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Democracy in Question?
Democracy in Question?
Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy

Today, liberal democracies are under unprecedented strain from within and without. In each episode, renowned social anthropologist Shalini Randeria invites a leading... more

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Episodes

Challenges of the Israeli democracy today

Democracy in Question? is brought to you by:• Central European University: CEU• The Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy in Geneva: AHCD• The Podcast... more

13 Oct 2021 · 33 minutes
Language and public discourse in the success of right-wing political movements

Democracy in Question? is brought to you by:• Central European University: CEU• The Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy in Geneva: AHCD• The Podcast... more

29 Sep 2021 · 30 minutes
The struggle for voting rights in the US today

The most pernicious assault on American democracy today are the laws and measures enacted in various state legislatures under Republican... more

15 Sep 2021 · 32 minutes
Can the concept of "fascism" be used to understand the pathologies of US politics, past and present?

The current rise of right wing populist leaders in democracies around the world, from Donald Trump to Jair Bolsonaro in... more

25 Aug 2021 · 28 minutes
Why are reproductive rights so contentious in the US and Argentina?

There is considerable political mobilization and legal contention around Reproductive rights in many democracies around the world. In the US,... more

11 Aug 2021 · 29 minutes
When and how is power visible in politics?

Power is a crucial, if essentially contested, concept. Its nature and exercise in democratic politics are not always easily grasped.... more

28 Jul 2021 · 25 minutes
How can we structure digital spaces more democratically?

Digital technologies have changed and are changing our world. But the euphoria about these technologies not only improving connectivity, but... more

15 Jul 2021 · 25 minutes
Can democracy survive in Hong Kong?

The pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong is facing its most severe crisis today. The Chinese government has been tightening its grip... more

30 Jun 2021 · 28 minutes
What keeps democracies alive?

Over the series, our focus has often been on the serious challenges that democracies face all over the world today.... more

16 Jun 2021 · 29 minutes
What is the legacy of Egypt’s Arab Spring, 10 years on?

10 years ago anti-government protests in Tunisia sparked a wave of spontaneous uprisings against authoritarian regimes in the Middle East... more

02 Jun 2021 · 30 minutes
Democracy in Question?
Challenges of the Israeli democracy today
Democracy in Question?