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Democracy in retreat
Published Feb 6, 2019
Experts meet at SAIS to discuss the downward trend in democracy documented in the new Freedom in the World 2019 report
Divided Nation
Navigating partisan waters
Published Jan 29, 2019
SNF Agora Institute sponsors roundtable with Maryland's Larry Hogan, New Hampshire's Chris Sununu, and Pennsylvania's Tom Wolf
Intersession
Intelligent debate
Published Jan 18, 2019
Hopkins students learn the Oxford-style format, which stresses substance over soundbite
Governors forum
Navigating partisan waters
Published Jan 15, 2019
Three governors will discuss how they work with opposing-party legislatures at event co-hosted by JHU's SNF Agora Institute and PBS NewsHour
Yascha Mounk joins SNF Agora Institute
Published Dec 21, 2018
Political scientist's recent work explores the rise of far-right populism and the threat it poses to established liberal democracies in North America, Europe
Strengthening the core
Published Winter 2018
Besides its staggering success in raising more than $6 billion for Johns Hopkins, the Rising to the Challenge campaign generated unprecedented support for traditional core disciplines / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Construction ahead
Location for SNF Agora Institute proposed
Published Dec 4, 2018
Building designed by renowned architect Renzo Piano would be situated next to Wyman Park building on Homewood campus
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How 'public palaces' can bridge divides, restore civility
Published Oct 24, 2018 Video
Investments in social infrastructure strengthen communities and can save lives, NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg says during Homewood campus talk
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Giving shape to change
Published Sept 25, 2018
World-renowned architect Renzo Piano discusses his design philosophy, his vision for the SNF Agora Institute project at Johns Hopkins
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Renzo Piano to design campus building
Published Sept 20, 2018
World-renowned architect will create headquarters for Johns Hopkins institute dedicated to strengthening democracy by improving civic engagement, discourse