Hans Asenbaum is visiting Åbo Akademi University between September and December 2018. He is a PhD candidate and Visiting Lecturer at the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster in London. His interests include theories and empirical research on participatory democracy and questions of inclusion and exclusion in participatory processes.
Sævar Finnbogason is visiting University of Turku between the 2nd and the 29th of August 2018. Finbogason is a graduate student at University of Iceland in the Department of History and Philosophy. He does research in social and political philosophy, ethics and applied philosophy.
Dr. Nicole Curato is visiting University of Turku between the 10th and the 20th of September 2017. Curato is a research fellow at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance at University of Canberra. Her research interests include deliberative democracy, contemporary social theory and political participation.