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Scholarly Publications

International Influences on Democratic Transitions: The Successful Case of Chile

July 2008

What was the international impact on the Chilean transition to democracy?  How much influence was there from international aid both from countries themselves as well as from organizations outside...

Political Change in China: Comparisons with Taiwan

June 2008

How might China become a democracy? And what lessons, if any, might Taiwan's experience of democratization hold for China's future?

Debt Relief

January 2000

At the Gleneagles summit in July 2005, the heads of state from the G-8 countries - the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia and the United Kingdom - called on the...

Other Publications

Crowdsourcing for Democracy: New Era in Policy-Making

December 2012

By drawing on several cases around the world, this book illuminates the role of crowdsourcing in policy-making.

News

Liberation technology seminar series debuts on Sept 26

September 2013

The Liberation technology seminar series starts on Sept 26 and will take place every Thursday until Dec 5 (except Nov 28). For further details, read on.

Crowdsourcing for Democracy: New Era in Policy-Making

January 2013

Our visiting scholar, Tanja Aitamurto, has published a book 'Crowd sourcing for democracy'.

Five foreign policy questions for Obama and Romney

October 2012

With the third and final debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney set to focus on foreign policy, researchers from the Freeman Spogli Institute ask the questions they want answered and...

Events

Putin's Russia: The Challenges Of Engagement

October 17, 2013

John Sloan was appointed Canada’s ambassador to the Russian Federation, Armenia and Uzbekistan in August 2010.

Direct Diplomacy in Iran: the Internet as a Platform for Foreign Policy

September 26, 2013

               Abstract Digital technologies have brought disruption to political systems throughout the world, it is disrupting the practice of diplomacy.

Roundtable on Democracy Promotion - Future Directions for Canadian Democracy Promotion

April 16, 2013

Roundtable on Democracy Promotion Future Directions for Canadian Democracy Promotion Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law Stanford University 16 April 2013 Agenda 9:00-9:45...

Projects

History, Memory and Reconciliation

This series will examine scholarly and institutional efforts to create new national narratives that walk the fine line between before and after, memory and truth, compensation and reconciliation,...
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