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Is Democracy Dying in Hungary and Poland?

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Synopsis: The right-wing governments of Hungary and Poland have been attacking key pillars of liberal democracy, including independent courts, critical media, and civil society organizations. Do these governments represent a new form of "illiberal democracy," or is the very survival of democracy at risk?
Start Time: Monday, October 16, 2017 6:00 PM
End Time: Monday, October 16, 2017 7:30 PM
Location: Rutgers Academic Building (Ab)
Address: 15 Seminary Place
Campus: College Avenue
Room: 6051
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Bálint Magyar and Jan Kubik
Sponsor: Center for European Studies
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://europe.rutgers.edu
Contact Name: Susanna Treesh
Contact Email: treesh@sas.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-8551
Additional Information: Come join a dialogue with Bálint Magyar, Sociologist and former Hungarian Minister of Education, and Jan Kubik, Professor of Political Science at Rutgers, with Professor R. Daniel Kelemen, Professor of Political Science at Rutgers, moderating. Refreshments to be served
Target Audience: Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Faculty