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How Democracy Ends: In Conversation with David Runciman

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Democracy has died hundreds of times, all over the world. We know what that looks like: chaos descends and the military arrives to restore order, until the people can be trusted to look after their own affairs again. Often, that moment never comes, but there is a danger that this picture is out of date. Until very recently, most citizens of Western democracies would have imagined that the end was a long way off, and very few would have thought it might be happening before their eyes as Trump, Brexit and paranoid populism have become a reality. Are we looking for a better way of doing politics, or are we looking for something better than politics?

On 22nd May at 6.30pm, join David Runciman, one of the UK's leading professors of politics, as he talks to Professor John Naughton about his new book How Democracy Ends, which surveys the political landscape of the West, helps us to recognise the signs of a collapsing democracy and advises us on what comes next.

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