Dr. Maciej Bartkowski
Senior Director, Education & Research
International Center on Nonviolent Conflict
Negotiations and use of nonviolent actions are interlinked and play an important role in forcing bottom-up and also top-down, elite-actor transitions will be reviewed as a segue to a discussion about movement-centered attributes and mechanisms, including openness to negotiations, consultations and coalition building –by which broad-based nonviolent movements facilitate democratization and successful democratic transitions. The talk will draw on historical cases as well as current cases of transition to democracy in the Middle East.
- Bartkowski, Maciej & Kurtz, Les. Egypt: How to Negotiate the Transition. Lessons from Poland and China.
- Tregub, Olena & Shulyar, Oksana. The Struggle After People Power Wins.