Conservatism in the Age of Trump with Ramesh Ponnuru

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Event Information: 

The Fels Institute of Government is proud to host Ramesh Ponnuru, for a discussion on conservatism and the Age of Trump. This conversation will be moderated by Dr. Rogers Smith, Associate Dean for the Social Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Smith is a renowned scholar of constitutional law, American political thought, and modern legal and political theory, with special interests in questions of citizenship, race, ethnicity and gender. He has authored or co-authored six books, including Civic Ideals: Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in U.S. History, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

About the Speaker:

Ramesh Ponnuru (pictured above) is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg View, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute. In the Fall of 2013, he was a resident fellow at the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics. Ponnuru grew up in Kansas City and graduated summa cum laude from Princeton's history department. Ponnuru has published articles in numerous newspapers including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Newsday, and the New York Post. He has also written for First Things, Policy Review, The Weekly Standard, The New Republic, Reason, and other publications. He has appeared on numerous television news programs. He is the author of The Party of Death: The Democrats, the Media, the Courts, and the Disregard for Human Life. He is also the author of the monograph The Mystery of Japanese Growth (American Enterprise Institute/Centre for Policy Studies).


Location Name: 
Room 208, the ARCH Building
Location Address: 

3601 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Event Contact: 

Fels Institute of Government

The Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326

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