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
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 event will feature CGS's annual Stanley Stone Distinguished Lecture Series with Yascha Mounk's talk on Oct. 29. Hosted in conjunction with The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies, the Stanley Stone Distinguished Lecture Series, the BU College of General Studies, the Workable World Trust, and the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning Registration information and agenda available here: