• English Simultaneous Translation
  • Live

Democracies in Crisis and the Rise of Populism

Illustration | Shutterstock

10:00–10:15 A.M. Opening

Professor Yuval Shany, Vice President of Research, Israel Democracy Institute; Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Professor Yedidia Stern, Vice President of Research, Israel Democracy Institute; Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University

Dr. Alexander Brakel, Director, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Israel

10:15–10:35 A.M. The Rise of Populism: Political and Social Dimensions

Professor (emeritus) Shlomo Avineri, Department of Political Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

10:35 A.M.–1:00 P.M. First Session: Democracy in Crisis — A Comparative Perspective

Moderator:

Adv. Alona Vinograd, Director, Center for Democratic Values and Institutions, Israel Democracy Institute

Presenter:

Professor Yuval Shany, Vice President of Research, Israel Democracy Institute; Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Open Discussion 

1:00–1:45 P.M. Lunch Break 

1:45–3:45 P.M. Second Session: Is Populism Necessarily a Bad Thing?

Moderator:

Dr. Shuki Friedman, Director, Center for Religion, Nation, and State, Israel Democracy Institute; Lecturer in law, Peres Academic Center

Presenters:

Professor Alon Harel, Center for Religion, Nation, and State, Israel Democracy Institute; Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Professor Gideon Rahat, Director, Political Reform Program, Israel Democracy Institute; Department of Political Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem