Speaker Series

Schedule Autumn 2017

21 September

The Impact of Informal Institutions on Land Dispute Resolution, Property Rights, and Investment: Long Term Experimental Evidence from Liberia

Alexandra Hartman, Assistant Professor in Political Science and Public Policy, University College of London

30 November

Dr. Omar Garcia-Ponce, Asst. Prof., UC-Davis

For the 2011-2017 lectures, see Previous Speaker Series.


Upcoming events

The Impact of Informal Institutions on Land Dispute Resolution, Property Rights, and Investment: Long Term Experimental Evidence from Liberia

Alexandra Hartman, Assistant Professor in Political Science and Public Policy, University College of London

Alexandra Hartman is an assistant professor at the University College of London. She received her PhD in political science at Yale University, and received her BA at Brown University in international relations. Her dissertation was awarded the APSA APCG-Lynne Rienner Best Dissertation Award in African politics in 2015.   Dr. Hartman’s research interests include the social origins of violence, and how individuals, communities and states construct order. She has conducted field research on questions related to land disputes, access to formal justice, property rights and how violence affect individual and group identity in countries such as Liberia, Egypt and Jordan. Dr. Hartman has published articles in journals such as Journal of Peace Research and American Political Science Review.

The talk will be held at 13.15-14.45 in Hall 3576, Östra Ågatan 19 and is open to the public. Welcome!

Speaker Series

The Speaker Series lectures are open to the public. Unless otherwise indicated, the talks are held at 13.15-14.45 in Room 3576 at the Dept. of Government. Most welcome!