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Author Archives: Johan Karlsson Schaffer
Final call for papers: Deliberation after consensus – Democracy, epistemic quality and public discourse
Workshop, Paris, 20-21 November 2014.
Keynote speakers: Simone Chambers and Jürg Steiner.
We invite paper proposals on four topics:
1. What is the role of consensus in deliberative democratic theory?
2. How does agreement affect the quality of subsequent deliberation?
3. How to measure deliberative rationality and epistemic quality?
4. What is the relationship between expert discourse, democratic deliberation and epistemic quality in political processes?
Paper proposal deadline: September 1, 2014.
Where required, we’ll cover travel and accommodation expenses for paper givers.
Further info is to be found here:
We’re inviting abstracts for a workshop on deliberative democracy to be held in Paris, France, 20–21 November 2014. Keynote speakers are Simone Chambers and Jürg Steiner.
We welcome contributions from scholars in political science, philosophy, law, media and communication, and related disciplines on any of the following topics:
- What is the role of consensus in deliberative democratic theory?
- How does agreement affect the quality of subsequent deliberation?
- How to measure deliberative rationality and epistemic quality?
- What is the relationship between expert discourse, democratic deliberation and epistemic quality in political processes?
Three positions as postdoctoral research fellows (duration 3 years) are available at PluriCourts – Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order, a Centre of Excellence at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Norway.
- Post-Doc 1 is in Political Science with a focus on the functioning or the effects of international courts and tribunals
- Post-Doc 2 is in Law with a focus on international courts and tribunals regarding trade
- Post-Doc 3 is in Political Philosophy/Political Theory with a focus on the legitimacy of international courts and tribunals.
Expected starting date at the latest September 1, 2013. The fellowships are for a period of three years with 10% teaching duties, and with an additional 10% of duties within the field of research administration (e.g. organizing conferences) of the PluriCourts Centre, details to be agreed. Salary based on salary level 57-65 (448 200-519 500 NOK per annum).