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Book Launch: Democracies and dictatorships in Latin America: emergence, survival, and fall

Friday, 31 January, 2014 - 17:00

Book Launch Event at the Latin American Centre

Scott Mainwaring and Aníbal Pérez Liñán, Democracies and Dictatorships in Latin America: Emergence, Survival, and Fall (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

Presented by Professor Scott Mainwaring (University of Notre Dame).

Speaker(s): 
Professor Scott Mainwaring, University of Notre Dame.

A Relationship Transformed? The prospects for conflict and peace in the Taiwan Strait

Friday, 31 January, 2014 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony’s College

Abstract: After long being viewed as potential flashpoint, relations across the Taiwan Strait have stabilized tremendously in recent years, reflecting moderation in the approaches both Beijing and Taipei have taken with regard to the cross-Strait sovereignty dispute.  In my prese

Speaker(s): 
Dr. Scott L. Kastner (University of Maryland)

Nissan Seminar: What types of marriage have declined since the 1970s in Japan? Projected Composition Ratios of First Marriage using Multiple Decrement Life Tables

Friday, 31 January, 2014 -
17:00 to 18:30
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford

What types of marriage have declined since the 1970s in Japan? Projected Composition Ratios of First Marriage using Multiple Decrement Life Tables

Speaker(s): 
Dr Miho Iwasawa, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Tokyo

The Brazilian Political Elite: Values, Ideology and Policy Preferences

LAC, St Antony's, Brazilian Political Elite: Values, Ideology and Policy Preferences
Friday, 31 January, 2014 -
08:30 to 16:30
Pavillion Room, St Antony's College

A Research Workshop Analyzing the 7th Wave of the Brazilian Legislative Survey (BLS7) conducted in 2013.

Speaker(s): 
Timothy J. Power (Oxford)
Cesar Zucco Jr. (FGV/EBAPE)
Taylor Boas (Boston University)
Christian Arnold (Oxford)
David Doyle (Oxford)
Nina Wiesehomeier (University of Swansea)
Ben Lauderdale (LSE)
Carlos Pereira (FGV/EBAPE)
Ben Ansell (Oxford)
Andréa Freitas (USP)
Patrick Silva (USP)
Simone Diniz (Universidade Federal do ABC, São Paulo)
Daniela Campello (FGV/EBAPE)
Paulo Visentini (UFRGS and Oxford)
Maria Luiza Gatto (Oxford)
Amy Erica Smith (Iowa State University)
Scott Mainwaring (University of Notre Dame)

African Studies and Horn of Africa Seminar: South Sudan Crisis Roundtable

Thursday, 30 January, 2014 - 17:00
Dahrendorf, St Antony's College
Speaker(s): 
Chair: Jason Mosley, Chatham House and African Studies Centre
Speakers: Annette Weber, SWP Berlin, Douglas Johnson, author of "the Root Causes of Sudan'd Civil Wars, Peter Biar Ajak, Cambridge University
Discussant: Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi, Middle East Centre, Oxford University

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