The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University’s Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies is an interdisciplinary center that bridges the worlds of scholarship and policy. Its weekly seminars feature research related to the many dimensions of social, political, and economic development, and seek to understand how countries can become more democratic, just, and well-governed.
2022 Fall Seminar Schedule:
Sept 27 - Struggles for Political Change in the Arab World
Oct 4 - The Representation Trap: How and Why Muslims Struggle to Maintain Power in India
Oct 11 - Automated Repression
Oct 18 - Ambition Without Democracy: Changing Selection Rules and Candidate Risk Attitudes
Oct 25 - Election Panel
Nov 1 - Defining Bureaucratic Autonomy
Nov 8 - Gender Quotas & Public Service Provision in India
Nov 15 - Religious Cycles of Government Responsiveness
Nov 29 - Geographies of Protest in Jordan
Dec 6 - Local Leaders, Dispute Arbitration, & Violence in Nigeria
Follow our events and publications at https://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu.