SOAS University of London

Department of Development Studies

Revolutions and Development

Vicken Chetarian (Development Studies, SOAS)

Date: 29 October 2013Time: 5:00 PM

Finishes: 29 October 2013Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: G50

Type of Event: Seminar

Are revolutions caused by under-development? Do revolutions lead to development, or, one might put it in terms used by 20th century revolutionaries themselves, to modernization? By revisiting the collapse of the Soviet experiment, the post-communist or colour revolutions, as well as the on-going Arab revolt, this presentation will discuss how understanding of revolutions their causes and their objectives has evolved in the last two decades.

Organiser: Dr Paolo Novak & Dr Dae-oup Chang

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