Seminar Series - Historical trajectories of Democratic Innovations

Seminar 3:Solving Crises?

Are democratic innovations effective in addressing the current multiple crises of democracy (e.g., climate change, run-away inequality, etc.)? If so, how do democratic innovations advance knowledge and know-how in this field?

Date: November 20, 3-5PM

Guest Speakers:

  • Prof. Graham Smith, Professor of Politics at the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) in the School of Social Sciences, University of Westminster; Founding Chair of the Knowledge Network on Climate Assemblies (KNOCA).
  • Prof. Oliver Escobar, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, University of Edinburgh; Academic Lead on Democratic Innovation at the Edinburgh Futures Institute.