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SNF Agora names new visiting fellows
Published May 16, 2023
The incoming cohort of journalists, artists, scholars, a poet, policy consultants, entrepreneurs, and nonprofit leaders will engage with issues around democracy through a variety of lenses
Opposing perspectives on voting rights spark lively debate
Published Feb 9, 2023
SNF Agora's first marquee debate, featuring Karl Rove and Symone D. Sanders, closed out the 2023 Elijah E. Cummings Democracy and Freedom Festival
Students to take center stage in debate initiative
Published Jan 31, 2023
Debate director Louise Flavahan aims to turn tension into dialogue, starting with a discussion about voting rights Feb. 8 featuring Karl Rove and Symone Sanders-Townsend
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Engineering students tour SNF Agora project site
Published Dec 15, 2022
Site visit introduces students enrolled in civil and systems engineering course to opportunities available in the field
What we learned from the midterms
Published Nov 11, 2022
Scholars from the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins convened to discuss the influence of factors such as 'Dobbs,' the war in Ukraine, and the specter of the 2024 presidential race on this year's midterm elections
On the frontlines of dissent
Published Oct 7, 2022
Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire, first dissident in residence at SNF Agora, speaks Oct. 11 on the Homewood campus
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SNF Agora Institute welcomes new cohort of Visiting Fellows
Published May 20, 2022
The new fellows, including the first Dissident in Residence, will explore social media algorithms, political corruption, campus discourse, Black voter mobilization, and other topics
Nancy Pelosi and Ron Daniels discuss role of institutions in democracy
Published March 23, 2022
The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives joined Johns Hopkins University's president for a wide-ranging virtual discussion as part of the Elijah E. Cummings Democracy and Freedom Festival
SNF Agora Institute launches debate initiative
Published March 1, 2022
The initiative will host a pair of marquee moderated debates and support a number of additional student-organized debates each year
Ukraine is now the front line in the global struggle for democracy
Published Feb 24, 2022
What happens next in Ukraine has implications for democracy's survival worldwide, say SNF Agora Institute faculty members Anne Applebaum and Yascha Mounk