Observer Editor, Free
U-M Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies Lecture Series.
Mar. 14 & 28 (different times). Talks by U-M and visiting scholars. Mar. 14: Griffith University (Queensland, Australia) government professor Lee Morgenbesser discusses how authoritarian regimes employ prominent citizens to validate flawed election returns in “The Rise of Imitation Election Observers.” Mar. 28: Weiser Center postdoc Ricarda Hammer discusses “The Racial Politics of Citizenship: Anticolonial Imaginaries and the Making of Political Modernity from Haiti.” 5–6:30 p.m. (Mar. 14) & noon–1:30 p.m. (Mar. 28), 555 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. For livestream preregister at ii.umich.edu/wced. Free. 764–0351.