DEMOS21 Event Recordings

"Who Should Decide? Beyond the Democratic Boundary Problem" with Laura Valentini (Professor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics, King’s College London):

December 9, 2020 | Organized by Prof. Julian Culp

Professor Valentini holds a first degree (“laurea”) in Political Science from Pavia University (Italy), and an MA and a PhD in Political Philosophy from University College London. She was a Junior Research Fellow at the Queen’s College (Oxford University), and a postdoc at the Center for Human Values (Princeton University). Prior to joining King's, she was Lecturer in Political Philosophy at UCL and Associate Professor of Political Science at LSE. Laura has held visiting positions at the Australian National University, the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, the University of Uppsala, Harvard University, and the University of Frankfurt. In 2015, she was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize in Politics and International Relations. Laura's work is situated in the fields of contemporary political, legal and moral philosophy. Her research interests include: global justice, democracy, freedom, (human) rights, political obligation, the methodology of political theory, and the relation between political theory, social ontology and the social sciences more broadly.

DEMOS21 Inaugural Event “What is Engagement?” with Étienne Balibar

December 11, 2020 | With Professor Stephen Sawyer (AUP), Petar Bojanić (IFDT), Sanja Bojanić (CAS SEE), Prof. Philip Golub (AUP), Zona Zaric, and Gazela Pudar Draško (IFDT)

The Center for Critical Democracy Studies at The American University of Paris is organizing a Special Lecture with Étienne Balibar entitled “What is engagement?” This lecture is organized in partnership with the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory at the University of Belgrade (IFDT) and the Center for Advanced Studies Southeast Europe at the University of Rijeka (CAS SEE).

On this occasion, Étienne Balibar will receive the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory’s Annual Award for Critical Engagement “Miladin Životić”. The event will be moderated by Professor Philip Golub (AUP) and Zona Zaric (MA AUP).