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The Capitol Coup One Year Later: How Research can Assess and Counter Threats to Democracy | GWU Institute for Data, Democracy, and Politics

January 6 - January 7

The George Washington University’s Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics (IDDP) and The University of North Carolina’s Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP) invite you to join them for The Capitol Coup One Year Later: How Research Can Assess and Counter Threats to Democracy, a two day conference exploring key questions surrounding January 6, 2021.

Day One features a keynote talk from Emily Van Duyn on the theme of “How does our research help us understand what happened on January 6?”

Dr. Emily Van Duyn is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Before coming to Illinois, Van Duyn earned her PhD in Communication Studies at The University of Texas at Austin and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University with the Program on Democracy and the Internet. Her research explores why people talk (or do not talk) about politics and the role of digital media in facilitating a space for community and political discourse.

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Venue

George Washington Univeristy
Washington D.C, District of Columbia