Humanities Center Lecture on Democratization in Latin America

April 11, 2022
Submitted By: Nicholas Ealy

The University of Hartford Humanities Center Lecture Series for Spring 2022, focusing on the theme of “Fearing the Unknown: Irrationality, Anti-Politics and Conspiracy Theories,” continues Tuesday, April 12 from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. on Zoom.

The fifth lecture is “Today’s Polarization, Civil Society, and Democratization in Latin America” by Dr. María Pilar García-Guadilla, Professor of Urban Planning, Political Science, and Sustainable Development at the Universidad Simón Bolívar (Caracas, Venezuela). In this talk, she will address the erosive impact of “pernicious” polarization, mobilization, and protests on Latin American Democracies.

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