The Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster is hosting a two-day interdisciplinary conference, New Perspectives on the Problem of the Public on 15-16 May 2014.

Deadline for abstracts (250 words) is Friday 21 February 2014. Please send abstracts to Michele Ledda [email protected], Robert Cowley [email protected] and David Chandler [email protected].

We invite papers and panel proposals on the following topics (and are keen to include a wide variety of academic fields):

  • new representations of the public
  • the public and the role of teaching/knowledge
  • materials and policy-making
  • space and the production of the public
  • crisis, responsivity and resilience

Find out more about the conference, invited speakers and application process.

We have some funding to support travel and subsistence for paper presenters.

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