Democracy in Question?

By Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy

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Today, liberal democracies are under unprecedented strain from within and without. In each episode, renowned social anthropologist Shalini Randeria invites a leading scholar to explore the challenges and dilemmas facing democracies around the world. They investigate what needs to be done to ensure the future well-being of our democratic institutions and practices.

Episode Date
American democracy: a Trumpian blip or a deeper malaise?
00:25:38

America is split into apparently irreconcilable political tribes and led by a highly divisive President who is upending democratic norms. The country is also being shaken by demonstrations against racial injustice and a severe economic downturn wrought by the mismanagement of the COVID-19 pandemic. Is American democracy having a momentary crisis or is it facing an existential threat? Professor Timothy Snyder (Yale University) joins us to investigate.

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If you have any questions or feedback, you can email us at communication@graduateinstitute.ch.

This podcast is produced by Richard Miron and Anouk Millet from Earshot Strategies.

Oct 08, 2020
Introducing Democracy in Question
00:02:05

Liberal democracies are under unprecedented strain from within and without. Join renowned social anthropologist Shalini Randeria and leading scholars for an exploration of the challenges democracies are facing around the world. Subscribe now!

Find out more about our work on Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy and on IWM. If you have any questions or feedback, you can email us at communication@graduateinstitute.ch.

This podcast is produced by Richard Miron and Anouk Millet from Earshot Strategies.

Sep 24, 2020