Rural Development in China and East Asia: Achieving Modernization through Campaign-Style Mobilization
A guest lecture by Professor Kristin Looney of Georgetown University.
"Trends and Prospects in Development"
TRENDS AND PROSPECTS IN DEVELOPMENT
A Conference organized by the Institute for the Study of International Development
Thomson House Ballroom
30 March 2023
Roundtable – Trends and Prospects in Development
Guest lecture by Nicholas Smith
Authoritarian turn and dehumanization: roots of the fall of the Peruvian democracy
After a long-standing political crisis, on December 2022, Peru's government has once again took an authoritarian turn. As a result, the political rights of mobilized citizens have been suppressed, giving rise to a period of acute turmoil, where 60 people have lost their lives, at least 48 of them due to State violence. To legitimize repression, the State has been using a sustained strategy of criminalization of protesters, particularly targeting grassroots activists and Indigenous movements.