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How Should Citizens Resist Authoritarian Rule? (Farida Nabourema, Jeb Bush)

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 4:00pm

World Forum, Perry World House (3803 Locust Walk) Map / Accessibility
Co-sponsors: Perry World House, the Center for Africana Studies at Penn, and the Department of Africana Studies

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IS IT TIME FOR AMERICANS TO DRAW INSPIRATION from movements against authoritarianism that have emerged around the world in places such as Togo – or rather, should we strive for a politics of civility and accommodation to forestall a slide into crisis and, in consequence, the very authoritarianism we fear?

Farida Nabourema, Togolese Activist and Blogger
Jeb Bush, Former Florida Governor and Penn Presidential Professor of Practice
Moderated by Mitchell Orenstein, Penn Russian and East European Studies