How Democracy Survives: The Crises of the Nation State
- Starts: 9:00 am on Wednesday, October 28, 2020
- Ends: 2:30 pm on Friday, October 30, 2020
The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies is pleased to host the upcoming symposium, “How Democracy Survives: The Crises of the Nation State.” In this three-day online symposium, leading scholars and activists from around the world will explore how democratic values and institutions can evolve and adapt to the growing challenges that are now destabilizing democratic nation states, such as climate change, resurgent nationalism, ethnic and religious conflict, human rights abuses, and deepening levels of economic inequality. The symposium will take place from October 28th-30th, 2020, and is free and open to the public.