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The Specter of Global China: Contesting the Fractured and Flexible Power of Chinese Investment in Africa

April 30, 2014

Drawing on data collected through comparative ethnographic fieldwork on Chinese investments in Zambia in the past five years, this talk seeks to answer the questions: What is the peculiarity of...

Crowdsourcing in Policy-Making: The Impact of Blended Expertise on Law-Making Process

October 3, 2013

AbstractThis talk reports on a study about the impact of crowdsourcing on a law-making process in Finland.

The Power of 'Open': Collective Intelligence, Crowdsourcing and Co-creation

October 18, 2012

AbstractThe manifestations of 'open' are permeating the society enabled by the rise of participatory culture and improved communication technologies.

Democratic Transitions and Development in Africa: Beyond Prebendalist Systems

April 25, 2012

 Abstract: Systemic corruption undermines state capacity, imperils socio-economic development, and diminishes democracy. In his Nairobi speech as a U.S.

Developmental Governance and the African Predicament: Research and Policy in the Obama Era

January 14, 2010

Professor Joseph previously taught at Emory University, Dartmouth College, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of Ibadan (Nigeria), and the University of Khartoum (Sudan)....

10th United Nations Association Film Festival

October 25, 2007

UNAFF, which is now completing its first decade, was originally conceived to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Local Government in South Africa

April 4, 2007

Barak Hoffman recently defended his doctoral dissertation at UCLA.

Political Reform in the Middle East: How Far Is It Going?

April 27, 2005

Marina S. Ottaway specializes in democracy and post-conflict reconstruction issues.

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