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Anne Applebaum: Twilight of Democracy

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Anne Applebaum deconstructs the psychology and motivations of today’s crazed conspiracy theorists and populists in Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism, an incisive examination of the longstanding struggle between democracy and dictatorship. 

Drawing on high-level relationships forged across Europe and America, and an exemplary understanding of contemporary and historical politics, Twilight of Democracy is a confronting and illuminating analysis of a polarised world. In this online event streamed live from Adelaide Writers’ Week, Applebaum will be in conversation with Sally Warhaft. 

This event is broadcast from 1.45pm AEDT Wednesday 3 March, and available on demand until Friday 5 March.

Instructions on how to view the event will be sent to ticket holders and FAQ’s are available here. Need help accessing the stream? Please email enquiries@tikstream.com for support.

Presented in partnership with Adelaide Writers’ Week.

The online bookseller for this event will be Imprints.

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Anne Applebaum

Anne Applebaum is a staff writer for the Atlantic and a Senior Fellow of the Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University. Her previous books include Iron Curtain, winner of the Cundill Prize and a finalist for the National Book Award, and Gulag, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction and a fina... Read more

Sally Warhaft

Sally Warhaft is a Melbourne broadcaster, anthropologist and writer. She is the host of The Fifth Estate, the Wheeler Centre’s live series focusing on journalism, politics, media, and international relations, and The Leap Year, a Wheeler Centre podcast about Australians’ lives in the fog of ... Read more

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