Dictatorship and Information: Autocratic Regime Resilience in Communist Europe and China

January 16, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
5:00 PM
Pembroke Hall 305
172 Meeting Street

Martin K. Dimitrov is Associate Professor of Political Science at Tulane University.  Dimitrov received his PhD from Stanford University in 2004 and has held residential fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; the American Academy in Berlin; the Aleksanteri Institute in Helsinki; the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Notre Dame; the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford; the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard; and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard.  He is a member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations.  Dimitrov’s books include Piracy and the State: The Politics of Intellectual Property Rights in China  (Cambridge University Press, 2009) and Why Communism Did Not Collapse: Understanding Authoritarian Regime Resilience in Asia and Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2013).  He is currently working on a book manuscript entitled Dictatorship and Information: Autocratic Regime Resilience in Communist Europe and China.

Sponsored by the Pembroke Center and the Goldberger Lectureship