Lecture: "Constituent Power in Latin America"Date: 10.16.2013
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Pauling Hall 216
Join Soka University and the Pacific Basin Research Center (PBRC) for a lecture by Maxwell Cameron, PhD on "Constituent Power in Latin America."
Maxwell A. Cameron (PhD Berkeley, 1989) teaches at the University of British Columbia in the Department of Political Science where he directs the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions. His research and teaching focuses on problems of democracy and constitutionalism, with a focus on the separation of powers. His publications include: Strong Constitutions: Social-Cognitive Origins of the Separation of Powers (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013), “Federalism and the Subnational Separation of Powers,” Publius: The Journal of Federalism, (Spring 2005, with Tulia Falleti); “Texts, Media, and Constituent Power: Latin America from ancient to modern times,” Canadian Journal of Latin American Studies (2010). At the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Cameron is working on constitutional reform and citizen engagement.
Website of Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions: http://www.democracy.arts.ubc.ca/
This lecture is sponsored by the Pacific Basin Research Center at Soka University.