March 19, 2019

The Road to Digital Unfreedom

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Ronald J. Deibert and Xiao Qiang will discuss the multifaceted challenges posed by sharpening levels of online polarization and manipulation, new threats to individual rights and privacy in the digital space, the tension between the business model of social media companies and their responsibilities to democratic societies, and authoritarian efforts to diffuse digital technologies of surveillance and control.

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February 26, 2019

A Crisis of Legitimacy in the Islamic Republic of Iran Forty...

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow Dr. Ladan Boroumand reflected on crucial phases that have defined Iran's state-society dialectic, and brought to light the unprecedented cultural and ideological consequences of this dynamic.

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February 14, 2019

Digital Migration and the Democratization of Africa's Information...

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow George Sarpong examined the approaches to digital migration in Africa, explained the legal and regulatory fault lines, and explored how migration strategies could undermine democratic principles.

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February 27, 2019

South Korea: Inspiration for Democracy in Asia

09:30 AM - 01:00 PM

This event featured two panel discussions, exploring how Korea’s democracy has been rejuvenated following the Candlelight Movement, and how South Korea can become a more robust leader to defend and promote democracy in the Asia region during a time where we see a major vacuum of traditional democratic leadership.

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