What does democracy mean in the EU in the 21st century? How need human rights to be protected in a digital information society? How do we deal with member states that change their democratic standards? Must democracy be democratized?
The symposium “What does democracy mean in the EU in the 21st century?“ will focus on this topics on May 17th 2019. It is organized by the Center for Applied European Studies (CAES) of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Frankfurt UAS). The intention of the symposium is an interdisciplinary - political, philosophical and sociological - approach to these questions.
Speakers are Prof. Dr. Nicole Deitelhoff (political scientist), Jun.-Prof. Dr. Sascha Dickel (media sociologist), Prof. Dr. Klaus-Jürgen Grün (philosopher), Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger (politician und former German Minister of Justice), Prof. Dr. Armin Nassehi (sociologist) and Prof. Dr. Martin Saar (social philosopher). Participation is free of charge, however registration is required. The event will be held in German.
Date: Friday, May 17 2019, 15.00 - 19.30.
Event location: Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Nibelungenplatz 1, 60318 Frankfurt, building 1, room 529
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