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Workshop On Global South Agency Through Regional Institutions


Global South Agency through Regional Institutions

Latin America, Asia, and Africa


Tuesday, April 2, 2019  |  10:45am-4:30pm  |  Hall Building, H 1220


Schedule of Events:

10:45-11:00         Introduction

11:00-12:00        The Limits of Non-Hegemonic Agency: Three Paradigmatic Cases from Latin America
Dr. Carsten-Andreas Schulz, Assistant Professor, Instituto de Ciencia Política, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

12:00-1:00           The Functional Logic of ASEAN
Dr. Joel Ng, Research Fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nayang Technological University, Singapore

1:00-2:00             Lunch

2:00-3:00             African Agency through Regional Institutions for International Criminal Justice
Dr. Nicole De Silva, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Concordia University

3:00-3:15             Coffee

3:15-4:15             Explaining the Empowerment of Regional Parliaments in Non-Democratic Regions: The Case of the ECOWAS
Dr. Densua Mumford, Assistant Professor of International Relations, Leiden University, The Hague

4:15-4:30             Conclusion

Convened by Dr. Nicole De Silva, with support from Concordia’s Department of Political Science and African Studies Working Group.


 Registration is highly appreciated but not required. All are welcome.

 For the link to the registration form, please email

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