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Monday October 1, 2012
Carr Center Conference Room
Carlos Blanco presents:
"The Implications of the Venezuelan Elections for Democratic Rule in Latin America"
Carlos Blanco served as Minister for Reform of the State and President of the Presidential Commission for State Reform in Venezuela. Blanco is a Professor at the Universidad Central de Venezuela, Fellow of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, and Visiting Scholar at Boston University, International Relations Department (since 2005). He has been a Research Scholar in the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University.
He has been a TV presenter and he founded and directed a weekly political magazine, Primicia. He has also composed weekly articles for newspapers and magazines. Blanco has been President and Secretary General of the Latin-American Center for Administrative Development (CLAD).
Blanco’s research and teaching focus on questions of political and institutional developments, with emphasis on Venezuela and Latin America. He works in particular on the impact of leftist regimes in that region.
For more information please go to http://www.bu.edu/ir/non-current-faculty-organizer/blanco/