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About Ian R Lamond

Dr Ian R Lamond is a senior lecturer in event studies at Leeds Beckett University. His principle research interests are around events of dissent, activism and civil disobedience. He has published on issues of human rights and LGBT+ rights. He is particularly interested in the eventisation of the political and the emergence of what he calls a democracy of the spectacle.

 

Articles by Ian R Lamond

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Adam Bychawski

Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

La muerte del periodista Vladimir Herzog y la democracia en Brasil

Tanto Jair Bolsonaro como su vicepresidente, Antônio Mourão, son ex militares. La situación en Brasil, inquietantemente, recuerda la de 1964. English

Remembrance of things present: Vladimir Herzog and democracy in contemporary Brazil

Journalist Vladimir Herzog died in custody; his body found hung by his own belt strap from the bars of his cell. The official cause of death was suicide. Few in Brazil accepted this statement.

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