How much participation can democracy take?

16 from October 2020 from 19:30 to 20:30

Jardines de interior de manzana de Agustí Centelles

In person (by prior registration)

“They don't represent us!”. Starting a couple of decades ago, this slogan has embodied the mistrust or disaffection that citizens feel towards the mechanisms of representation.

What are the alternatives to enable new life to be breathed into the liberal democracies? Or perhaps we need to maintain our faith in democracy’s collective decision-making procedures? What can we learn from technocracies? Is a referendum the democratic mechanism par excellence? What is a representational relationship?

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