In this seminar, leading specialists will debate the shifting landscape of democracy today, addressing questions such as the impact of new technologies in communication processes, and the ensuing reorganization of the public space, the increasing technocratization of political decisions and the effects of the global pandemic, which has challenged conventional approaches regarding how to deal with collective problems.
3 March, Fernando Vallespín, "How to restore a more deliberative public space"
8 March, Massimo La Torre, "The dangers of populism for liberal democracy"
10 March, John Keane, "A brief history of expertise, and its growing importance for democracy"
15 March, Máriam Martínez-Bascuñán, "Post-truth, democracy and populism"”and Tõnis Saarts, "Political parties, the quality of democracy and the rise of populism in Central and Eastern Europe"
18 March, Wolfgang Merkel, "Migration, Covid, climate: who governs in deep crises?"
22 March, Marta Fraile, "Gender and democracy: rethinking equality and the backlash"
24 March, Carlos Thiebaut, "New reactive intolerance"
For more information, click on the website www.democracyandtolerance.org