POSTPONED: Reimagining the University
Monday, March 16, 2020
Raewyn Connell, Leigh Claire La Berge, and Natasha Warikoo share their visions for the future. Moderated by Stephen Brier.
POSTPONED: Pop-Up Salon with Sarah Lamdan: Surveillance and Research
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
POSTPONED: Pop-Up Salon with Alison Macrina: Privacy 101
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Stacey Abrams in Conversation with Johnnetta Betsch Cole
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Special Lunch Time Event.
The Price of Democracy: Julia Cagé in Conversation
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Economist Julia Cagé takes on the problem of election financing.
Artistic Visions of Democracy
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
A cross-disciplinary conversation on creative laboratories of justice, democracy and social transformation.
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Recent weeks saw daily protests in Thailand aimed at the country’s monarchy and, more specifically, King Maha Vajiralongkorn who formally assumed the throne in 2016. There has been long-standing criticism against Vajiralongkorn and his lavish lifestyle. Since the […]
Street protest erupted in Minsk and other cities of Belarus after authoritarian president Alexander Lukashenko claimed victory in Sunday’s presidential elections. The elections have been widely disputed with the opposition claiming vote rigging. Unrest erupted for a third […]
It has been the stuff of much speculation in the past – could President Trump, known for his admiration of foreign authoritarian leaders try and cancel or push off the elections? Now, Mr. Trump for the first time […]
The United Nations Development Agency UNDP calls for a temporary basic income (TBI) to mitigate the effects of the Covid pandemic in developing countries and to slow the spread of the disease. In a study published yesterday, the agency […]
Sunday’s presidential elections in Poland have left a country deeply divided between rural and urban areas. President Andrzej Duda won a narrow victory, defeating Warsaw’s mayor Rafal Trzaskowski who ran on a liberal platform. Mr. Duda, on the other […]
Protesters in Serbia took to the street a second night in a row on Wednesday. They are protesting what they perceive as an inconsistent policy of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic whose right-wing populist party emerged strengthened from recent elections. […]