Professor of Government, Harvard University
Steven Levitsky is a virtual guest at Crosscut Festival 2022. He is a Professor of Government at Harvard University. Levitsky’s research focuses on Latin America and the developing world, especially on democratization and authoritarianism, political parties, and weak and informal institutions. He is the author of Competitive Authoritarianism and is the recipient of numerous teaching awards. Steven is also the co-author of How Democracies Die with Daniel Ziblatt. At this year's festival, he'll join Ruth Ben-Ghiat, David Corn and Rebekah Koffler in a conversation about rising authoritarianism worldwide.
When: 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 4. RSVP for this free event now.
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Are Authoritarians Winning?
Russian President Vladimir Putin rattled the Western world with his shocking invasion of Ukraine, and authoritarianism appears on the rise around the globe. Meanwhile, threats to democracy feel just as real right here at home. WATCH NOW
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The Crosscut Ideas Festival is a celebration of big ideas and a gathering for bold thinkers. Newsmakers, changemakers and innovators come together to take a fresh look at the biggest issues of our time. Over one week, the Crosscut Ideas Festival hosts fireside conversations and panels, meetups, art installations, workshops, and interactive experiences.