INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC/CIVIL SOCIETY CONFERENCE Mon 6th – Tues 7th September, 2021 Istanbul, Turkey * The conference will be held in person. If necessary, it will be postponed until travel is possible. * Hosted by Society and Legal Research Foundation (TOHAV) and Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (CISRUL), Aberdeen University Confirmed speakers include: Shalini Randeria Director, Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy, … Continue reading Civil Society and Democratic Backsliding Conference (Istanbul)
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Citizenship is often glossed as membership of political community, yet there is surprisingly little discussion of what is meant by political community and what membership in it entails. Scholars have often treated citizenship in liberal terms as an expansive set of rights, which citizens as nationals claim from states. Yet citizenship and the political community it entails need not be centred on liberal rights, nor nation, nor democracy.
Our workshop participants, after two days of fruitful discussions Final Conference Programme This conference on radical democratic citizenship marks the 50th anniversary of the global wave of protests in 1968, when people occupied workplaces and public spaces, collectively demanding changes in policies and calling for a shift in politics. Movements aimed variously to resist regimes deemed … Continue reading Radical Democratic Citizenship