The Center for the Study of Democracy present

“'Stripped Down' or Reconfigured Democracy?”  
with David Farrell, Chair of Politics, University College Dublin

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
12:00-1:30 p.m.
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway (SBSG), Room 1321

David Farrell is chair of politics at University College Dublin. Prior to that, he was professor and head of Social Sciences at the University of Manchester. Farrell is a specialist in parties, elections, and electoral systems. He edits the journal, Party Politics. His most recent book, Political Parties and Democratic Linkage (Oxford University Press, 2011; co-authored with Russell Dalton and Ian McAllister) won the 2012 GESIS Klingemann prize for the best CSES scholarship. His current work focuses on the use of deliberative approaches in debates over constitutional reform and in that capacity he is currently the research director of the Irish Constitutional Convention ( He is an international affiliate of the Center for the Study of Democracy at UCI.

Please RSVP to as lunch will be provided. 

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