm, Migration, Minorities, and Integration

Jeewon Kim: Muslim Integration in France

Natalie Litton: Roma Integration in Western Europe

Josh Gluck: Resources, Migration, and Ethnic Conflict

2:00 pm, Managing and Responding to Ethnic Conflict in Africa

Wen Huang: Post-Genocide Justice Mechanisms

Lorand Laskai: Resource Conflict and Ethnic Identity

Katerina Stampouloglou: Liberation Movements, Democratization, & Ethnic Conflict

BaLeigh Harper: Federalism, Leadership, and Ethnic Conflict in Nigeria

3:00 pm,

Ben Geselowitz: Institutions and Ethnic Conflict in New Democracies

Hanna Kozlowska: International Intervention and Ethnic Conflict – Bosnia and Kosovo

Amalia Feld: Humanitarian Intervention and China

3:45 pm, Final Comments and Open Q&A

Discussants will include:

Matt Murphy, Political Science

Lee Smithey, Peace & Conflict Studies

Seminar students from Pol 110: Identity and Conflict

Contact: mmurphy1