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Update on Deliberative Systems Workshop

Further to the announcement via the blog a few weeks ago, Graham Smith has organised a great workshop on Deliberative Systems at CSD, University of Westminster, for tomorrow (November 26). 123 more words


Scots Deliberate: 61 Minutes of Talk About Talk

How Our Democracy Fails at Conversation

We all know the September vote for Scottish independence failed and the country remains a part of the United Kingdom. 413 more words


Workshop Announcement: Deliberative Systems: A Critical Engagement

Workshop at the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD), University of Westminster, London.

Wednesday 26 November 2014, 10am – 2pm

The most recent ‘turn’ in deliberative democracy is the conceptualisation and application of the deliberative system. 232 more words

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After the referendum: Towards participatory democracy in Scotland

Democracy is always in the making: a never-ending project that requires constant rethinking and development. There are many ways of understanding and practicing democracy, and this article is concerned with those that put citizens at the heart of democratic life. 80 more words

Citizen Participation

More Anti-democratic Narrowing of Public Debate by a Mainstream Economist

An Irish Times article, referring to economist Colm McCarthy, gives another example of how that discipline narrows public debate. He calls for the Irish government to scrap its wind energy development plans on account of loss of energy demand, cuts to renewable energy subsidies in European countries, and a Realpolitik belief that the European renewable energy policy is going to be scrapped. 277 more words

Climate Change

Canberra deliberative democracy centre announces two great post-doc fellowships

The Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance at the University of Canberra is looking to appoint two Post-Doctoral Fellows to work with Professor John Dryzek on his Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship project ‘Deliberative Worlds: Democracy, Justice and a Changing Earth System’. 82 more words

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