THE PROMISE OF DEMOCRACY

Centre for the Study of Democracy
Date: Saturday 3 November 2012
Time: 1.00pm – 7.30pm
Venue: The Board Room, 309 Regent Street, University of Westminster, London.

13:00-13:30
Registration


13:30-15:15
(Panel) Democratic Renewal: Deliberative Judgement, Political Action and Social Change

Chair Professor Chantal Mouffe (University of Westminster)
Paulina Tambakaki (University of Westminster) Agonism, Action, and Democratic Renewal
Mihaela Mihai (York University) Curb Your Enthusiasm: Political Judgment and the Inertia of Political  Habitus
Albena Azmanova (Kent University, Brussels School of International Studies) Political Judgment for an Agonistic Democracy


15:15-15:30
Afternoon Break


15:30-17:15
(Panel) Modernity, Complexity and Democracy

Chair Tom Moore (University of Westminster)
Keith Breen (Queen’s University Belfast) Freedom, Non-Domination, and Workplace Democracy
Matthew Fluck (University of Westminster) Transparency as fear: the dialectic of enlightenment in the age of Wikileaks
David Chandler (University of Westminster) Democracy as Distributive Agency: Politics in the Complexity Age


17:15-17:30
Break


17:30-19:00
(Keynote) The Promise of Democracy, Fred Dallmayr, Emeritus Packey J. Dee Professor, University of Notre Dame


19:00-19:30
Wine Reception hosted by the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Westminster

 

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