Seminar | Future Sensitivity of Democracy


17.6.2019 klo 13.00 - 17.00
Should democracies be more future sensitive?
Can political institutions be designed to care about the future?
Has democratic deliberation capacity for future-making?

This seminar explores three different approaches to the relationship between democratic practices and the future based on the following academic papers:
Mark E. Warren (University of British Columbia): Rethinking the future sensitivity of democracy through the all affected principle
Graham Smith (University of Westminster): The legitimacy of independent offices for future generations
Nicole Curato (University of Canberra): Future-making as practice of public deliberation

The event is free of charge and open to everyone interested in the topic. However, prior registration is required. Please register no later than 10 June here:

The seminar organized by the project “Participation in Long-Term Decision-Making” (PALO) funded by the Strategic Research Council (SRC) at the Academy of Finland. With the objective to strengthen democracy, PALO develops better practices for deliberative citizen participation. Follow our latest news on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to our newsletter here.

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Taskinen, Mari