EGAP 16: University of Cape Town, March 2016

A critical challenge facing governance is that of dealing with social violence in its various manifestations – addressing its causes, managing it in more constructive ways and seeking to prevent it through building more cohesive and peaceful societies. This workshop aims to highlight experimental research that explores the causes and dynamics of conflict and violence, as well as approaches to preventing or resolving violence, particularly interventions that address the root causes of conflict, and promote social cohesion.
 
Friday, March 11
Saturday, March 12
  • 8:45 - Coffee and Light Breakfast
  • 9:15-10:15 - Andrés Moya: Influence of Exposure to Violence on Pessimism and Economic Decision-making (Paper)
  • 10:15-11:15 - Evan Lieberman: Can Validated Participation Boost Active Citizenship Around Education? (Research Design)
  • 11:15-11:45 - BREAK
  • 11:45-12:45 - Rebecca Wolfe, Mike Findley: Challenges of Conducting Experiments in Conflict Situations (Panel)
  • 12:45-14:00 - LUNCH
  • 14:00-15:00 - Miriam Golden: Voter Responses to Corruption and Misgovernance as a Leadership Problem (Brainstorming session)
  • 15:00-15:30 - BREAK
  • 16:00 - Depart for Groot Constantia
  • 19:00 - Dinner at Jonkershuis
 
Participants
  • Vanessa Barolsky
  • Sufiya Bray
  • Justine Burns
  • Eric Coleman
  • Eric Dickson
  • Mike Findley
  • Miriam Golden
  • Guy Grossman
  • Leigh Hamilton
  • Susan Hyde
  • Evan Lieberman
  • Matt Lisiecki
  • Peter Loewen
  • Abby Long
  • Robert Mattes
  • Andrés Moya
  • Franklin Oduro
  • Nachama Rosen
  • Daniel Rubenson
  • Annette Seegers
  • Tsholofelo Sesanga
  • Hugo van der Merwe
  • Juan Vargas
  • Rebecca Wolfe