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The Cowl: Former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos Visits Pc, Andres Taborda Apr 2013

The Cowl: Former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos Visits Pc, Andres Taborda

Symposium on Peacebuilding and Justice

An article from PC's student newspaper, The Cowl, describing the Lagos lecture.


Lynch Poster, Mark Lynch Apr 2013

Lynch Poster, Mark Lynch

Symposium on Peacebuilding and Justice

Poster promoting Lynch lecture


Lagos Poster, Ricardo Lagos Apr 2013

Lagos Poster, Ricardo Lagos

Symposium on Peacebuilding and Justice

Poster promoting the Lagos lecture


The Role Of Islamist Political Parties In Tunisia And Egypt In The Wake Of The Arab Spring, Sean Sweeney Apr 2013

The Role Of Islamist Political Parties In Tunisia And Egypt In The Wake Of The Arab Spring, Sean Sweeney

Related Scholarship: Symposium on Peacebuilding and Justice

The Arab Spring, with a call for a more democratic system of governance, was a phenomenon that will continue to shape the political and social spheres of the Arab world for generations to come. This paper focuses on answering the question of to what extent Islamist political parties, having recently won majorities within the preliminary governments in the two countries, will use an ever-changing Islam religion within the formation of their fledgling governments and constitutions.


The Rise Of Religious Parties In Turkey And India, Hannah Donovan Apr 2013

The Rise Of Religious Parties In Turkey And India, Hannah Donovan

Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

This project examines the rise of religious parties in secular democracies. In both Turkey and India, religious parties have enjoyed electoral successes (and failures). While religion is a significant issue to voters, it is oftentimes the persistence of economic problems that leads to the rise and fall of religious parties. The impact of coalition governments, change in political rhetoric, and relationship between government and religion in both countries are also analyzed and contrasted.