Event co-hosted by SNF Agora Institute, Renew Democracy Initiative brings together leading experts to discuss the rise of populist movements and the threat they pose to democracy around the globe.
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SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins and Renew Democracy Initiative will co-host a daylong conference featuring more than 20 leading pundits, policymakers, scholars, and journalists.
JHU political scientist Yascha Mounk joins Freedom House president Michael Abramowitz and journalists Karen DeYoung and Elise Labott for a discussion of democracy’s downward trend.
SNF Agora Institute sponsors roundtable with Maryland’s Larry Hogan, New Hampshire’s Chris Sununu, and Pennsylvania’s Tom Wolf.
The SNF Agora Institute sponsored a PBS NewsHour event, “Divided Nation, United States,” to try to uncover how three governors work with their opposing-party legislatures, relate to their constituents, and define success.
On Feb. 11, join us for the first event of Democracy Dialogues, an ongoing series of conversations with JHU President Ron Daniels and a diverse group of scholars, policymakers, journalists, citizens, and practitioners. This first conversation will address the complex relationship between technology and democracy with Zeynep Tufekci and Alec Ross, both of whom have been at the forefront of this issue.
Course participants will put their skills to the test Friday in public debate at FastForward U Homewood.
‘Divided Nation, United States,’ co-hosted by JHU’s Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute and PBS NewsHour, will feature Maryland’s Larry Hogan, Pennsylvania’s Tom Wolf, and New Hampshire’s Chris Sununu.
On Wednesday, Jan. 16, Daniel Ziblatt, Eaton Professor of the Science of Government at Harvard University and visiting scholar for the SNF Agora Institute, will discuss his latest book, How Democracies Die, at Mason Hall.
The event is free, but tickets are required.
His recent work explores the rise of far-right populism and the threat it poses to established liberal democracies in North America, Europe.