Representation and Crisis of Democracy

14:00 – 15:30  What makes representative democracy democratic?

  • Milan Znoj (FF UK) Political Will and Public Opinion: from Hegel to Democracy
  • Ľubica Kobová (FHS UK) Political Judgment and the Role of Exemplar: A Case for Democratic Representation 
  • Markéta Mottlová (FF UK) Representative turn: new way of thinking about relationship between representation and democracy

16:00 – 18:00  Recent Challenges and Disfigurations of Representative Democracy

  • Pavel Barša (FF UK) Counter-democracy and presidentialization. Pierre Rosanvallon´s contribution to contemporary democratic theory
  • Giuseppe Ballacci (University of Minho) Representation and the Creation of the ‘People’ in Laclau’s Theory of Populism: A Critical Assessment
  • Jan Bíba (FF UK) Democracy, Sight and the People beyond Plebiscitarianism
  • Michael Augustín (ÚPV SAV) How to escape from the dead end of post-democracy?

Event detail

Event start
14. 3. 2017 14:00 - 18:00
Faculty of Arts, U Kříže 8, Prague (room 4014)
Organizing Institution
Department of Political Science
Event type