18/10/2016 - Identity Politics

Iberoamerican Centre (IAC) of Metropolitan University Prague in cooperation with American Center in Prague and U.S. Embassy Prague cordially invite you to the next round of expert debates concerning the region of the Americas "Identity Politics: Thinking about Groups in the 2016 Elections".

Open lecture pronounced by prof. Ricardo Ramirez, University of Notre Dame, U.S.A.
hosted and moderated by prof. Kateřina Březinová, Head of the Iberoamerican Centre at Metropolitan University Prague

VENUE: MUP Praha-Strašnice building, Dubečská 900/10, room No. 117

TIME: Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 15:00–16:30

  • How do the politics of race and ethnicity shape American political behaviour?
  • What are the causes and consequences of increasing diversity among elected officials in the U.S.?
  • How can we understand the transformation of civic and political participation in American democracy by focusing on the effects of political context on participation, the political mobilization of and outreach to Latino immigrants and other minority groups?

Prof. Ricardo Ramirez is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame and coeditor of Transforming Politics, Transforming America: The Political and Civic Incorporation of Immigrants in the United States.