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LATEST Forum NEWS
Journal of Democracy October 2021: Russia's Road to Autocracy, How Authoritarians Win When They Lose, and Political Violence in the United States
The Journal of Democracy's October 2021 issue features essays on Russia's road to autocracy, the splintering of political authority in Western democracies, political violence in the United States, and more.
Eighteenth Annual Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture: Ronald Deibert on "Digital Subversion: The Threat to Democracy"
Digital Repression: Confronting the Evolving Challenge
09:00 AM- 10:15 AMDigital Democracy Network members Arindrajit Basu, Irene Poetranto, and Jan Rydzak discussed the ever-changing contours of the digital repression landscape, and its implications for democracies around the world
Reputation Laundering and Universities: Implications...
10:00 AM- 11:00 AMThe International Forum hosted a discussion based on a working paper entitled “Paying for a World Class Affiliation: Reputation Laundering in the University Sector of Open Societies,” that discussed how transnational kleptocracy targets universities, and its resulting influence on freedom of expression and democracy around the world.
A Full-Spectrum Response to Sharp Power: The Vulnerabilities and Strengths of Open Societies
The final report in the Sharp Power and Democratic Resilience series reviews the findings of eight papers that highlight serious vulnerabilities in a cluster of institutions related to information and ideas, commerce, media, and technology.READ MORE
Paying for a World Class Affiliation: Reputation Laundering in the University Sector of Open Societies
An International Forum working paper on reputation laundering by kleptocrats in the university sector of open societies.READ MORE
Transnational Kleptocracy and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Containing the Spread
The essays in this "Global Insights" series assess the intersection between COVID-19 and transnational kleptocracy from the perspective of civil society, journalists, and researchers.READ MORE
Journal of Democracy
The Journal of Democracy's October 2021 issue features essays on Russia's road to autocracy, the splintering of political authority in Western democracies, political violence in the United States, and more.READ MORE