Forum: "Foro Urgente—La Democracia en Juicio: Derechos Mapuche y Gobernabilidad Democrática en Chile y Argentina"
Thu, February 3, 2011 • 1:15 PM - 5:00 PM • Hackett Room, SRH 1.313
Claudia Briones, Universidad Nacional de Rio Negro
Luis E. Carcamo-Huechante, University of Texas at Austin
Pablo Mariman, Centro de Estudious y Documentacion Mapuche Liwen
Jennifer Pribble, University of Richmond
Patricia Richards, University of Georgia
This event will examine a crucial question for theorists of democracy in Latin America: How to reconcile the glowing evaluations of Chilean democracy in general with the bitter conflicts and critiques brought to the fore with a focus on indigenous rights? Are indigenous activists extremists, or is democratic process in Chile seriously flawed in the area of cultural rights?
For more information, contact Paloma Diaz.