Alisha Holland, Wednesday January 30

Please join us tomorrow as we welcome Alisha Holland -from Harvard University. She will be presenting a really interesting paper  on Latin American politics. The title of her paper is: “An Electoral Theory of Forbearance”. Manny Viedma will be the discussant.

I sent copies of the paper to the mailing lists earlier today.

Dan Gingerich, Wednesday January 23

Please join us on Wednesday, January 23, as we welcome our second guest speaker of this quarter, Dan Gingerich (University of Virginia). Professor Gingerich will be presenting a really interesting paper entitled “Can Institutions Cure Clientelism? Assessing the Impact of the Australian Ballot in Brazil”. Alisha Holland will be the discussant.

The paper will be sent out later today.

Monika Nalepa, Wednesday January 9

To start this quarter on a high note, please join us as we welcome Monika Nalepa. She will be presenting a co-authored paper entitled “ Sejm Parties Change: Party Institutionalization and Legislative Organization in the Polish Legislature.″ Jose Antonio Hernandez will be the discussant.

The paper was sent to the mailing lists during the weekend. I will send a reminder on Tuesday.

The Winter 2013 Schedule is now available

The Comparative Politics Workshop wishes you a happy new year and welcomes you back to another exciting quarter. You will find our Winter presentations in the 2013 Winter Quarter Schedule. The workshop meets on Wednesdays from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in the seminar room at Wilder House, 5811 S. Kenwood Ave. Our first meeting for this quarters is on WEDNESDAY, January 9 at 5:00 pm.  Refreshments will be provided. We hope to see everyone there!

If you are interested in discussing a paper, or have any further questions, please contact the workshop coordinator, Jose Antonio Hernandez, at