Berggruen Institute Founders Nicolas Berggruen and Nathan Gardels kicked off their book tour in March 2019 at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Join them on their journey as they unveil their bold approaches for renovating democracy.
As a follow-up to Intelligent Governance for the 21st Century: A Middle Way between West and East, their latest work Renovating Democracy: Governing in the Age of Globalization and Digital Capitalism (April 2019) is the first in the Berggruen Institute series on the “Great Transformations” published by the University of California Press (UC Press).
Current book tour dates are listed below with additional dates being added as they are confirmed. Please check back frequently for updates.
Note: Exclusively for our Berggruen Institute network, UC Press is offering a limited time 40 percent discount code: 19W6125. To use this code, please click here.
Upcoming Book Tour Dates:
Action With Vision
March 5: 3:15 p.m. (Private Event)
*Final date and time to be confirmed
Previous Book Tour Dates (2019):
March 12: 9:30 – 10:30am
LA Times Festival of Books
Where Do We Go From Here? Contextualizing This American Moment
April 14: 1:30 – 2:30pm
Live Talks Los Angeles
Moss Theatre in Santa Monica
April 24: 8:00 p.m.
Milken Global Conference
April 27: Private Event
A Conversation with Evan Spiegel, CEO, Snap Inc.
April 30: Private Event
Social Media and Democracy Workshop
May 1-2*: Private Event
Moderated by: Reid Hoffman
May 11: 2:00pm
Moderated by: Laura D. Tyson
Social Science Matrix
May 13: Noon
Chatham House: Members Only Talk & Book Signing
Direct Democracy: Participation Without Populism?
Chaired by Hans Kundnani, Senior Research Fellow, Europe Programme, Chatham House
June 24: 6 pm to 7:30 pm
European University Institute – School of Transnational Governance
July 8 & 9
Blavatnik School of Government – University of Oxford
Moderated by: Dean Ngaire Woods
September 9: 5:30 p.m.
The Brookings Institute
October 1: 1:00 p.m.
University of Pennsylvania Perry World House
October 2: 4:30 p.m.
Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School
October 3: 5:30 p.m.
Campbell Brown Salon
New York City
October 7: 6:00 p.m. (Private Event)
Asia Society | New York
Moderated by: Josette Sheeran
New York City
October 10: 6:30 p.m.
October 11: Noon
LA World Affairs Council
Moss Theater, Santa Monica
October 14: 7:00 p.m.
Asia Society | Southern California
Moderated by: Dick Drobnick
October 21: 6:00 p.m.
UCLA Book Talk (Luskin 2355)
Co-sponsored with Luskin School of Public Affairs
October 24: 1:15 p.m.
Burkle Center Salon
Sponsored by Burkle Center
October 24: 6:30 (Private Event)