The State of Global Democratic Order

Featuring: Richard Haass, Yascha Mounk

The Diamonstein-Spielvogel Forum on History and the Public Good

  • Tuesday, March 29, 6:30 – 7:30 pm ET
  • $44 (Members $32; Chairman’s Council, Free)
head shot of Richard Haass
head shot of Yascha Mounk

Event Details:

Does democracy have a vibrant future across the globe? Widely embraced for decades as the form of government best positioned to ensure peace and prosperity, many nations are now seeing the erosion of their democratic institutions and the rising influence of authoritarianism. How did we get to this point? Two experts, Yascha Mounk and Richard Haass, explore the myriad of challenges facing the United States and other countries.

Richard Haass is in his 19th year as president of the Council on Foreign Relations, a veteran diplomat, and an established leader of nonprofit institutions. Yascha Mounk is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also an associate professor of the practice of international affairs at Johns Hopkins University and a contributing editor at the Atlantic.

A program of the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Institute for New York City History, Politics, and Community Activism at the New-York Historical Society, created and supported by the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Foundation


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


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