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Book Talk: The Politics of Police Reform

May 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am EDT

The police in the post-Soviet space remain one of the least reformed institutions, despite broader democratic transformations. Erica Marat will use her new book to examine the conditions under which a meaningful transformation of the police is likely to succeed, using case studies from Ukraine, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan. The panel will discuss policing as a reflection of a complex society bound together by a web of casual interactions and political structures.Speakers
**Erica Marat, Associate Professor and Director of Homeland Defense Fellowship Program, National Defense University; Former Fellow, Wilson Center
**Lauren McCarthy, Associate Professor of Political Science and Legal Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Former Title VIII Research Scholar, Kennan Institute
WHEN:
Friday, May 11
9:00 am – 10:00 am
WHERE:
Wilson Center – 6th Floor Board Room
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania, Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Phone: 202.691.4000
To RSVP: http://pages.wilsoncenter.org/20180511-MaratPoliceReform_Registration.html
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/book-talk-the-politics-police-reform

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Date:
May 11, 2018
Time:
9:00 am