Workshop

Political Legitimacy and Democracy in Transnational Perspective

WP 1 - Theoretical Framework

WP 1 events

Frankfurt am Main, 24-25 October 2008


Venue: Uni Campus Westend, Grüneburgplatz 1, JohannWolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt, conference room IG 1.314'Eisenhower Saal'  

Organised by Rainer Forst (JWGU) and Rainer Schmalz-Bruns (University of Hannover)


Workshop participants: Practical and hotel information Best Western (pdf)

SAC meeting: Practical and hotel information Breesen (pdf)

 

Programme (03.10.08) (download pdf)


Friday 24 October 2008


Legitimacy: Procedural, Epistemic, Substantive

10:00-10:05
Welcoming speech
10:05-11:20
Democratic Legitimacy beyond Borders: on the Possibility of Government without a State
Erik O. Eriksen, ARENA, University of Oslo

Commentator: Nicole Deitelhoff, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt

11:20-11:35 

Coffee break

11:35-12:50
Substantive Legitimacy, Global Justice, and European Enlargement
Glyn Morgan, Harvard University
Commentator: John Erik Fossum, ARENA, University of Oslo

12:50-14:30

Lunch break

14:30-15:45
Justice not Democracy: Legitimacy in the European Union
Jürgen Neyer, European University Viadrina Frankfurt
Commentator: Rainer Forst, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University

15:45-16:00

Coffee break

16:00-17:15
Democratic Legitimacy, Supranationalism and International Organisations
Stefan Kadelbach, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University
Commentator: Christian Joerges, ZERP, University of Bremen

17:15-17:30 

Coffee break


Democracy and or Beyond the State

17:30-18:45

Democracy In and Beyond the State

Volker Röben, Swansea University
Commentator: Tanja Hitzel-Cassagnes
, University of Hannover

20:00 

Dinner




Saturday 25 October 2008



09:30-10:45

Polecats, Lions and Foxes: Some Reflections on Attempts to Use Indirect Legitimacy to Justify the EU as a 'Restrained yet Capable' Form of Political Power

Christopher Lord, ARENA, University of Oslo

Commentator: Heike List, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University

10:45-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:15

Postnational Democracies without Postnational States? Some Skeptical Reflections

Bill Scheuerman, Indiana University

Commentator: Peter Niesen, Technische Universität Darmstadt

12:15-13:00 

Lunch break

13:00-14:15

The Great Chain of Legitimacy: Justifying Transnational Democracy

Frank Nullmeier and Tanja Pritzlaff, University of Bremen

Commentator: Rainer Schmalz-Bruns, University of Hannover



15:00-18:00

RECON SAC meeting (conference room: IG 1.418, Uni Campus Westend)

RECON Scientific Advisory Committee (RECON work package leaders only)