Transregional Center for Democratic Studies

DEMOCRACY IN DARK TIMES: Panel open to the public

A panel discussion on the promise and perils for democracy as seen from the various locations and perspectives of our Democracy Seminar 2.0 participants on Saturday, October 5th  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM (The Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, University Center, UL105, 63 Fifth Avenue)

After two days of critical deliberations on the troubling world-wide drift towards de-democratization, and on ways of addressing it and dealing with it, the Democracy Seminar 2.0 inaugural meeting invites the public to join the conversation. The discussions will be informed by our panelists’ reflections on developments in the places they know best: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Turkey, and the United States.

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This event is hosted by The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS), the Democracy Seminar 2.0, and the New School for Social Research, with the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, as part of The New School’s Centennial celebration, the “Festival of New.”

Photo credit: Secuencia de una revolución / Sequence of a revolution © Vicent Girbés | Flickr


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Elzbieta Matynia, Director
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Lala Pop, Program Manager,
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