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2017 deliberative democracy summer school announced

The 2017 edition of the University of Canberra’s excellent deliberative summer schools has just been announced.

These are great – two days, 30-or-so participants from big names to just-starting PhD students, focusing on cutting edge themes in deliberative theory and practice, with lovely hosts and great surrounds. 22 more words

Deliberation And Deliberative Democracy

Appearing in a seminar room near you...

I’ve been remiss in posting news about travel, seminars etc – actually, I’ve been remiss about posting anything at all, and plead the usual feeble excuses. 323 more words

Deliberation And Deliberative Democracy

New paper: Participation in Transition(s)

In a new open access paper in the Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning Jason Chilvers and Noel Longhurst set out a new framework that reconceives public and civil society engagement in energy transitions as co-produced, relational and emergent. 501 more words

Transitions To Sustainability

New report for Participatory Budgeting practitioners, activists and policy makers in Scotland and beyond

An exciting collaboration has been established between the Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH) and What Works Scotland (WWS) to support the strategic and operational delivery of Participatory Budgeting within Scotland and beyond. 99 more words


Could sortition reinvigorate our democracies?

A real democracy would replace elections with sortition, argues The Sortition Foundation http://sortitionfoundation.org.
Here is a fantastic short video that outlines the argument.
Citizen Participation

Deliberative systems project wins Australian research funding

I am delighted to announce that I’ve won an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant for a project to map and compare three deliberative systems in Australia, Scotland, and the United States. 281 more words

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