Fall 2014: Democracy at Risk

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 08:30
The fifth annual QIPSR Conference entitled Democracy at Risk will take place on Friday, November 7th in the Gallery of Young Library. Renowned comparative scholars will present research that examines threats to democracy in several regions of the world, including the U.S. Each presenter will give a talk about their own work. We will also have a working lunch where the speakers answer questions about the different data and survey projects they manage. 
8:30 Intro to the Conference Thomas Janoski  
8:45 Political Outcomes of Women from Marginalized Groups throughout the World Melanie Hughes   
10:30 Terrorist Threat, Public Opinion, and Democracy in the Americas Elizabeth Zechmeister  
12:00 Panel Discussion on Comparative Political and Social Data Sets Group discussion over lunch  
1:15 Democratization and Civic Engagement in the Arab World and its Diaspora Amaney Jamal  
3:00 The Impact of Immigration on Democracy in the US Clem Brooks  


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