Visions for the Future of Democracy in the 21st Century

April 20th, 2022. 4 p.m.

This presentation will dwelt on the different ways in which modern democracy, as a political regime, has evolved until now, as well as the eventual choices, opportunities, and threats that may face in the near future.




Prof. Dr. Dr. Alexander Görlach

Prof. Dr. Dr. Alexander Görlach

Professor Alexander Görlach is a senior fellow to the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. Holding PhDs in comparative religion and linguistics his work focuses on the future of democracy, narratives of identity, and politics and religion. He was a visiting scholar and fellow to both, Harvard University in the US and Cambridge University in the UK. He is a research associate at the Internet Institute at Oxford University where he looks into new technologies and how they are used in democracies and abused in dictatorships. In the academic year 2017-18 Alexander Görlach was a visiting scholar to National Taiwan University and City University Hong Kong. Since then he focuses on the rise of fascist China and what it means for East Asia and the free world altogether. His book publications include “Homo Empathicus: On Scapegoats, Populists & Saving Democracy” (Brookings, 2021) and “Focus Hongkong: Why The Future of The Free World Will be Decided in China” (Hoffmann&Campe, 2020). Alexander Görlach is amongst others an op-ed contributor to the New York Times and Neue Zürcher Zeitung. He is a columnist for Deutsche Welle and Wirtschaftswoche, Germany’s largest business outlet.


Dr. Lars-André Richter

Dr. Lars-André Richter

Responsable de las actividades de la Fundación Naumann para la Libertad en Argentina y Paraguay. Estudió humanidades en Berlín, Paris, Leipzig y Tübingen y obtuvo su doctorado de Filosofía en 2008 en la Universidad Humboldt de Berlín.


Dr. Matías Ilivitzky

Dr. Matías Ilivitzky

Analista de cuestiones políticas y de relaciones internacionales. Licenciado y Profesor en Ciencia Política por la Universidad de Buenos Aires. Doctor en Ciencias Sociales por la Universidad de Buenos Aires, en donde ha sido docente e investigador. Managing Director del Centro Friedman Hayek de la Universidad del CEMA, en donde también es docente.


Fecha Cursada Idioma Requisito
20 de abril, 16 h.
The conference will be held in English, with simultaneous interpretation into Spanish Inscripción
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