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Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition and American Complacency
November 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Larry Diamond will speak on the vital issues he addresses in his major new book, Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition and American Complacency (Penguin Random House). The book has been described as a “personal, passionate call to action against the rising authoritarianism that challenges our world order – and the very value of liberty.”
Larry Diamond is a leading scholar and noted public intellectual on democratic trends and conditions around in the world, and on policies and reforms to defend and advance democracy. In addition to authoring five books, he has also edited or co-edited more than 40 books on democratic development around the world. He is the founding co-editor of the Journal of Democracy. At Stanford University, he is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and a professor by courtesy of Political Science and Sociology.
Sponsored by the Department of Political Science; Department of Public Policy; Curriculum in Peace, War & Defense; Dean’s Office, College of Arts & Sciences; Institute for Arts & Humanities; Carolina Asia Center; Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies.