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In cooperation with the Colloquium politicum, the Chair of Political Theory cordially invites you to a series of lectures and workshops on the dissolution of the liberal consensus. In this series, organized by Karsten Schubert and Hannah Riede, we will examine current crises in democracy and the rule of law from the perspective of critical legal theory. Please share!
Under the title Die Demo als Revolte Dr. Tim Wihl (FU Berlin) will sound out in his evening lecture how demonstrations can lead to social upheavals. Monday, 15.07.19, 18 o’clock c.t., HS 1119, KG I
What makes a demonstration? Their demarcation from revolution or rebellion seems clear at first glance. Is a demonstration simply a collective expression of opinion? In the lecture, the phenomenon of the demo will be classified against the background of democratic theory, human rights and newer revolutionary theory. Tim Wihl shows that demos can be symbols of countervailing power that fuel plebeian or populist revolts.
In the Workshop on Tuesday, 16.07., 10-13h we have the opportunity for intensive discussions on a part of his current book project. The unpublished text presents a theory of rights as critique. So we will discuss how rights can be used for socially critical projects and how they themselves are the result of resistance and revolts. Please register for the workshop at firstname.lastname@example.org
For this and other series in the Colloquium politicum: https://www.studiumgenerale.uni-freiburg.de/cp/reihen
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- CfP: Special Issue 'The Dissolution of the Liberal Consensus' of the Journal of Political Theory (ZPTh), 18. January 2021
- Audio online: Jelena von Achenbach (Giessen) explains the constitutional reasons for the Brandenburg Parity Law and why gender is a special factor of democratic representation under the German Basic Law, 20. August 2020
- Lecture in Freiburg: Prof. Elisabeth Holzleithner (Vienna) speaks on crises of the liberal constitutional state. On the question of fear. Mon, 27.01.20, 18h ct, 20. January 2020
- Lecture in Freiburg: Jun-Prof. Jelena von Achenbach (Giessen) speaks on gender and democratic representation under the Basic Law. Mon, 13.01.20, 18h ct, 6. January 2020
- Lecture in Freiburg: Dr. Svenja Ahlhaus (Hamburg) talks about democracy, borders and membership. Tue, 26.11.19, 18h, 18. November 2019
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