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Menu Search. Sub navigation Research Research news and events Research events Guest lectures and seminars E-mail this page Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Professor Larry Diamond from Stanford University joins us for an open lecture on democratic recession and the current state of freedom in the world today.
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For more than a decade, the world has been in a democratic recession that shows signs of deepening and mutating into some far more threatening to the future of freedom. The pace of democratic breakdowns has been rising in the last decade.
Each year, many more countries are declining in freedom than gaining--including advanced liberal democracies like the U. Illiberal, xenophobic populists have been gaining ground in Europe, the U. Established parties are declining if not in disarray.
Beyond all this is the rise of powerful authoritarian competitors, particularly China and Russia, which are increasingly challenging the liberal model if not directly undermining it, and which claim to have superior alternative models and values. China is also leading the way in the growth of authoritarian surveillance technology.
He will close with an agenda for democratic renewal and reform. The event will be moderated by Prof.veoprinrupvadep.tk
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He is the founding co-editor of the Journal of Democracy and also serves as a senior consultant at the International Forum for Democratic Studies of the National Endowment for Democracy. His research focuses on democratic trends and conditions around the world and on policies and reforms to defend and advance democracy. He is now writing a textbook and preparing a massive open online course MOOC on democratic development. He has also edited or co-edited more than forty books on democratic development around the world.