Workshop

Political Legitimacy Beyond the State

WP 1 - Theoretical Framework

WP 1 events

Frankfurt am Main, 31 March-1 April 2011

 

Venue: Institute for Advanced Studies of the Humanities, Bad Homburg

Organised by Rainer Forst (Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main) and Rainer Schmalz-Bruns (University of Hannover)

 

Workshop summary (D67) (pdf)

 

This workshop is part of RECON's WP 1 – Theoretical Framework. Read more on the research objectives of WP 1, and on the overall research objectives of RECON.

 

Programme


Thursday, 31 March 2011


13:00-13:15

Introduction
Rainer Forst, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main and Rainer Schmalz-Bruns, University of Hannover

 

Panel 1: Beyond Democratic Legitimacy?

Chair: Rainer Forst, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main

13:15-14:00

Keynote lecture

Morality, Justice and Democratic Legitimacy
James Bohman, Saint Louis University

14:00-15:00

Comments
Bert van den Brink, Utrecht University
Regina Kreide, Giessen University
David Owen, University of Southampton
Miriam Ronzoni,
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main

15:00-15:20

15:20-16:35

16:35-16:55

Coffee break

Discussion

Coffee break

 

Panel 2: Legitimacy Through Legality? 

Chair: Rainer Schmalz-Bruns, University of Hannover

16:55-17:40

Keynote lecture

Legal, Moral or Political: Sources of the Normative Authority of Cosmopolitan Constitutionalism
Mattias Kumm, New York University School of Law

17:40-18:40 

Comments
Klaus Günther, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main
Tanja Hitzel-Cassagnes, Technische Universität Darmstadt
Andreas Niederberger, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main

18:40-19:00

19:00-20:15

20:30

Coffee break

Discussion

Dinner

 

Friday 1 April 2011



Panel 3: Politics of Legitimation

Chair: Daniel Gaus, ARENA, University of Oslo

09:30-10:15

Keynote lecture

Politics of Legitimation
Frank Nullmeier, Centre for Social Policy Research (ZeS), University of Bremen 

10:15-11:15

Comments
Hubertus Buchstein, University of Greifswald
Nicole Deitelhoff,
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main
Peter Niesen, Technische Universität Darmstadt

11:15-11:35

11:35-12:50

12:50-13:30

Coffee break

Discussion

Lunch

 

Panel 4: Legitimacy, Democratic Equality and Social Welfare

Chair: Heike List, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main

13:30-14:15

Keynote lecture

A Sustainable European Future and the Social Dimension: Lessons from Welfare State History
Stephan Leibfried, Centre for Social Policy Research (ZeS), University of Bremen

14:15-15:15

Comments
Albena Azmanova, Brussels School of International Studies
Eva Erman, Uppsala University
Stefan Gosepath,
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main

15:15-15:35

15:35-16:50

Coffee break

Discussion

17:00-19:00

Keynote lecture

Summing up: RECON - Achievements and Future Challenges
Erik O. Eriksen and John Erik Fossum, ARENA, University of Oslo

Roundtable
Erik O. Eriksen, ARENA, University of Oslo
John Erik Fossum, ARENA, University of Oslo
Rainer Forst,
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main
Christopher Lord, ARENA, University of Oslo

Rainer Schmalz-Bruns, University of Hannover

 

 

For more information, please contact Rainer Forst (Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main) or Rainer Schmalz-Bruns (University of Hannover)