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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? … Continue reading

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CFP: Deliberation after consensus: Democracy, epistemic quality and public discourse

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 … Continue reading

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Militant Democracy

My book,A Theory of Militant Democracy: The Ethics of Combatting Political Extremism, has just been published, so I thought I would post a brief description. The book considers how pro-democratic forces can safeguard representative government from anti-democratic groups. By granting … Continue reading

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CFP: Rethinking Political Catholicism, Rome, May 22-23, 2014

Although the study of religion and politics has blossomed over the past decade, the normative debates over the appropriate place of religion in modern democracies often remain divorced from the study of the actual practices and meanings of religion in … Continue reading

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CONF: Cosmopolitanism and Conflict, Rome, October 11-13 2013

Cosmopolitanism and Conflict John Cabot University, Rome, October 11-13 2013  Contemporary global politics is increasingly marked by conflicts. One thinks of conflicts over institutions and authorities, resources and citizenship, military force and climate change, religion and ideology. Yet prevailing cosmopolitan … Continue reading

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CFP – Challenges to Participation in Democracy

CALL FOR PAPERS Conference – Challenges to Participation in Democracy University of Lisbon, Faculty of Letters, 16th-17th May 2013   Recent political events have brought the problem of political participation to a new light by promoting active participation in ‘occupy … Continue reading

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