Book Launch: Democratic Situations Edited by Andreas Birkbak and Irina Papazu
Come celebrate the publication with us!
08.06.2022 kl. 14.00 - 15.30
14:00 - 14:15: Presentation by the editors
14:15 - 14:30: Intervention by invited discussant Anders Blok, University of Copenhagen
14:30 - 14:45: Discussion
14:45 - 15:30: Bubbles and snacks
*The first 45 minutes can be attended via Zoom:
about the book
Democratic Situations places the making and doing of democratic politics at the centre of relational research. The book turns the well-known sites of contemporary Euro-American democracy – elections, bureaucracies, public debates and citizen participation – into fluctuating democratic situations where supposedly untouchable democratic ideals are contested and warped in practice. The empirical cases demonstrate that democracy cannot be reduced to theoretical schemes of conflict, institutions or deliberation. Instead, they offer an urgently needed renewal of our understanding of democratic politics at a time when conventional ideas increasingly fail to capture current events such as Brexit, Trump and Covid19.
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