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Democracy in the World: Prospects and Perils
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, March 3, 2009 - 7:00pm
Stanford Professor Larry Diamond speaks at Portland State University

Larry Diamond is the world's foremost expert on democracy and democratization around the world. In this talk, based on his new book "The Spirit of Democracy" Diamond will describe the spread of democracy around the world as well as recent setbacks, including evidence of a looming global "democratic recession". Diamond will outline a strategy for the promotion of democracy that is sensitive to local conditions while also effective in promoting stable, efficient, and just rule.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009
Smith Memorial Student Union, room 294
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free and open to the public

Presented by Mark O. Hatfield School of Government and the College of Urban and Public Affairs.

Co-Sponsored by World Affairs Council of Oregon.