Videos from our events


Engaging in Democracy: Four Indian students tell their experience at the Hirschman Centre

During the Democracy Week promoted by the Geneva State Chancellery we have invited four Indian students to engage in a dialogue on democratic engagement. They have told us about their active engagement in India, which is very inspiring for us...


Kaushik Basu

Economics and Democracy in the Age of Globalisation
Kaushik Basu,  C. Marks Professor and Professor of Economics at Cornell University, New York, Former Chief Economist and Sr. Vice President of the World Bank, discusses the challenges to democracy grounded in the global economy but also rooted in politics and society, in a lecture organized by the Graduate Institute's Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy


Arjun Appadurai

The Global Swing to the Right
Arjun Appadurai, Goddard Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University, examines the factors behind the recent global rise of authoritarian populists leaders and movements in an event organized by the Graduate Institute's Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy.


Stephen Holmes

Stephen Holmes, Professor of Law at New York University, speaking on 9 March 2017 at the launch of the Graduate Institute’s Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy.