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Book Launch & Discussion — Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy


  • Daniel Ziblatt – Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Faculty Associate, Institute of Quantitative Social Science
  • Amel Ahmed – Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • David Art – Associate Professor of Political Science, Tufts University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Tarek Masoud – Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Yascha Mounk – Associate Professor of Practice, Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies; Lecturer in the Government Department, Harvard University; senior Carnegie Fellow in the Political Reform Program at New America, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Chair Mary Elise Sarotte – Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professor of Historical Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); Associate, CES, Harvard University