11:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Authors of the upcoming report, "Sharp Power": Rising Authoritarian Influence, will discuss how authoritarian regimes employ "sharp" influence techniques to manipulate or distort the information that reaches target audiences, and how democracies can respond to these methods.
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Scholar and civil-military relations expert Aurel Croissant discusses explanations for the varying outcomes of dictators' endgames in the period from 1946 to 2014 and examines how military decisions impact post-revolt regime dynamics.
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
William Galston, the Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in Governance Studies and Senior Fellow, will present the 14th annual Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture on Democracy in the World at the Embassy of Canada.