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2016 Unexpected Turnouts (Brexit / Colombia Referendum / US Election)

2016 Unexpected Turnouts (Brexit/Colombia Referendum/US Election) In 2016, elections around the world yielded unforeseen turnouts.  What explains the unexpected results in Britain, USA, and Colombia? Are there any common themes in these elections or can they be explained by the specific context of each country? What challenges to democracy come from these cases?  The Stanford Program in Law & Society invites you to an interdisciplinary panel of experts discussing these cases from a comparative perspective.  Featuring PROFESSOR PAMELA S. KARLAN Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law, Stanford Law School PROFESSOR LARRY DIAMOND Professor of Political Science and Sociology; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies PROFESSOR HÉCTOR HOYOS Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Stanford Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages



Thursday, February 9, 2017. 06:00 PM


Room 280B, Crown Quadrangle, Stanford Law School, 559 Nathan Abbott Way


Center for Latin American Studies, Stanford Program in Law & Society


(650) 725-0383