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Spin dictators – the changing face of tyranny in the 21st century

Tue 21 June 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST

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Spin Dictators uncovers the new brand of authoritarianism, and explains the rise of such “spin dictators,” describing how they emerge and operate, the new threats they pose, and how democracies should respond. It traces how authoritarian world leaders pioneered less violent, more covert, and more effective methods of monopolizing power. They cultivated an image of competence, concealed censorship, and used democratic institutions to undermine democracy, all while increasing international engagement for financial and reputational benefits. Spin Dictatorsreveals why most of today’s authoritarians are spin dictators―and how they differ from the remaining “fear dictators.”

The talk explains some of the great political puzzles of our time―from how dictators can survive in an age of growing modernity to the disturbing convergence and mutual sympathy between dictators and populists like Donald Trump.

Professor Sergei Guriev,Institut d’études politiques, will join us live from Paris

For a 30% discount on the book, Spin Dictators, please click on the following link and quote the promotional code SPI22 https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691211411/spin-dictators (the discount will be applied at checkout)

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Date:
Tue 21 June
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Cost:
£2.00 – £5.00
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16 Queen Square
Bath, BA1 2HN
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