What Are Elections Good for? Authoritarianism and Democracy in the Post-Soviet Space'

Locations
Muirhead Tower, Room 112
Category
Social Sciences
Date(s)
Thursday 17th January 2013 (15:30-17:00)
Contact

Kataryna Wolczuk: k.wolczuk@bham.ac.uk

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Description

The seminar will explore the role and conduct of elections in the post-Soviet space in the context of broader political developments and regime change. The seminar will also examine the issues of electoral design, fraud and international reactions to violations in relations to recent parliamentary elections in Ukraine and Belarus.

Speakers include:

  • Professor Sarah Birch (Essex)
  • Dr Matt Frear (CREES)
  • Dr Kataryna Wolczuk (CREES)