Jun 04, 2014
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
|Where||Alison Richard Building, Room 138|
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The Centre for Rising Powers is pleased to announce its next research
seminar on 4 June (Wednesday), 12-1pm, Seminar Room 138, Alison
Richard Building, 7 West Road.
Dr Ewan Harrison will discuss 'The Triumph of Democracy and the
Eclipse of the West'.
All are welcome to attend.
Ewan Harrison is Assistant Professor in Political Science at Rutgers
University, USA. He completed his PhD at the University of Bristol in
1999, and was Hedley Bull Junior Research Fellow at St Anne's College,
Oxford 2001-2004. His new book "The Triumph of Democracy and the
Eclipse of the West" (Palgrave, 2014) co-authored with professor Sara
Mitchell of the University of Iowa, offers as synthesis of the End of
History and Clash of Civilizations theses for the 25th anniversary of
the end of the Cold War, and explores the paradox of the global spread
of democracy and capitalism in an era of Western decline.
Information & sample chapters are available at