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VIDEO | Western Conceptions of Politics: Four Beijing Lectures

Within public life in many Western countries, the words ‘politics’ (zhèngzhì), ‘political’ and ‘political life’ (zhèngzhì yóuxì)  are today proving to be deeply controversial. They are often reckoned to be dirty words, synonyms for corrupt government, lying politicians and unpopular...

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14 August 2018
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VIDEO | The Crisis of Western Democracy? A Survey of Recent Literature and Debates in the United States and Europe

The Crisis of Western Democracy? A Survey of Recent Literature and Debates in the United States and Europe A public lecture by John Keane delivered at the Academic Report Hall (1st floor), Science Hall, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China, on...

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20 July 2018
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Book Launch | The Life and Death of Democracy [Spanish Edition]

27 June 2018 The Life and Death of Democracy is a book by John Keane and published in 2009. Vida y muerte de la democracia, a Spanish language edition of the book has recently been published by FONDO DE CULTURA ECONÓMICA (FCE). The book launch event was broadcast live...

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06 July 2018
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VIDEO | When Trees Fall, Monkeys Scatter: rethinking democracy in China

Co-hosted by the Sydney Democracy Network, China Studies Centre and the China Development Society at the University of Sydney Predictions of the coming collapse of Chinese politics are today commonplace, however this talk explores a radically different alternative. China, it argues,...

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04 October 2017
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VIDEO & PODCAST | For and Against Truth

    Co-hosted by Sydney Ideas, the Post-Truth Initiative and the Sydney Democracy Network This is part of the Festival of Democracy 2017 There are many signs we’ve entered a ‘post-truth’ era defined by the burial of ‘objective facts’ thanks to a public avalanche of ‘appeals to emotion...

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03 October 2017
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A Short History of the Future of Elections

The following remarks on the future of elections sketch the ambitious scope of an exciting Sydney/Berlin research project launched last week at the the University of Sydney We live in times shaped by the conviction that periodic ‘free and fair’ elections...

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15 October 2015
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