Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


Understanding Democratic Transitions and Consolidation from Case Studies: Lessons for Democracy Assistance  
CDDRL Conference

Date and Time
March 5, 2007 - March 6, 2007
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

RSVP Required by 5PM March 2

Michael A. McFaul - Stanford University
Larry Diamond - Stanford University
Terry L. Karl - Stanford University
Kathryn Stoner (moderator) - Stanford University

The purpose of this conference is to review and rethink the collective knowledge on the theory and practice of democratization and foreign democratic assistance. Some of the main topics of review and discussion include the paths and conditions for democratic transitions; rules and procedures for democratic consolidations; guidelines for foreign assistance for democratic promotion and consolidation.

The conference will gather 30 scholars working at the forefront of the theoretical and empirical research on the subject.

The conference is co-sponsored by the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law and the National Academy of Sciences.

Oksenberg Conference Room
Encina Hall, 3rd floor
616 Serra St.
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
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FSI Contact
Ganka Hadjipetrova

Non-FSI Contact
Tabitha Benney
National Academy of Sciences
(202) 334-3064