Building Democracy in Contemporary Peru: Lessons Learned, Challenges and Alternative Perspectives

Nicolas Lynch
Transition and Regression in Peruvian Democracy
Monday, September 19, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
The Politics of Education and Reform in Peru
Tuesday, September 20, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
Seminar for students and Faculty
Thursday, September 21, 12:00 pm, 8108 Social Sciences

Nicolás Lynch (Ph.D., Sociology, New School for Social Research) is Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Ph.D. Program in Social Sciences at the National University of San Marcos in Lima, Perú. Professor Lynch is also a political columnist in the daily La República in Lima. He has published several books, including Los jóvenes rojos de San Marcos, La transición conservadora, Una tragedia sin héroes, and El pensamiento arcaico en la educación peruana. Professor Lynch was formerly Minister of Education, Political Advisor to the President of the Republic of Perú, and President of the Peruvian Sociological Association.