Do We Really Know How to Promote Democracy?

Event offered by:
Foreign Policy Association

Event Details

Date:
Tuesday, May 24, 2005
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
Location:
Kaye PlayHouse
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Transcripts and Video

Francis Fukuyama, Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy at Johns Hopkins University's Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, addresses the NYDF on the policy of democracy promotion worldwide.

Event Speakers

    • Francis Fukuyama - Speaker
      Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy at the Johns Hopkins University's Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

      Francis Fukuyama is Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy at the Johns Hopkins University's Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). One of the leading public intellectuals in the U.S., Dr. Fukuyama has written widely on issues relating to democratization, international political economy, the role of culture and social capital in modern economic life, and the social consequences of the transition into an information economy. Dr. Fukuyama's book, The End of History and the Last Man (Free Press, 1992), has appeared in over twenty foreign editions. His most recent book is State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century (2004). Previous affiliations include the RAND Corporation and the Policy Planning Staff of the U.S. Department of State.