Violence and Citizenship in Post-Authoritarian Latin America
Friday, March 7, 2008 - Princeton University

Welcoming Remarks

  • Katherine Newman (Princeton, PIIRS Director)
  • Deborah Yashar (Princeton, Co-Director of Democracy and Development Project)

Panel I: The Changing Face of Violence & Inequality  
Chair / Discussant: Atul Kohli (Princeton, Co-Director of Democracy and Development Project)

  • Juan Méndez (International Center for Transitional Justice)
  • Diane Davis (MIT)
  • Philippe Bourgois (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Michael Shifter (Inter-American Dialogue)

Panel II: Illicit Economies and Armed Organizations
Chair / Discussant: Mark Beissinger (Princeton University)

  • Enrique Desmond Arias (CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice)
  • Peter Andreas (Brown University)
  • José Miguel Cruz (Vanderbilt & University of Central America, El Salvador)
  • Michael Kenney (Penn State Harrisburg)

Panel III: Latin America’s Police: Advancing Citizen Security?
Chair / Discussant: Kent Eaton (UC Santa Cruz)

  • Lucia Dammert (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars & FLACSO - Chile)
  • Mark Ungar (CUNY Brooklyn College & the Graduate Center)
  • Daniel Brinks (University of Texas - Austin)

Panel IV: Violence, Law and Citizenship
Chair / Discussant: Deborah Yashar (Princeton University)

  • Hugo Frühling (Center for the Study of Citizen Security, University of Chile)
  • Consuelo Cruz  (Tufts University)
  • James Holston (University of California, Berkeley)


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