The Future Of Democracy In A Time Of Crisis

Graham Smith stood on stage and pointing

22 Feb 2024

Upper Hall Foyer, Aviva Studios, Water Street, Manchester M3 4JQ


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Running time: 1 hour.

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Let's talk about the future of democracy in a time of crisis

The French holding citizens’ conventions on climate change and assisted dying, a permanent citizens’ assembly happening in Belgium, a Global Assembly on climate change… What the hell is going on? Come and find out in this talk with Professor Graham Smith, a leading thinker on deliberative democracy.

The Fête of Britain is a four-day celebration of collaboration and imagination in the face of the great challenges of our time. From the climate crisis to the cost of living, nothing is off the table. The Fête of Britain takes over Aviva Studios from 22 to 25 February. Find out more: The Fête of Britain

Photo by Priti Shikot.

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