The Swedish Forum for Human Rights (MRdagarna) gathers domestic and international human rights activists in Sweden. Svein-Erik Helle participated in panel on shrinking democratic space in East Africa.
Most of the project team are spending the week at the annual meeting of the African Studies Association in Atlanta and will host a panel on Friday morning on democratic rollback in Africa.
The Breaking BAD project team was invited to participate in a project workshop for a newly launched project on civil resistance and democratization, titled 'Securing the Victory? Understanding Dynamics of Short-run and Long-term Success in Popular Uprisings and Democratization'.