International workshop “Democracy and forms of life”

April 24, 2018 09:30 AM - 06:30 PM

Organizers: Estelle Ferrarese (Univ. Picardie) & Roberto Frega (CMB)
Centre Marc Bloch – Salle Georg Simmel
24th April 2018 9h30 – 18h30
9.30-9.45     Welcome and opening remarks Estelle Ferrarese and Roberto Frega
9.45-10.45   Francesca Raimondi (Kunstakademie Düsseldorf): The time of democracy
10.45-11.45 Hanna Eklund (Sciences Po): The peoples of Europe', law, forms of life
11.45-12.00          Coffee Break
12.00-13.00 Roberto Frega (Centre Marc Bloch): Does democracy need a social ontology?
14.00-15.00 Jörg Volbers (Freie Universität Berlin): Autonomy as Dependency. Dewey on the Nature of Rationality
15.00-16.00 Sandra Laugier (Université de Paris I): Radical democracy, self-reliance, and the new age of disobedience
16.00-16.15 Coffee Break
16.15-17.15 Ada Reichhart  (Université de Picardie Jules Verne): “Inhabiting work” and forms of life : how to tackle the democratic project of worker cooperatives 
17.15-18.15 Dirk Jörke (Technische Universität Darmstadt): The Rationality of the Irrational. Voting and Non-Voting in Post-Democratic Times
Attendance is free but registration is compulsory. Please register sending an email to before April 12th.


Estelle Ferrarese (Univ. Picardie) & Roberto Frega (CMB)


Roberto Frega

Georg-Simmel Saal
Friedrichstraße 191