The US Election and the Future of Global Populism
Donald Trump was elected in 2016 riding a wave of global populism. His first term has marked a turn toward isolationism, nationalism, and attacks on domestic and international institutions. How will the COVID-19 epidemic and racial protests in the US affect the outcome of the upcoming US election, and what implications will this have for geopolitics?
The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Institute continues its series of free virtual talks throughout the fall, allowing the community to tune in from the safety of their own homes. Spanning a variety of topics and conversations that range from politics and food to sustainability and arts, the October series will cover the US presidential elections, how female artists envision the future of Middle Eastern art, the challenges and opportunities related to freshwater resources, and food and nutrition security in the age of COVID-19.
Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Mosbacher Director, Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law; Director, Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy, Stanford University