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CfP Democracy and Participation in Latin America (University of Sussex)

The Sussex conference on “Democracy and Participation in Latin America” is designed to encourage lateral thinking on this important topic by considering a wide range of perspectives across disciplines, and by reaching out to both scholars and practitioners working on this subject. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

1. Citizen participation in elections
2. Transparency, corruption and participation
3. Civil society and social movements
4. Human rights
5. Democracy and development (i.e. social, economic, cultural)
6. Dictatorships, political violence and its memory, and the pursuit of democracy
7. Cultural movements

If you are interested in presenting a paper at the conference, please submit a 300-word-abstract by January 30, 2015 to with the subject “Democracy and Participation”.

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