March 28, 2017

Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia

04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Alexander Cooley examines how business networks, elite bank accounts, overseas courts, third-party brokers, and Western lawyers connect Central Asia’s supposedly isolated leaders with global power centers.


March 07, 2017

Beyond the Great Firewall

12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Discussants delved into China's unprecedented attempts to harness the global information ecosystem, primarily through three avenues: shaping international news media, guiding the evolution of the global internet, and influencing global culture through Hollywood.


January 31, 2017

Young Women’s Political Participation in Zimbabwe: A...

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Zimbabwean women’s rights advocate and Reagan Fascell Fellow Glanis Changachirere explored the difficulties young women face and the strategies her organization, the Institute for Young Women Development, has used to combat these challenges.


April 27, 2017

“The Signs of Deconsolidation”: Pre-Release Journal of Democracy...

Building on their earlier article, "The Danger of Deconsolidation: The Democratic Disconnect," in the July 2016 Journal of Democracy, Roberto Foa and Yascha Mounk argue in the January 2017 Journal of Democracy...