Conversation on Europe: The State of Democracy in Europe

12:00 pm
Event Status
As Scheduled
Mohammed Bamyeh
This panel considers several aspects of the current state of democracy in Europe, with special attention to the rise of right-wing populism, illiberal forms of democracy, declining party loyalty, and evidence of increasing disenchantment with the current state of democracy in Europe. The panel will seek to discuss these issues with the help of a broad comparative and historical perspective. Professors Mohammed Bamyeh and John Markoff, Department of Sociology, Pitt, will moderate a panel discussion on "The State of Democracy in Europe." The panel members include: Timm Beichelt, Professor of Social and Cultural Sciences, Viadrina University, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany Donatella della Porta, Dean of the Faculty of Political and Social Science, Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence, Italy Jae-Jae Spoon, Professor of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh Daniel Ziblatt, Eaton Professor of Government, Harvard University
Virtual event
Zoom Webinar
Event Type
Lecture Series / Brown Bag
Event Topic
Deomocracy in Europe
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