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Programme Day I   (pdf)

Friday, January 26th 2007

Programme Day II

Registration from 08:30 

09:00 

Welcome by Morten Egeberg, Director ARENA 

Opening:
Democracy in the Age of Globalisation. Managing the Unmanageable
State Secretary Liv Monica Stubholt

09:30

Reconstituting Democracy in Europe – Three Options
Erik O. Eriksen (ARENA)

10:00

Keynote: Transnational Democracy: The Formal and the Discursive
John Dryzek (Australian National University)

10:30

Comment: Hauke Brunkhorst (University of Flensburg)

Discussion

11:00

Coffee 

11:30 

Keynote: Decentering Democracy: Democratization Beyond the State
James Bohman (Saint Louis University)

12:00 

Comment: Rainer Forst (Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt)

Discussion

 13:00

Lunch 

 14:00

RECON outlined

Introduction and chair: John Erik Fossum (ARENA)

Constitutionalising Multilevel Democracy: Dynamics, Formalities and Ideals
Ben Crum (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
, WP 2

The Status of Institutional Democracy in Europe
Chris Lord (University of Reading), WP 3
 

Gender Equality and Justice in the EU
Yvonne Galligan (Queen’s University Belfast), WP 4

15:00

Comment: Tanja Hitzel-Cassagnes (Leibniz University Hannover)

Discussion

15:30

Coffee 

16:00

Democratisation From Below
Ulrike Liebert (University of Bremen) and Hans-Jörg Trenz (ARENA), WP 5

A Collective Foreign and Security Policy?
Helene Sjursen (ARENA), WP 6

A Supranational Regime of Social Protection?
Agustín José Menéndez (Universidad de León), WP 7

Shifting Borders in Europe - What Kind of Identity?
Zdzislaw Mach (Jagiellonian University Krakow), WP 8

Global Transnationalisation, Juridification and Democratisation Compared
Christian Joerges (European University Institute), WP 9

17:15


Comment: Philippe C. Schmitter (European University Institute)

Discussion

19:30 

Dinner, Radisson SAS Scandinavia Hotel 

 

Programme Day II


 


 

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The conference is organised by ARENA – Centre for European Studies at the University of Oslo (RECON coordinator).

For any queries, please contact the coordination office at ARENA.