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Who are the New Standard-Bearers of the Liberal Idea?

Globalism and liberal democracy, championed through the final decades of the 20th century, are now in question as waves of populist political movements come to the fore around the world. Russia has supported these movements directly and indirectly. Will new generations in Europe and the U.S. continue to champion the ideals of the liberal order? This panel analyzed recent political events and changes, and discussed the waning strength of the ‘liberal idea.’

Date & Time

Wednesday
Apr. 19, 2017
10:30am – 11:30am ET

Location

5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Overview

Globalism and liberal democracy, championed through the final decades of the 20th century, are now in question as waves of populist political movements come to the fore around the world. Russia has supported these movements directly and indirectly. Will new generations in Europe and the U.S. continue to champion the ideals of the liberal order? This panel analyzed recent political events and changes, and discussed the waning strength of the ‘liberal idea.’

Speaker

Anton Barbashin

Anton Barbashin

George F. Kennan Expert;
Managing Editor, Intersection: Russia/Europe/World
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Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, and the region through research and exchange.  Read more

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