Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Global and Historical Perspectives on the US 2016 Election

Posted: 11/14/2016 (Local Events)

This year’s unpredictable and groundbreaking presidential campaign inspired hyperbole, hysteria, and plenty of historical comparisons. How history-making *was* this year’s race?  How does it relate to broader trends around the world?

Join four UW History faculty as they situate the US election amid broader global and historical trends. Moving from Duterte’s Philippines to Fujimori’s Peru to post-Brexit Europe to the America of Clinton and Trump, our panel will explore the broader historical forces shaping today’s political landscape, and what it means for the global future.

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Date: 11/16/2016

Time: 5:30 - 8:30 PM PT

Location: University of Washington, Kane Hall, Walker Ames 225