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Thu. Feb 18, 2021 | 12:00 PM CST

After the Insurrection: How to Build a More Resilient Democracy

Join the New York Public Library and Brennan Center for Justice for a discussion of the reform agenda taking center stage in the new Congress.


Tue. Feb 02, 2021 | 11:00 AM CST

Congress Overwhelmed: The Decline in Congressional Capacity and Prospects for Reform

The R Street Institute will host a discussion with the authors of Congress Overwhelmed on their ideas for fixing the problems that currently ail Congress.


Thu. Jan 28, 2021 | 6:30 PM CST

Finding a Path: Taking the Next Step in Crime Prevention, Education

Join the Harris School of Public Policy's Crime Lab and Education Lab for a discussion on policy innovation in our cities and career opportunities for those seeking to make a difference.


Thu. Jan 28, 2021 | 11:00 AM CST

Book Discussion: Congress Overwhelmed

Please join New America’s Political Reform program for a panel discussion about Congress Overwhelmed and what we can expect of our first branch of government as we enter a new era of Democratic control in Washington amid a pandemic, economic crisis, and ongoing threats of insurrection.


Wed. Jan 13, 2021 | 12:00 PM CST

Better Democracy: Voting Rights, Election Security & Ethics Reform in HR 1

Business for America will host a discussion with Congressman Sarbanes about H.R. 1, the prospects for passage in 2021, and why it matters to business.


Thu. Nov 05, 2020 | 6:30 PM CST

Election 2020 Debrief: A Conversation with UChicago Social Sciences Faculty

Join CEG Director William Howell as he moderates an election debrief with faculty in the University of Chicago's Division of the Social Sciences. What were their expectations, and what are their observations in the immediate wake of the election? What will the result mean for the country going forward?


Fri. Oct 30, 2020 | 12:30 PM CDT

Swing State: What are the Polls Showing in North Carolina?

The Harris School of Public Policy will host a discussion for prospective students regarding the state of the campaign in North Carolina, one of the key presidential battleground states this election cycle.


Thu. Oct 29, 2020 | 7:30 AM CDT

Yuen Lecture Series: Burning the House Down – A 2020 Election Eve-Reality Check

The Hong Kong Jockey Club University of Chicago Academic Complex will host a discussion between CEG Director William Howell and Professor Terry M. Moe of Stanford University regarding their new book, Presidents, Populism and the Crisis of Democracy, which focuses on what needs to happen in America if democracy is to be preserved.


Sat. Oct 17, 2020 | 12:45 PM CDT

Reinventing Democracy for the 21st Century

As a part of the University of Chicago's 40th Humanities Day program, the Division of the Humanities and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences will host a conversation featuring CEG Director William Howell on how the US can reinvent democracy for the 21st century.


Wed. Oct 07, 2020 | 11:00 AM CDT

Book Event with William Howell and Terry Moe

A conversation with CEG Director William Howell and Terry Moe, as they discuss their new book, Presidents, Populism, and the Crisis of Democracy.