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2017-18 | Archive
The West’s Democratic Challenge: Central Europe’s Variant and What America Can Do. WCED Lecture by Daniel Fried, Distinguished Fellow, Atlantic Council; and former National Security Council Senior Director, Ambassador to Poland, and Assistant Secretary of State for Europe. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for European Studies, Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. January 9, 2018. video
Civil Courts and Authoritarian Stability. WCED Lecture by Margaret Hanson, Weiser Emerging Democracies Postdoctoral Fellow, U-M. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. December 5, 2017. video
The Politics of Secrecy in the Age of Revolutions. WCED Lecture by Katlyn Carter, Weiser Emerging Democracies Postdoctoral Fellow, U-M. Sponsors: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for European Studies. November 14, 2017. video
Unraveling the Arab Spring: Egypt since 2011. DISC/WCED Panel. Moderator: Pauline Jones, DISC director. Panelists: Samer Ali, CMENAS director, U-M; Juan Cole, Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History, U-M; Jean Lachapelle, Weiser Emerging Democracies Postdoctoral Fellow, U-M; Bassem Youssef, satirist. Sponsors: Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, University Musical Society, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. November 7, 2017. video
What’s the Problem with Populism? Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe given by Jan-Werner Müller, professor of politics, Princeton University. Sponsors: Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. October 3, 2017. video
Elections in Hard Times: Building Stronger Democracies in the 21st Century. WCED Lecture by Irfan Nooruddin, Hamad bin Khalifa Professor of Indian Politics, Georgetown University. Sponsor: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies. September 19, 2017. video
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