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NordMedia23 Panel on democratic theory

As part of the NordMedia conference 2023 in Bergen, PREPARE organized a panel on the project's theoretical ambitions.

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The panel was titled Charting A Path Towards a Realistic Normative Democratic Theory via Citizens’ Public Connection, and appeared as session 5b (Division 1: Audience) in the NordMedia23 conference on Thursday August 17th.

The panel was organized by PREPARE principal investigator Hallvard Moe and Associate Professor II Emilija Gagrcin.

The panel was a great success, with interesting paper presentations and a discussion moderated by Torgeir Uberg Nærland.

  • Jan Fredrik Hovden: Worlds apart. On class structuration of citizens’ public connection
  • Emilija Gagrčin: Distributed citizenship as boundary work: a normative-analytical model of citizens’ public connection
  • Jannie Møller Hartley & David Mathieu: Beyond the algorithmic drama: situating datafication in relation to the construction of publics
  • Hallvard Moe: Operationalizing distribution as a key concept for public sphere theory. A call for ethnographic sensibility of different social worlds

Conference participants can follow the panel on August 17th at 16:30-18:00 in Meeting Room MCB, Tower 3.