UMass Amherst Department of Political Science

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Wednesday, Sep 21, 2011

Panel Presentation

4:00 PM

Emerging Democracies: A Global Perspective on Constitutional Politics

Cape Cod Lounge

Please join us for "Emerging Democracies: A Global Perspective on Constitutional Politics." This a panel discussion will explore how constitutions are created, discussed and implemented; how governments and citizens are forging democracy in the Middle East, Western Asia and Latin America; what democracy means to people in different parts of the world; and what impact democratic developments in the international community may have on democracy in the United States.

Panelists include:

Amel Ahmed, Assistant Professor of Political Science

Angelica Bernal, Assistant Professor of Political Science

Frederic Schaffer, Associate Professor of Political Science

Moderated by John Brigham, Professor of Political Science

 

A public reception will follow.

 

This educational program, created in conjunction with Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, fulfills mandated requirements for
institutions receiving funding from the US Department of Education. It is sponsored by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Political Science.

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