Agenda

CAPERS VI

Columbia-NYU Contemporary African Political Economy Research Seminar
Friday, November 18, 2011

Location: Columbia Political Science Department, 707 International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th Street

Agenda

9:45 – 10:00
Kimuli Kasara, Grant Gordon, and Lauren Young
Opening Welcome

10:00 – 11:00
Leonard Wantchekon
Deliberative Electoral Campaigns and Transitions from Clientelism: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Benin
Discussant: Peter van der Windt

11:00 – 11:15
Break

11:15 – 12:15
Kristin Michelitch
Good Morning Timbuktu! The Impact of Radio in Rural Islamic Africa
Discussant: Kimuli Kasara

12:15 – 1:15
Lunch

1:15 – 2:15
Gwyneth McClendon
Co-ethnicity and Democratic Governance: An Experiment with South African Politicians
Discussant: Devra Moehler

2:15 – 3:15
Elizabeth Sperber
Credible Conversions: Religion and Crosscutting Cleavages in Africa
Discussant: David Stasavage

3:15 – 3:30
Break

3:30 – 4:30
Adam Harris
Differential Determinants of Inter-Ethnic and Immigrant Prejudice: Evidence from South Africa
Discussant: Alex Scacco

4:30 – 5:30
Kanchan Chandra
Chapter from Manuscript,  Constructivist Theories of Ethnic Politics
Discussant: Guy Grossman

5:30 – 5:45
Wrap Up

6:30
Dinner, Africa Kine 256 W 116th St  New York, NY 10026