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“The Global Democratic Recession. And How to Reverse It” with Larry Diamond

Dr. Larry Diamond discusses a deepening global recession of freedom and democracy since 2006, which has accelerated in recent years with the spread of authoritarian populism. He identifies causes…

From  Tracy Bee on December 6th, 2020 43 plays 0  

The Civil Rights Movement and Grassroots Democracy: A Discussion with Charles E. Cobb

Fifty-six years ago, a small group of young people risked their lives to bring democracy and freedom to a totalitarian state. The state was Mississippi. The young people were activists in the…

From  Tracy Bee on December 3rd, 2020 3 plays 0  

Great Conversations - Susan Albertine

Susan Albertine is a senior scholar in the Office of Liberal Learning and the Global Commons at AAC&U and a career-long literacy educator and advocate for educational reform. In this…

From  Peter Ermey on August 22nd, 2017 78 plays 0  

Global Perspectives Series: Thomas Carothers

Thomas Carothers is Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His lecture entitled "Doubts and Dilemmas: U.S. Responses to Arab Political Change" was…

From  Group RTVS Video Archive on August 4th, 2017 2 plays 0  

Global Perspectives Series: Augustin K. Fosu 11-7-2013

Professor Augustin K. Fosu, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, presented "Developing African Economies: The Past, Present, and Future" the…

From  Group RTVS Video Archive on July 31st, 2017 2 plays 0  

Authoritarian Soft Power? Russia, International Cyber Conflict, and the Rise of “Information Warfare - Jackie Kerr

This talk examines Russia’s evolving information strategy abroad, examining the variety of different tools now being used to try to influence the domestic political discourse and media space of…

From  David Price on April 28th, 2017 25 plays 0  

03/25/2017 Russian Studies Workshop - The Political Economy Of Contemporary Autocracy

The persistence of autocratic regimes in the context of modern societies creates significant challenges for social science theory and empirical research. The panelists will address these challenges…

From  David Price on March 27th, 2017 13 plays 0  

01/23/2017 Colloquium Series - F. Andrew Hanssen: “Engineering the Rule of Law in Ancient Athens”

Scholars typically regard the “rule of law”—a stable and predictable process by which laws are implemented, enforced, and changed—as a cornerstone of good governance and a key…

From  David Price on January 23rd, 2017 20 plays 0