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On 7 February, political scientist Yascha Mounk will come to TivoliVredenburg for the 9th Marchant lecture How To Save Democracy. DUB is giving away free tickets!

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Increasingly more individual rights and the will of the majority, the two fundamental principles of our democracy, would be in conflict with each other. Where technocrats increasingly politicize political questions, populists such as Trump or Orbán want a democracy with no regard for minorities. This would ensure that our democracy is in danger.

During the 9th Marchant lecture How to save democracy Yascha Mounk addresses the question why these developments endanger our democracy and how we can save it. Co-referent is Tom van der Meer.

Yascha Mounk
Harvard political scientist Yascha Mounk wrote the international bestseller The People versus Democracy - Why Our Freedom is in Danger and How to Save It.

Tom van der Meer
Professor of Political Science Tom van der Meer (University of Amsterdam) specializes in themes relating to political trust, electoral volatility and political socialization. He is also a member of the State Commission on Parliamentary System.

About the Mr. Hans van Mierlo Foundation
The Mr. Hans van Mierlo Foundation is the independent scientific bureau of D66. It aims to further develop and spread the social-liberal ideology. During the annual Marchant Lecture, the Van Mierlo Foundation invites internationally renowned guest speakers to discuss a specific aspect of social-liberal thought.

When purchasing a ticket, it is possible to donate to the Mr. Hans van Mierlo Foundation. For more information about this you can check their website.

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DUB is giving away 3 x 2 tickets for the lecture on 7 February (starting at 19:30) in TivoliVredenburg. E-Mail us your name and phone number to win two tickets before February 3 to dubprijsvraag@uu.nl, the winners receive personal message.

 

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