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Political Studies Speaker Series: "Constitutional Transitions" Roundtable

When:
Thursday, November 28, 2019
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Where:
Mackintosh-Corry Hall
Room: D216
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Description:

How do Territorial and Power Configurations Affect Constitutional Transitions?

Constitutional transitions, when major changes to a regime are in question, can create challenging politics.  They can be influenced by preceding conditions (violent, as in Nepal and Ethiopia; relatively peaceful as in Bolivia and Spain), and by the emerging power configuration (clear victor, Nigeria; standoff, Kenya).  The pattern of territorial and other cleavages will influence the design options considered (federal, special autonomy, power-sharing), but outcomes are not foreordained.  The panelists all contributed to a new volume Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions (OUP), edited by Anderson and Choudhry.

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