Democracy Promotion and the Democracy Recession

September 18, 2015
12:00 pm - 02:00 pm

About the Event

At a panel discussion celebrating the publication of Larry Diamond’s new collection of essays In Search of Democracy (Routledge), Professor Diamond, Thomas Carothers, Louisa Greve, and Peter Lewis examined the state of democracy and democracy-promotion in the world today, with special attention to developments in Asia and Africa. 


  • Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University Editor, Journal of Democracy
  • Thomas Carothers, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Louisa Greve, Vice President, Programs – Asia, Middle East & North Africa, and Global, National Endowment for Democracy
  • Peter Lewis, Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Moderated by:

  • Marc F. Plattner, Editor, Journal of Democracy,Vice President for Research and Studies, National Endowment for Democracy


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