Date: December 16, 2022
Location: Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
Organizers: Michael Dichio (University of Utah) and Igor Logvinenko (Occidental College), sponsored by the Young Fund for Global Political Economy
Friday, December 16 (all held at Occidental College):
Breakfast and coffee (9:00 AM-10:00 AM).
Panel One (10:00 AM- 12:00 PM): Courts and Autocratization Globally
Comparative politics experts present their position papers with our Americanist experts discussing these papers, raising questions, and drawing comparisons with the American case.
Lunch (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
Panel Two (1:00 PM-3:00 PM): Courts and Democratic Backsliding in the U.S.
Americanists present their position papers with our comparativists experts discussing these papers, raising questions, and drawing comparisons.
Panel Three (3:15 PM-4:30 PM): Synthesis
The open-ended discussion will allow us to summarize and comment on anything we have learned and found interesting and new directions for research.
Saturday, December 17:
9:00 AM-11:00 AM Breakfast and discussion of research gaps and possible future research initiatives.