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Africa Table: Election Violence in Democratizing States: Africa in Comparative Perspective

Join the Center for African Studies for our weekly lunchtime lecture series.
Speaker: Leo Arriola, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, U.C. Berkeley; W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow and Susan Louise Dyer Peace National Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Professor Arriola studies democratization, ethnic politics, and political violence with a focus on African countries. His current research examines how electoral violence affects multiparty competition, power sharing, and state repression. He has conducted field research in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, and Senegal. He has previously been a visiting scholar at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at Notre Dame, a Fulbright scholar at the Institute of Ethiopian Studies at Addis Ababa University, and a visiting researcher at the West African Research Center in Dakar, Senegal.

Details

When:

Wednesday, May 20, 2015. 12:00 PM

Where:

Room 202, Encina Hall West, 417 Galvez Mall

Sponsor:

Center for African Studies

Contact:

650-497-7688
africanstudies@stanford.edu

Admission:

Lunch will be served.