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New Directions in Democratic Theory: OZSW Work in Progress Workshop in Political Philosophy

8 June 2023 @ 14:00 - 17:30

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New Directions in Democratic Theory: OZSW Work in Progress Workshop in Political Philosophy June 8, 2023 Utrecht University Drift 13, Room 205 This workshop brings together political philosophers who focus on contemporary challenges faced by democratic regimes, including oligarchic capture and democratic backsliding. We will explore whether novel institutional mechanisms, such as tribunates, and non-Western philosophical traditions can be employed to address these challenges both within nation states and in the context of EU politics. Registration: Due to limited space,…
New Directions in Democratic Theory: OZSW Work in Progress Workshop in Political Philosophy   June 8, 2023 Utrecht University Drift 13, Room 205 This workshop brings together political philosophers who focus on contemporary challenges faced by democratic regimes, including oligarchic capture and democratic backsliding. We will explore whether novel institutional mechanisms, such as tribunates, and non-Western philosophical traditions can be employed to address these challenges both within nation states and in the context of EU politics. Registration: Due to limited space, you should register by sending an e-mail to u.aytac@uu.nl Programme: 14:00-15:00 “Correcting EU Complicity with Democratic Backsliding” Tom Theuns (Leiden) Commentator: Jan Pieter Beetz (Utrecht) 15:15-16:15 “Democracy and the Limits of Confucian Political Meritocracy” Elena Ziliotti (Delft) Commentator: Jingjing Li (Leiden) 16:30-17:30 “The Tribunate as a Realist Democratic Innovation” Janosch Prinz (Maastricht) & Manon Westphal (Münster) Commentator: Lillian Cicerchia (Amsterdam) Organizers: Ugur Aytac & Josette Daemen (OZSW Study Group in Political Philosophy)

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8 June 2023
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14:00 - 17:30
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Utrecht University
Drift 13, Room 205
Utrecht, Netherlands
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New Directions in Democratic Theory:

OZSW Work in Progress Workshop in Political Philosophy

 

June 8, 2023

Utrecht University

Drift 13, Room 205

This workshop brings together political philosophers who focus on contemporary challenges faced by democratic regimes, including oligarchic capture and democratic backsliding. We will explore whether novel institutional mechanisms, such as tribunates, and non-Western philosophical traditions can be employed to address these challenges both within nation states and in the context of EU politics.

Registration: Due to limited space, you should register by sending an e-mail to u.aytac@uu.nl

Programme:

14:00-15:00

“Correcting EU Complicity with Democratic Backsliding”

Tom Theuns (Leiden)

Commentator: Jan Pieter Beetz (Utrecht)

15:15-16:15

“Democracy and the Limits of Confucian Political Meritocracy”

Elena Ziliotti (Delft)

Commentator: Jingjing Li (Leiden)

16:30-17:30

“The Tribunate as a Realist Democratic Innovation”

Janosch Prinz (Maastricht) & Manon Westphal (MĂĽnster)

Commentator: Lillian Cicerchia (Amsterdam)

Organizers: Ugur Aytac & Josette Daemen (OZSW Study Group in Political Philosophy)

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