Workshop

Empirical and conceptual challenges for the theory of deliberative democracy

WP 1 - Theoretical Framework

WP 1 events

Oslo, 4 December 2008


Organised by ARENA - Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo

Venue: ARENA seminar room, Sognsveien 68  (2nd floor)

Where to find us

 

Programme


13:00-13:10
Introduction
Daniel Gaus, ARENA, University of Oslo
13:10-14:45
From barganing to arguing, from strategic to communicative action? Theoretical perspectives, analytical distinctions and methodological problems in empirical studies of deliberative processes
Thomas Saretzki, Universität Lüneburg
Manipulation, bargaining or argumentation? A comment on Jon Elster
Erik O. Eriksen, ARENA, University of Oslo
14:45-15:00
Coffee break
15:00-15:55
Conditions for democratic decision-making in the second pillar? A deliberative perspective
Anne Elizabeth Stie, ARENA, University of Oslo
16:05-17:00
The wonderful artificiality of statehood - the idea of the formal state and transnational democracy
Rainer Schmalz-Bruns, Universität Hannover



For more information, please contact Daniel Gaus (ARENA)