Transregional Center for Democratic Studies

March 8 | ONLINE | Democracy in America? A discussion with E. J. Dionne Jr., Jeffrey C. Isaac, William Kristol, and Claire Potter, moderated by Jeffrey C. Goldfarb

This webinar will explore the arguments for democrats (small “d”), left, right and center, to defend liberal democracy in America against its domestic opponents. The starting point of the discussion will be a consideration of the “Open Letter in Defense of Democracy” organized by the late Todd Gitliln, Isaac and Kristol, and a discussion of what needs to be done now in light of recent developments, foreign and domestic.

Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM (EST)


E. J. Dionne Jr.
is a syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, university professor at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, and a visiting professor at Harvard University.

Jeffrey C. Isaac is James H. Rudy Professor of Political Science at Indiana University, Bloomington. 

William Kristol is a founding director of Defending Democracy Together, an educational and advocacy organization dedicated to defending America’s liberal democratic norms, principles, and institutions.

Claire Potter is a Professor of History at The New School for Social Research and co-executive Editor of Public Seminar, a digital magazine of politics and culture based at The New School. 

Moderated by:

Jeffrey C. Goldfarb
is Michael E. Gellert Professor of Sociology Emeritus, The New School for Social Research and convener of the Democracy Seminar.

Registered attendees will receive the Zoom link via email.

Presented by the Democracy Seminar and the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies at The New School for Social Research.

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