When:
Monday, Feb 26, 2018 6:30p -
8:00p

Where:
MIT Stata Building Kirsch Auditorium 32-123
32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Lectures & Conferences, University

Event website:
http://calendar.mit.edu/event/starr_forum_democracy_dying

Panel discussion on the current state of democracy.

Speakers:
Daron Acemoglu, Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics, MIT. His most recent book is Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Politics (Crown Business, 2012).

Maria Ramirez a 2018 Nieman Fellow, is a reporter and entrepreneur from Spain who covers U.S. politics for Univision. She is the co-founder of Politibot.

Yascha Mounk Lecturer on Political Theory at Harvard University's Government Department, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy of the German Marshall Fund, and a Nonresident Fellow at New America's Political Reform Program. Mounk’s most recent book - The People Versus Democracy: Why Our Freedom is in Danger and How to Save It (Harvard University Press, 2018) - will be available for purchase at the event.

Moderator:
Melissa Nobles, Kenan Sahin Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Professor of Political Science, MIT
Nobles is the author of Shades of Citizenship: Race and the Census in Modern Politics (Stanford University Press, 2000) and The Politics of Official Apologies (Cambridge University Press, 2008).


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