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25 May 2018

Two-speed Europe: A new East-West divide?

The question of a multispeed Europe being central to the debate on EU reform, on 22 May the Institute’s Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy brought together leading voices on democratisation of EU politics to discuss whether giving European member states more freedom to form partial alliances and set specific policies would encourage further integration or risk splitting the EU. Professor Grégoire...
15 May 2018

Stephen Holmes: “lying doesn’t bother Trump”

On 7 May, the Institute’s Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy hosted Stephen Holmes, Professor of Law at New York University and an expert on the evolution of liberalism, for a talk entitled Can Liberalism...

27 April 2018

Interdisciplinary PhD Colloquium on varieties of democratic experience

On 14 March 2018, the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy hosted its first Interdisciplinary PhD Colloquium of the year. Professor Michael Woolcock, lecturer in public policy at Harvard Kennedy School...

22 February 2018

Policing men: militarised masculinity and governance in Uganda

In a recent paper based on qualitative research conducted in northern Uganda between 2014 and 2017, Rebecca Tapscott uses a gender analysis of youths participating in informal security arrangements to...

21 February 2018

Chantal Mouffe on the ‘affects’ of democracy

On 19 February, Chantal Mouffe, Professor of Political Theory at the University of Westminster in London, discussed Europe’s current 'post-democratic' condition in a lecture organised by the Graduate Institute’s...