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BJPIR Public Lecture Hosted by SPS

BJPIR Public Lecture Hosted by SPS: Why We Need More and More State Coercion and What to do About it
Speaker: Professor Jane Mansbridge # Harvard
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Date and Time
9th Jun 2016 17:00 - 9th Jun 2016 19:30
Conference Room, ECCI, High School Yards, Edinburgh

Jane Mansbridge is Adams Professor at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard - and one of the leading scholars of democracy of our time. She is the author of the now classic Beyond Adversary Democracy and the award-winning Why We Lost the ERA. Her current work includes studies of representation, democratic deliberation, everyday activism, and the public understanding of free-rider problems.

Professor Mansbridge will present the British Journal of Politics and International Relations lecture addressing the question of why - in a world of growing interdependence and complex challenges - we need more and more ‘legitimate coercion’. The Lecture is open to the public.

The Lecture will be preceded by a short ceremony to confer upon Professor Mansbridge an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh

Presentation of Honorary Degree  - 5.00-5.15

Jane Mansbridge Lecture  - 5.15- 6.30

Reception - 6.30-7.30


bJPIR Public Lecture