The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) will hold its Eleventh Annual Conference titled, “The Middle East and Africa: Tradition, Evolution, and Revolution,” November 1 – 3, 2018 at the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C.
A selected round-up of democracy in the news. All opinions are those of their respective owners and do not reflect the opinions of H-Democracy.
The Media & Democracy program of the Social Science Research Council is hosting a workshop titled "Media, Technology, and Democracy in Historical Context" in New York City on December 13 and 14, 2018. Proposals (250-500 word abstracts, CV) are due August 10, 2018. Travel and accommodations of workshop participants will be covered by the organizers.
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The articles in this issue of Contention assess the complicating phenomena of social movements, examining issues of system justification, local community responses to hate, the balancing of online and offline protest, and the role of government and media elites in circumventing the rise of protest movements.
Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal: www.berghahnjournals.com/contention
Volume 6, Issue 1