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PUBLICATION: Identity Policies of Education: Struggles for Inclusion and Exclusion in Peru and Colombia - Lorenza Fontana

October 11, 2018
Lorenza Fontana was a Marie Curie Global Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs in 2017-2018, and is now an assistant professor of international politics at Newcastle University, UK.

A revised version of this paper is forthcoming in the Journal of Education Policy,
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Turnout and Voter Insecurity in the French Elections

November 2, 2017

Do economically vulnerable voters care more than the average voter about politics and elections—or less? Weatherhead Scholars Program Fellow Adrien Abecassis, former political advisor to French President François Hollande, offers three explanations.

https://epicenter.wcfia.harvard.edu/blog/turnout-and-voter-insecurity-french-elections


Adrien Abecassis, Weatherhead Scholars Program Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

Weatherhead Scholars Program Fellow Adrien Abecassis is a diplomat at the Ministry of...

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British Journal of Sociology - Special Issue on Post-Brexit and Trump Politics

November 1, 2017

The British Journal of Sociology presents a specia issue in November 2017 containing reflections on the US election and related political developments in Europe, such as the 'Brexit' referendum in the UK. 

The aim of the collection is to ask how can we understand the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, and what sense sociologists in particular can make of the political events that are now shaping political and social life in the US, the UK, and elsewhere. We will examine the dimensions of sociology to which the election...

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The Canadian Model of Diversity: Contemporary Challenges and Opportunities

October 20, 2017

This conference is open to the public.

Canadian society has several aspects that make study of it crucial to understanding global challenges in the twenty-first century. These include migration issues, religious diversity, and the struggle of Aboriginal peoples and minority nations in quest for recognition. The aim of this conference is to analyze the Canadian experience through all its diversity, and to emphasize the decisive contributions of Canadian scholars in these different fields.

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Social Inclusion and Poverty Eradication

November 17, 2016

Social exclusion and poverty are interrelated in multiple and complex ways, depending on the context in which they occur. Poverty is not only about income or material deprivations, but also interferes with human development and full participation in society. Conversely, members of groups who suffer exclusionary treatment may be victims of economic discrimination and eventually fall into poverty, but not all members of socially excluded groups are poor. In brief, we need a better understanding of the complex multiple ways that social exclusion and poverty are interrelated and the...

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