Whither the Arab World? Revisiting Democratic Transition Theory

Thu, 2014-11-06 09:00 - Fri, 2014-11-07 18:00

2014 Conference of the Kuwait Program at Sciences Po.

Whither the Arab World?
Revisiting Democratic Transition Theory

Conference chaired by
Ghassan Salamé, Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs

Thursday 6th and Friday 7th November 2014
From 9:00am to 6:00pm each day
Maison de l'Amérique Latine, 217 Boulevard Saint Germain, 75007

Please see the detailed conference program

You may register for as many individual sessions as you like.

Registration by midday on Wednesday 5th November
Sciences Po students: please register via the online form
External guests: please RSVP to program.kuwait@sciencespo.fr

The 2014 Kuwait Program Conference will bring together over thirty distinguished professors and leading experts to discuss economic and political changes during transitions from a multidisciplinary perspective, with a special focus on the Arab world.

On Thursday 6th, panel discussions will cover fiscal issues, finance and power, entrepreneurs and growth and labour issues.

On Friday 7th, panel discussions will cover constitutional debates, rebuilding political landscapes, armed forces and transitional justice.

Based at PSIA, the Kuwait Program at Sciences Po is a unique partnership between Sciences Po and the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences.

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