3 February 2020
Time: 1:00 - 2:30pm
Venue: Scape Building 2.01
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).