2020

2020 Nov 16

What Explains the Resilience of Chinese Communist Party Rule?

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Virtual event, registration required

Join the Ash Center and the SOAS China Institute for a talk at 12:00 PM ET (5:00 PM GMT) with Ash Center Director Tony Saich about the different explanations for the continued resilience of CCP rule. While the Chinese party-state can employ coercion and threaten those individuals and groups it deems to be a danger, it is inconceivable that it could retain sufficient authority over the long-term through the threat of force alone. This talk will consider the shift from the CCP’s use of charismatic authority and the importance of ideology to its manipulation of nationalism, historical...

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2020 Oct 14

Mobilizing the Environmental Vote: Report from the Front Lines

4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Virtual event, registration required

Will environmentalists vote in November? Environmentalists aren't voting as much as they ought to, but recent advances in data analytics and behavioral science offer hope for 2020 and beyond. With fresh data from recent elections and mobilization experiments, voter turnout expert Nathaniel Stinnett will discuss the Environmental Voter Project's cutting-edge work identifying and mobilizing voters. Sanjay Seth MPA/MUP 2019, Co-President, Harvard Alumni for Climate and the Environment, will moderate. 

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