Columbia University in the City of New York

AWAKENING OUR DEMOCRACY: Global Populism and Political Power

Join us for a lively panel discussion of trends in populism in the U.S. and around the world, with: 

  • John B. Judis, author and journalist ("The Populist Explosion")
  • Sheri Berman, Professor of Political Science, Barnard College
  • Basil Smikle, Executive Director of New York State Democratic Party
  • Todd Gitlin (moderator), Professor and Chair, Columbia Journalism School

Awakening Our Democracy is Columbia's conversation series on disparities and justice issues at the forefront of the University's and nation's consciousness.

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January 31, 2017 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Location: Low Library Rotunda

Lunch provided to registered guests.

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Students who require accommodations and/or have questions about physical access can contact the Office of Disability Services at 
212-854-2388 or
Requests for CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) or sign language interpretation require a two-week notice.