Politics of the Present

Crises of Democracy

Thursday, April 11, 2019 The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room


Free and open to the public

No registration necessary

First come, first seated

In a series of talks and events at Columbia's Morningside Heights campus, Reid Hall, and Trinity College Dublin, participants will discuss issues affecting democracy across the globe.

April 11th: This one-day conference brings scholars to the Heyman Center for Humanities at Columbia University to speak on the following topics: Weaponizing the Classics; The Populist Appeal of Strongmen; Journalists at Risk; and Social Media and Democracy

Confirmed panelists: Christine Morris (Trinity College Dublin); Bryan McGing (TCD); Dan-el Padilla Peralta (Princeton); Bruce Shapiro (CU); Balazs Apor (TCD); Ruth Ben-Ghiat (NYU)

This event is co-organized with the Trinity College Long Room Hub Arts & Humanities Research Institute and the School of General Studies at Columbia. 


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