WHAT: Conference: “The Question of NGOs: Citizen Participation and Political Representation in Democracy”
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 5, 2005
9:30 p.m. — 1 p.m.
WHERE: Life Cycle Institute, Room 201
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave., NE
DETAILS: Catholic University’s Life Cycle Institute and Center for the Study of Culture and Values will hold “The Question of NGOs: Citizen Participation and Political Representation in Democracy,” a mini-conference designed to examine the effects — both positive and negative — non-governmental organizations have in democracies.
o Samuel Barnes, professor, German and European studies, Georgetown University
o Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor, politics, The Catholic University of America
o Michael Howard, a fellow at the Center for Democracy and the Third Sector, a public policy institute based at Georgetown University
o Giovanni Moro, president of FONDACA (Active Citizenship Foundation), an Italian NGO with a focus on citizen participation, based in Rome
o John K. White, professor, politics, The Catholic University of America
o Jane Flax, professor, political science, Howard University
o Michael Foley, associate professor, politics, The Catholic University of America
o John Kromkowski, associate professor, politics, The Catholic University of America
o Meredith Weiss, a fellow at the East-West Center, a Washington, D.C., think tank
o Nevzer Stacey, president of HasNa Inc., an NGO serving Turkey and Cyprus, based in Washington, D.C.
The workshop is free and open to the public and includes a luncheon. R.s.v.p. (required for luncheon only) should be directed to Woinishet Negash at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, contact Stephen Schneck, politics department chair and director of the Life Cycle Institute, at Schneck@cua.edu.
SPONSORS: Life Cycle Institute
Center for the Study of Culture and Values
MEDIA: To cover the event, contact Katie Lee or Chris Harrison in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600.
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