History, Land, and Rebellion: Explaining Durable Separatist Conflict in the Modern World
Project on Democracy and Development
Benjamin Smith (University of Florida)
Date/Time: 04/13/11 at 4:30 pm - 04/13/11 at 5:30 pm
Benjamin Smith is an associate professor of political science at the University of Florida. His research focuses on separatist conflicts, regime change and democratization, and the politics of resource wealth. He is currently working on a book exploring the long-term factors that shape the success of separatist movements. Smith’s book, Hard Times in the Lands of Plenty: Oil Politics in Iran and Indonesia, was published in 2007. Ph.D. University of Washington.
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