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Workshop: “Democracy Beyond Political Borders”

July 13, 2015 at 14:15

Aula Toti Viale Romania, 32

The Global Policy Institute (Durham) and LUISS (Rome), in collaboration with the Global Policy Journal and supported by the European Research Council, are delighted to invite you to a joint workshop on “Democracy Beyond Political Borders”. 

Monday, 13 July (14:00 - 19:00)


  • Giuliano Amato, Democracy – A Global Perspective 

Panel 1. Democracy – (Supra)National Realities

  • Democracy – A (Italian) Historical View

Giovanni Orsina, Deputy Director of LUISS School of Government and Professor of Contemporary History, LUISS Guido Carli  

  • Democracy in Europe

Charles Meier, Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Harvard University

Coffee Break

  • Democracy and Foreign Affairs Powers 

Robert Schutze, Professor of European Law and Director of the Durham European Law Institute

  • Which democracy for a union of states?

Sergio Fabbrini, Director of the LUISS School of Government and Professor of Political Science and International Relations, LUISS Guido Carli

General Discussion

Tuesday, 14 July (09:00 -13:30)

Panel 2. Democracy – Philosophical Perspectives

  • Ethical Preconditions of Global Democracy

Sebastiano Maffettone, Full Professor of Political Philosophy, and Director of Center for Ethics and Global Politics. LUISS Guido Carli

  • Republicanism: An (Inter)national Concept

Hauke Brunkhorst, Professor of Sociology and Head of the Institute of Sociology at the University of Flensburg, Germany

Coffee Break

  • The Enduring Recurrence of the Notion “Community” in International Law’

Gleider Hernandez, Senior Lecturer in Public International Law at Durham Law School and Deputy Director of Durham Global Policy Institute

  • Democracy and Minorities

Neera Chandhoke, Professor of Political Science University of Delhi

General Discussion

  • Concluding Remarks

David Held, Master of University College, Durham and Professor of Politics and International Relations,  Durham University and LUISS Guido Carli. 


For information and registrations:

LUISS School of Government

Tel: 0039 06 85225052