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Global Existential Challenges: Democratic Challenges & Backsliding in the Global South

Jeremy I. Adelman, History; Atul Kohli, School of Public & International Affairs; Jennifer A. Widner, School of Public & International Affairs

Thu, 9/29 · 12:00 pm1:30 pm · A71 Louis A. Simpson International Building

Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies

Democratic backsliding and autocratization are posing threats around the world. Anti-pluralist forces have challenged democratic institutions, civil liberties, and political norms. This panel will discuss these developments in the global south, with a focus on Latin America, Africa, and South Asia. A future panel will analyze these challenges in the global north.

Speakers:

Jeremy I. Adelman, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History. Cotsen Faculty Fellow. Director of the Global History Lab at Princeton University.

Atul Kohli, David K.E. Bruce Professor of International Affairs. Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.

Jennifer A. Widner, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. Director of Innovations for Successful Societies.

Moderator:

Deborah J. Yashar, Donald E. Stokes Professor of Public and International Affairs. Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. Director, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies

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