by Carl Kruse
The Ivy Circle Berlin and the Harvard Club in Berlin would like to invite all to the upcoming Harvard Club speaking presentation “Democracy and the Rise of Authoritarianism” scheduled for April 26, 2023 at 18:00 CET at the Meistersaal, Köthener Str. 38, 10963 Berlin.
Join Fiona Hill, senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings Institute and former official at the U.S. National Security Council specializing in Russian and European affairs, and Daniel Ziblatt, Eaton Professor of Government at Harvard University and director of the Transformations of Democracy research unit at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center in Berlin, as they explore how the erosion of norms, trust, and tolerance threatens contemporary democracy and the ways governments, civil society organizations, universities, the private sector, and citizens can work to push back against authoritarian threats and reinforce democratic governance.
Following the speaking program, enjoy drinks and a reception over stimulating conversations.
6:00 p.m. Doors open for registration
6:30 p.m. Conversation with Fiona Hill and Daniel Ziblatt
7:45 p.m. Reception
Harvard Club of Berlin Members and Harvard Recent Graduates (’17–’22): $25
Harvard alumni and Ivy Circle and guests: $35
I will personally be there and look forward to welcoming all Ivy Circle friends to the event.
– Carl Kruse
Ivy Circle Berlin
P.S. As a reminder our friend Rich Minnich’s film “The Strait Guys” is being shown on the ARD network through April 26. More here.