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7 | COST ACTION CA 16211 WORKING GROUP 1: PRACTICES - WORKSHOP 3

Liberal Democracy in Crisis? Dialectics of Politicization and Depoliticization
Duration
08 Jul 2021 - 09 Jul 2021
Language
English
Status
REGULAR
Conference directors:
Ana Matan, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Ruzha Smilova, University of Sofia, Bulgaria
José María Rosales, University of Malaga, Spain
Meike Schmidt-Gleim, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
Conference description:

The conference is a concluding event to summarise the findings of a four-year work of the Workgroup Practices, within COST Action CA 16211 RECAST Reappraising Intellectual Debates on Civic Rights and Democracy in Europe. The aim of WG Practices is researching the civic practices regarding civic rights claims, exercise of rights, conflicts of rights, as well as studying the democratic practices, in particular deliberative practices, of civic agents (individuals and groups), and their representations and ambivalent effects on democracy’s own growth and how they compare transnationally.

After studying The Role of Practices at the Intersection of Civic Rights and Democracy (the topic of the first conference of the group) and The New Forms of Social and Political Mobilization: Reinventing Democracy and Civic Rights? (the topic of our second conference), the proposed conference will analyse the challenges but also the promises of new technology for democracy and civic rights in Europe.

In addition to the members of the WG Practices, the event will attract scholars from universities and research organization from Europe and beyond.

 

Conference lecturers:
Aleksandra Belina, University of Warsaw, Poland
Anna Krasteva, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria
Ana Matan, University of Zagreb, Croatia
José María Rosales, University of Malaga, Spain
Premysl Rosulek, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic
Meike Schmidt-Gleim, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
Natalija Shikova, International Balkan University Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
Ruzha Smilova, University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Dušan Spasojević, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Maria Brown, University of Malta, Malta
Evgeni Dainov, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria
Tonči Kursar, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Gonçalo Marcelo, Catholic University of Porto, Portugal
Claudia Wiesner, Fulda University, Germany
Christel Stormhøj, Roskilde University, Denmark
Renáta Uitz, CEU University, Spain