This Week at CPW: Szwarcberg on Clientelism

If you liked last week’s workshop, come out this week for another dose of clientelism! This time postdoc Mariela Szwarcberg takes on clientelist politics in Latin America in her paper, Uncertainty, Political Clientelism, and Voter Turnout in Latin America:Why Parties Conduct Rallies in Argentina.” Jose Antonio Hernandez Company will be our discussant. See you there!

Winter Quarter Schedule!

The Winter 2011 schedule, complete with some titles, is up around campus.

Here’s the quick version:
January 5: no workshop
January 12: Dominika Koter, University of Chicago
January 19: Mariela Szwarcberg, University of Chicago
January 26: Mala Htun, New School, and Laurel Weldon, Purdue University
February 2: Melanie Manion, University of Wisconsin-Madison
February 9: Chris Haid, University of Chicago
February 16: Dina Rashed, University of Chicago
March 2: Susanne Wengle, University of Chicago
March 11 (Friday): Joint Workshop with Northwestern University at the Gleacher Center: Kathy Thelen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

As always, let me know if you’re interested in discussing any of these papers. We’re trying some new things with the workshop this quarter, so make sure to come by and check it out!