16 November 2012: CT Consults with Tunisian Constituent Assembly and Civil Society in Tunis

On the invitation of the West Asia and North Africa regional office of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), Professor Sujit Choudhry and research fellow Richard Stacey recently traveled to Tunis to lead a seminar on 16 November for members of the Tunisian Constituent Assembly (CA) and civil society on ‘semi-presidential’ […]

28 November 2012: Ellen Lust Discusses Social Ties and Representation at Colloquium Event

On 28 November 2012, the Center for Constitutional Transitions at NYU Law (Constitutional Transitions) welcomed Professor Ellen Lust to present her ongoing research on the interactions between social ties and political representation in the Arab world. The event was the fifth session of the Constitutional Transitions Colloquium. A video recording of the event is available here. Lust, […]

14 November 2012: Mona El-Ghobashy Discusses Egypt’s New Constitution at CT Colloquium

On 14 November 2012, Mona El-Ghobashy led a discussion at the Constitutional Transitions Colloquium on the latest dynamics emerging in Egypt’s constitutional process. El-Ghobashy, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, has closely monitored the evolution of the draft Egyptian constitution. Her presentation synthesized these real-time developments into an analysis of how executive power […]