III deliberative democracy summer school, 27–29 June 2018 Turku Finland

Finnish Centre for Democracy Research at the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University is hosting the third deliberative democracy summer school in Turku, 27–29 June 2018. The summer school is held in collaboration with the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance at the University of Canberra. The three day summer school focuses on implementation of citizen deliberation as a democratic practice in relation to representative and direct democracy. The full program can be found here: http://findem.fi/summer-school/.

Keynote speakers include

27 June 9:30–11:00 am
David Farrell, University College Dublin
“The Irish experience of mixing representative and deliberative democracy”

28 June 9:30–11:00 am
John Gastil, Penn State University
“How to make direct democracy more deliberative”

29 June 10.00–11:30 am
John Dryzek, University of Canberra
“Directions in deliberative theory and practice”

All keynote lectures are open to the public. No registration required.