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Innovating Student Democracy: The Potential for Random Selection in the University

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3 February 2020

Time: 1:00 - 2:30pm
Venue: Scape Building 2.01

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With support from the Queen Mary Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences and School of Law, this event brings together, for the first time, a diversity of participants for a dedicated conversation about the democratic potential for random selection in student governance. An international panel featuring students, scholars, and civil society will present the successes and challenges of real-world initiatives, make connections to wider democratic innovation, and discuss the potential for future development.

Speakers will include

  • Graham Smith, University of Westminster, UK
  • Adam Cronkright, Democracy In Practice, Bolivia
  • Michael Hewitson and Lauren Huxley, Leeds University Union, UK
  • Simon Pek, University of Victoria, Canada

Chaired by Jeffrey Kennedy, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, UK (Chair).