November 16, 2016

13th Annual Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture: The Crisis of...

06:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Dr. Ghia Nodia of the Ilia Chavchavadze State University in Georgia delivered the 13th annual Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture on Democracy in the World.


February 16, 2016

Film Screening: The Trials of Spring

02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Please join us for a screening of the powerful documentary, The Trials of Spring, which chronicles the saga of the Egyptian people and the backlash against them, through the story of Hend Nafea, an inspiring young woman driven to help shape a new, more inclusive Egypt.


February 10, 2016

Untouchable India: Impunity for Caste Violence

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Despite the abolition of untouchability and the enactment of special laws to protect Dalits and Adivasis in India, marginalized communities nevertheless have been subjected to systematic violence. Worse, in most cases, they have been denied justice. New Delhi–based journalist Manoj Mitta will explore instances of impunity for caste violence in India.


February 09, 2016

Consolidating Democracy in Nepal through Transparent Campaign...

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow Tilak Pathak explained why campaign finance must be reformed in order to consolidate democracy in Nepal. Drawing from case studies gathered throughout his career in journalism, he traced the money behind Nepal’s elections and proposed effective mechanisms that can help provide greater transparency and accountability.