The Ratiu Dialogues on Democracy

The Ratiu Dialogues on Democracy is an event held annually, organized by The Ratiu Forum in partnership with LSE IDEAS. The overall purpose of this lecture series is to strengthen discussions and visions on democracy. We aim to have the Dialogues develop as a meeting place for professionals with diverse backgrounds who share an interest in current challenges facing Balkan nations, with a particular emphasis on Romania.

SAVE THE DATES

Ratiu Dialogues on Democracy: speakers confirmed

15th-18th September 2020

An online series of discussions on challenges to democracy

We are delighted to announce our world-leading line-up of experts who are participating in our annual Ratiu Dialogues on Democracy event, taking place online this year, over three days of public events. The series will begin on Tuesday 15th September with an analysis of the political crises in Central and Eastern Europe, featuring Professor Slobodan Markovich (University of Belgrade), Dr. Radu Albu-Comanescu (Babes-Bolyai University), Dr. Arkadieusz Nyzio (Jagiellonian University) and Dr. Spyros Economides (London School of Economics and Political Science).

On Wednesday 16th September we will be joined by Professor Michael Burleigh, former Engelsberg Chair at LSE IDEAS, who will deliver an in-depth and far-reaching exploration of the historical perspective to the challenges modern democracies are facing. 

Professor Burleigh will be in conversation with Professor Michael Cox, Director of LSE IDEAS.
Our final conversation on Friday 18th September will examine current challenges to democracy around the globe with renowned journalist and founder of the Oxford Reuters Institute for Journalism, John Lloyd, LSE IDEAS Director Professor Christopher Coker and Professor Janne Haaland Matlary, former Norwegian Defence Minister and Professor of International Politics at the University of Oslo.

We will also announce the winner of the 2020 Ion Ratiu Investigative Journalism Award at this finale event of the programme.

More details on registration and event particulars will be shared soon.

In the meantime, if you have any questions or would like to be added to the Ratiu Forum mailing list, please contact office@ratiuforum.com.

Panellists

Prof. Slobodan Markovich, University of Belgrade
Dr. Radu Albu-Comănescu, Babeș-Bolyai University
Dr. Arkadiusz Nyzio, Jagiellonian University
Dr. Spyros Economides, London School of Economics and Political Science
Prof. Michael Burleigh, former Engelsberg Chair at LSE IDEAS
Prof. Michael Cox, Director of LSE IDEAS
John Lloyd, Journalist and founder of the Oxford Reuters Institute for Journalism
Prof. Christopher Coker, LSE IDEAS Director
Prof. Janne Haaland Matlary, Professor of International Politics at the University of Oslo

Sign up to our newsletter

Ratiu Forum 

No. 1, Piata 1 Dec. 1918 Turda, jud. Cluj, Romania

+4-0264317555

office@ratiuforum.com

Close Menu