April 19th, 12pm | Hughes Formal Lounge
The governance of diverse societies is not only at the top of research agendas but also exceptionally salient in an age of rising tensions related to diversity. The American University School of Public Affairs invites you to a roundtable on “Governing Diverse Societies: Challenges and Institutional Responses” on April 19, 2017, 12-2 pm. Our roundtable will cover institutional responses, including electoral systems, ethnoregional parties, consociational agreements, and decentralized governance arrangements. Speakers bring to the table insights from around the world, including Pakistan, Lebanon, Egypt, and Ireland.
- David Lublin: Electoral Systems, Decentralization and Ethnoregional Parties
- Kimberly Cowell-Meyers: The Decline of Consociational Agreements: The Case of Northern Ireland
- Khaldoun AbouAssi: Institutional Arrangements of Development and Governance in Diverse Societies
- Diane Singerman: Subnational Institutional Design in Cairo: Centralized Local Control?