As the coronavirus brings out the best and worst in countries in Southeast Europe, the democratic health of the region is at stake, says CES Visiting Scholar Albana Shehaj.
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William Barr thinks China is stealing American technology. Can the U.S. halt the exchange of knowledge?
Some U.S. government moves to halt China’s technology theft could cause significant brain drain and hurt the scientific community, argue Peter A. Hall & Yeling Tan.
Demokratien können nur überleben, wenn man von der Macht fernhält, wer sie bedroht. In Erfurt geschah das Gegenteil. Das weckt Erinnerungen an den Aufstieg der NSDAP.
The new mayor of Athens, Kostas Bakoyannis, M.P.A. ’04, wants to rebuild the capital from the ground up. He spoke to CES Executive Director Elaine Papoulias about his plans and challenges.
In this article, Peter E. Gordon assesses what it means when scholars entertain analogies between different events, and how it is possible to compare events that occurred in widely different circumstances?
"To survive, democracy requires at least two democratic political parties. We currently only have one. If this doesn’t change, our growing democratic disorder risks mutating into an even more extreme form," comments Daniel Ziblatt in a Harvard Gazette article on what impeachment may mean for the presidency and the future of American democracy.
Any geopolitical order based on cities must depend upon the partial dismantling of the territorial state order and thus of the notion of a unitary sovereignty as it developed from the Renaissance until very recently. Is that really plausible in this day and age? – Charles Maier, Leverett Saltonstall Research Professor of History & CES Resident Faculty