Democratic Backsliding in the Balkans
Thursday, June 4th, 1pm EST
Through a comparative analysis, including Bosnia and Croatia, the panel examined how EU accession and membership, subnational levels of democracy, and the extent to which the independent media and the judicial framework remained autonomous, may have contributed to democratic de-consolidation and the rise of authoritarianism.
Jelena Džankić (European U Institute, Italy)
Damir Kapidžić (U of Sarajevo, Bosnia)
Dario Čepo (U of Zagreb, Croatia)
Moderator: Mila Dragojević (U of the South, Sewanee, US), Coordinator the ASN Convention Program Committee Balkans section.