We are pleased to welcome professor Stefan Napel (University of Bayreuth) to give a presentation titled “Borda vs. Condorcet vs. Plurality: The Power Success and Size of Voter Groups” at the FinDem seminar series. The seminar will take place on November 8th, starting at 14:15 in the seminar room 269 (Publicum -building).
Prof. Dr. Stefan Napel’s research interests include game theory, power measures, voting methods and political economy of the European Union. His work has appeared in several leading journals, including Social Choice and Welfare, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, and Group Decision and Negotiation. He is a member of the Public Choice Research Centre and (we are pleased to say) a frequent visitor to Turku.
The department of Philosophy, Contemporary History, and Political Science (here on PhiCoPo) is hosting a workshop on Justice and Epistemic Democracy (October 27-28). We are happy to welcome several distinguished academics working in the fields of democracy research and moral philosophy. Speakers include:
- Peter Stone (Trinity College, Dublin)
- Francesca Pasquali (The University of Milan)
- Alfred Moore (Cambridge University)
- Enzo Rossi (University of Amsterdam)
- Andrew Knops (University of Birmingham)
- Eerik Lagerspetz (University of Turku)
- Jonathan Kuyper (Stockholm University)
- Ian O’Flynn (Newcastle University)
- Maija Setälä (University of Turku)
The workshop is open for audience! For a complete program and further information, please see here.
Dr. Simon Niemeyer (University of Canberra) will give a presentation entitled “When does deliberation really begin? And when does it end?”
Time and place: Tuesday 30 August at 14.15, seminar room 299 at Publicum.
Last research seminar of the spring season 2016 at Åbo Akademi University is on the 26th of May 2-4 PM. Henrik Serup Christensen presents his paper on inclusiveness in deliberation. The location is ASA House, A stairs, 4th floor and room A 402 (Demos).
Professor Lars Vinx (Bilkent University) gave the key note lecture on militant democracy in the opening seminar of the centre.
Finnish Centre for Democracy Research arranges an opening seminar on 15th of April at the University of Turku (Educarium’s lecture hall 3, address Assistentinkatu 7).
10:00 Opening words chair person of the board professor Maija Setälä
10:10 Key note professor Lars Vinx (Bilkent University): Militant democracy
11:00 Panel discussion: The current state of democracy research in Åbo/Turku
11:45 Buffet lunch (only for the enrolled) and poster display
Examination of an academic dissertation (philosophy)
Daniel Weyermann: “Political Legitimacy and Ethnocultural Justice. Essays on Public Reason, Democratic Citizenship, and the Rights of Cultural Minorities.”
Examinator: Prof. Sune Laegaard ( Roskilde University)
Lecture Hall 2 Publicum, University of Turku
March the 19th, 12 .00
The public defence of a doctoral thesis at Åbo Akademi University
Cameron dissertation call
Disputations anslag Cameron