The Center for the Study of Democracy Brown Bag Lunch series presents
“Freedom Rising: Human Empowerment and the Quest for Emancipation”
with Christian Welzel, Leuphana University
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway (SBSG), Room 1321
Christian Welzel is a political culture research professor at Leuphana University, Germany and President emeritus of the World Values Surveys. He is also a special consultant at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research at the Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg Russia. His research focuses on human empowerment, emancipative values, cultural change, and democratization. A recipient of various large-scale grants, Welzel is the author of more than a hundred scholarly publications. Besides his just published Freedom Rising (2013), his most recent books include: The Civic Culture Transformed (with Russell J. Dalton, forthcoming); Democratization (with Christian Haerpfer, Ronald Inglehart and Patrick Bernhagen, 2009) and Modernization, Cultural Change and Democracy (with Ronald Inglehart, 2005).
Please RSVP by February 24 to firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan on attending. Lunch will be provided.
For further information, please contact Shani Brasier, 949-824-2904 or email@example.com.