And other events ………
The U.S. Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development host a Summit for Democracy: Year of Action Kick-Off Meeting with Civil Society. February 10, 2022. 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EST. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, February 8th, 2022.
Democratic Dilemmas: The Josef Korbel School of International Studies hosts the second-annual Denver Democracy Summit at the University of Denver and streamed virtually worldwide. The agenda features Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in a keynote conversation with Damon Wilson, National Endowment for Democracy President and CEO, on Thursday, February 10 at 10:30am MST. Full agenda here.
Russian Aggression Against Ukraine: The View from Kyiv: The Hudson Institute hosts a virtual discussion with former Ukrainian Parliament member Svitlana Zalishchuk; Hanna Hopko, former chair of the Ukrainian Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee; Nolan Peterson, senior editor at Coffee or Die, former special operations pilot at the Air Force; and Peter Rough, senior fellow, Hudson Institute. 2 p.m. February 10, 2022. Register here.
Illiberal Democrats Go Global: Emilio Peluso Neder Meyer, Associate Professor of Constitutional Law at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil; Rosana Pinheiro-Machado, Assistant Professor, University of Bath (UK); Thiago de Souza Amparo, professor at Getulio Vargas Foundation Law School, São Paulo, Brazil. Moderator: Renáta Uitz, Co-Director of the CEU Democracy Institute. Thursday, February 10, 2022, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Livestream here.
The Twilight Struggle: What the Cold War Teaches Us About Great-Power Rivalry Today: The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a virtual book discussion with author Hal Brands, professor of global affairs at Johns Hopkins SAIS. 3:30 p.m.: February 10, 2022. Register here.
A Liberal Silent Majority in China? A Big Data China Event: The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a virtual discussion with Jennifer Pan, associate professor of communications, Stanford University; Scott Rozelle, co-director, Stanford University’s Center on China’s Economy and Institutions; Yiqing Xu, assistant professor of political science, Stanford University; Carla Freeman, senior expert for China, U.S. Institute of Peace; Suisheng Zhao, director of the University of Denver’s Center for China-U.S. Cooperation; Bruce Dickson, professor of political science and international affairs, George Washington University; and Jessica Chen Weiss, professor of government, Cornell University. Noon. February 11, 2022. Register here.
What’s at Stake in Ukraine? New York University’s Brademas Center hosts a virtual discussion with Volodymyr Ishchenko, research associate at the Free University of Berlin’s Institute of East European Studies; Sophie Lambroschini, associate researcher at the Marc Bloch Center, Berlin; Adam Tooze, Columbia University; Masha Gessen, staff writer, New Yorker; Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, New York University; and Stefanos Geroulanos, New York University. 12:30 p.m. February 11, 2022. Register here.
We can’t wait for Denver Democracy Summit tomorrow @josefkorbel📢! This years theme is Confronting Democracy’s Dilemmas, and features an impressive line up of speakers dedicated to protecting and promoting democratic ideals.
— Alliance of Democracies (@AoDemocracies) February 9, 2022