Patrons, clients, brokers and populists: Research in South Africa and Latin America

Event type: 
Seminar
Date and time: 
Tuesday, 8 August, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:30
Presenter(s): 
Professor Robert Mattes, Sarah Lockwood, and Dr. Robert Nyenhuis
Venue: 
CSSR Seminar Room 4.29, Level 4 Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus
Abstract / Description: 

 Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa will host a composite seminar with Professor Robert Mattes, Sarah Lockwood, and Dr. Robert Nyenhuis. Professor Mattes will present work exploring the patron-client relationship between MPs and constituents. Ms. Lockwood will discuss protest brokers in South African cities. And Dr. Nyenhuis will speak about his research on populism in Latin America.