This Sydney Ideas event is co-presented with Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advenced Research Centre (SSSHARC) and the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.
This event was held at the University of Sydney on Tuesday 13 March 2018.
Thursday 22 March
This event brings together Professor Pippa Norris and Professor John Keane to discuss their new books and the power of populist authoritarianism.
Wednesday 28 March
Why do politicians think that war is the answer to terror when wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Mali have made things worse? Why do contemporary conflicts never end?
Tuesday 17 April
A close look at the false 'friends' of democracy - the technocrats wedded to expert procedures; demagogues who make glib appeals to 'the people', and media platforms bent on turning politics into a sensational spectator sport.