Venezuela: Is there a peaceful solution?

Professor Edgardo Lander, Central University of Caracas, in conversation with Norwegian scholars and the director of the Nansen Center for Peace and Dialogue.



The current crisis in Venezuela is about democracy, economy and security. Poverty, scarcity, and human rights abuses are increasing, while social indicators are plummeting. Is there a peaceful, democratic way out of this crisis?

Edgardo Lander is Professor of sociology at the Central University of Caracas, and one of the leading thinkers and writers on the left in Venezuela.

Hear him in conversation with:

Iselin Åsedotter Strønen, University of Bergen and Chr. Michelsen Institute

Leiv Marsteintredet, University of Bergen

Alfredo Zamudio, Director of the Nansen Center for Peace and Dialogue


Moderator is Benedicte Bull, Professor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo.

The event is a cooperation between NorLARNet and the Nobel Peace Center.

The debate will take place in English and is free and open for everyone.



Published Sep. 4, 2017 1:34 PM - Last modified Sep. 12, 2017 9:07 AM