Democratic Governance

  • 2017 Apr 27

    Sneak Preview of Film LA 92

    6:00pm to 9:00pm


    Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Bldg, HKS

    Join Ash Center faculty affiliate and HKS Associate Professor of Public Policy Leah Wright Rigueur for an exclusive screening of National Geographic Documentary Films’ LA 92, which looks back at the riots that followed the acquittal of the four L.A. police officers charged with beating Rodney King 25 years ago. Following the screening, Professor Wright Rigueur will moderate an audience discussion on historical and political themes presented in the film.

  • 2017 May 03

    A Conversation with Luigi Di Maio: Understanding the Five Star Movement and the Role of Direct Democracy in Italy

    6:00pm to 7:15pm


    Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, HKS

    The Ash Center invites you to a public discussion with the Luigi Di Maio, Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies in the Italian Parliament and a leader of the Five Star Movement, Italy's leading opposition political party, for a discussion on empowering citizens through direct democracy. Archon Fung, Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship and HKS Academic Dean will provide opening remarks.