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Pakistan Hub webinar series

Deepening Democracy: The Role of Associational Politics

27 May 2021 14:30–15:45

The panel discusses the importance of associational capabilities and civic action in building citizen trust in democratic institutions.

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The panel will discuss the importance of associational capabilities and civic action in building citizen trust in democratic institutions. It examines the impact of differences in associational capabilities across regions in India and Pakistan and its impact on trust in democracy. It also discusses the types of institutions that are needed in democratic polities to strengthen associational capabilities and build trust in the political system.

Panelists

  • Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner, Assistant Professor of Politics & Global Studies at the University of Virginia
  • Patrick Heller, Lyn Crost Professor of Social Sciences and professor of Sociology and International Studies at Brown University
  • Umair JavedAssistant Professor of Political Sociology at LUMS and a Fellow of MHRC

Moderator 

Shandana Khan Mohmand, Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies and coordinator of the Pakistan Hub.

Date: 27th May 2021 

Time: 2:30 UK/ 6:30 Pakistan

Location: Watch the events live on the LUMS Facebook page.

This event is part of the Mahbub ul Haq Research Centre‘s (based in the Lahore University of Management Sciences) Political Economy of Development Series.

A long-term partnership between Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has led to the Pakistan Hub, a space that convenes diverse perspectives from within and about Pakistan globallyBy encouraging collaboration, knowledge sharing, mutual learning and partnerships, the Pakistan Hub aims to strengthen development thinking and practice including policy impact and the generation of actionable solutions to challenges from climate change to poverty and injustice.  

 

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India Pakistan

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