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1st workshop on political equality and voting

1st workshop on political equality and voting

This workshop is part of the work program for the project on political equality and voting that is directed by Jørn Sønderholm and funded by the Aalborg University talent management program. Aalborg University is delighted to welcome a number of distinguished guests as well as a number of academics at Aalborg University working on issues related to politics and voting. The papers presented at the workshop will deal with issues that are central to the research project on political equality and voting. Everyone at Aalborg University as well as guests from other academic institutions or outside of academia are very welcome to participate in the workshop. Please feel free to contact Jørn Sønderholm (jds@learning.aau.dk) for further information.


27.02.2017 kl. 09.30 - 16.10



09:30 - 10: 00 Coffee and Welcome (Annette Lorentsen)
10:00 - 10:40 Anne Marie Pahuus, Associate Dean, research (Arts), Aarhus University
Title: Political equality and social trust – insertion in the company of “peers” according to Hannah Arendt
10:50 - 11:30 Jens Damgaard Thaysen, Aalborg University
Title: Compulsory Voting as State Coercion
11:40 - 12:20 Jes Lynning Harfeld, Aalborg University
Title: The electoral fellowship – on communitarianism and common justice in voting
12:20 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14.10 Simon L. Jørgensen, Aalborg University
Title: Ought We to Enfranchise Children?
14:20 - 15:00

Kim Angell, University of Oslo
Title: A Life Plan-Based Principle of Voting Rights

15:10 - 16:00 Lisa Herzog, Hochschule für Politik München (HfP)
Title: Epistemic arguments for workplace democracy
16:00 - 16:10 16 - 16:10 Concluding Remarks and end of workshop (Jørn Sønderholm)


Aalborg University
Kroghstræde 3, 9220 Aalborg Øst
Room 3.135
Everyone is welcome!


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contact information

If you have any questions, please contact:

Jørn Sønderholm, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Learning and Philosophy
Aalborg University

Mail: jds@learning.aau.dk




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