Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Valerie Sperling -- Trials and Tribulations: Russia and the European Court of Human Rights

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

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"Trials and Tribulations: Russia and the European Court of Human Rights,"  with Valerie Sperling, Associate Professor of Political Science, Clark University. Sperling recently published a book titled "Altered States: The Globalization of Accountability" (about the effects of globalization on liberal democratic state-building.) and is also well known for her book "Organizing Women in Contemporary Russia: Engendering Transition."

Her research interests include state-society relations, social movements, gender politics, patriotism, and state-building in the post-communist region. 

Location: Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street.