The People In and Outside the Parliament
Discussions on representative democracy
Conference of Eötvös Károly Public Policy Institute and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
Date: 9 May 2017 9:30 - 15:30
Venue: Kőleves Restaurant Conference Hall (1075 Budapest, Kazinczy utca 41.)
Participation in the conference is free of charge but registration at firstname.lastname@example.org is required.
09:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:15 Opening by László Majtényi (chairman of EKINT) and Jan Niklas Engels (director of FES)
10:15 - 11:45
1ST ROUNDTABLE: IS THERE AN ALTERNATIVE TO REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY?
Péter Csigó – sociologist, Institute of Political History
Attila Mráz – political philosopher, Hungarian Civil Liberties Union
Péter Sólyom – lawyer, University of Debrecen
Péter Szigeti – lawyer, earlier president of the National Election Committee
Moderator: Bernadette Somody (EKINT)
11:45 - 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 - 13:30
2ND ROUNDTABLE: IS REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY IN A CRISIS?
Ferenc Hammer – sociologist, Eötvös Loránd University
Zoltán Miklósi – political philosopher, Central European University, EKINT
Anna Unger – political scientist, Eötvös Loránd University
Moderator: Domokos Lázár (EKINT)
13:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 15:30
3RD ROUNDTABLE: THE POTENTIALS OF REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY AND THE TOOLS OF DIRECT PARTICIPATION
Nóra Chronowski – lawyer, Eötvös Loránd University
Zotlán Pozsár-Szentmiklósy – lawyer, Eötvös Loránd University
Zoltán Szente – lawyer, National University of Public Service
Renáta Uitz – lawyer, Central European University
Moderator: László Majtényi (EKINT)
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The conference is funded by: The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung