Past Events

June 28, 2021

Jason Stanley
Jacob Urowsky Professor of Philosophy at Yale University
 

How Fascism Works

 

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February 2, 2021

Arun Chaudhary

American Political Operative and Filmmaker

To Lead a Movement, You Need a Story / Bringing Art into the World of Political Campaigns

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July 20, 2020

Nina Jankowicz

Author and Disinformation Fellow

at the Wilson Center

How to Lose the Information War

Russia, Fake News and the Future of Conflict

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December 3, 2019

Timothy Snyder

Levin Professor of History,

Yale University

Can the United States be a Free Country?

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February 28, 2019

Timothy Snyder

Levin Professor of History,

Yale University

THE ROAD TO UNFREEDOM

RUSSIA, EUROPE, AMERICA

Democracy in Danger

Photo: ©Ine Gundersveen

May 18, 2021

David W. Blight

Sterling Professor of History, of African American Studies and of American Studies, Yale University

Frederick Douglass: Prose Poet of Democracy in His Time and Our Own

 

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December 10, 2020

Odd Arne Westad

Elihu Professor of History at Yale

 

The Sources of Chinese Conduct

Are Washington and Beijing Fighting a New Cold War?

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June 25, 2020

David Frum

Writer, Political Commentator

A Post-Trump America

How to renew American world leadership after Trump

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October 8, 2019

Daryl Davis

Musician and Social Activist

KLAN  WE TALK? 

How Can You Hate Me When You Don't Know Me?

February 15, 2019

Ben Rhodes

Obama Administration Security Advisor and Speechwriter

Reflections on My Years in the Obama White House

Photo: ©Natalie Moser

March 25, 2021

Robert B. Zoellick

Former Ambassador, Diplomat and President of the World Bank

America in the World

U.S Diplomacy and Foreign Policy Past, Present and Future

 

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September 21, 2020

Jan-Werner Mueller

Roger Williams Straus Professor of Social Sciences, Princeton

Trump's Lesson: Rebuilding Democracy After the Crisis

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March 6, 2020

Kamilla Arku

Pianist

Callie Shell

Photography

“Hope, Never Fear”: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas and a musical program of pioneering African-American composers

September 24, 2019

David Frum

Writer, Political Commentator

POPULISM, POLARIZATION

AND CORRUPTION 

How Can Western Democracy Survive?

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November 5, 2018

Anne Applebaum

Pulitzer Prize winning historian, journalist and commentator

on geo-politics 

Democracy and Disinformation 

Understanding our New Normal

 

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