State of art and future research agenda



of the Research Group
        Democracy & Participation

  18-21 octobre 2011
       Amphithéâtre François Furet
105, boulevard Raspail, Paris 6

Conference Programme


Wednesday October 19

8.30: Participants Registration

9.00-9.15: Welcome Addresses, François Weil, President of EHESS - School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences

9.15-9.30: Opening by Loic Blondiaux, Professor of Political Science at Paris I, GIS D&P Scientific Committee Chairman, and Jean-Michel Fourniau, Research Director at IFSTTAR and GIS D&P Director

9.30-10.45: The political theories of deliberation

Speaker: Yves Sintomer, Professor of Sociology at University Paris 8 and guest Professor at University of Neufchâtel, researcher at March Bloch Center in Berlin
Discussant: Luigi Bobbio, Professor of Political Science at University of Torino

10.45-11.00: Break

10.00-12.30 : Participation, sciences and technologies

Speaker: Dominique Pestre, historian of science, Professor at EHESS - School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences and guest professor at University of Geneva
Discussant: Francis Chateauraynaud, sociologist, Professor at EHESS - School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences
12h30-13-15: Pierre Rosanvallon, professor at Collège de France, and at EHESS - School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, On democratic society (book forthcoming september 2011)
13.15-14.30 : Lunch
14.30-16.00: Participation and environment
Speaker: Rémi Barbier, Professor at National School for Water and Environmental Engineering  (ENGEES) and Corinne Larrue, Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policies at François Rabelais University in Tours
Discussant: Pieter Leroy, Professor of Social and Political Sciences of the Environment at Nijmegen University

 16.00-16.15: Break

16.15-17.45: Participation and NICT

Speaker: Laurence Monnoyer-Smith, Professor of Media and Political Communication Studies at University of Technology in Compiègne
Discussant: Dominique Cardon, Research Director at Orange Labs, Télécom R&D
17.45-18.30: Frank Fischer, Professor of Politics and Global Affairs, Rutgers University, Center for Global Change and Governance:  "Citizens and Experts in Participatory Inquiry: Facilitating Discursive Practices".


Thursday 20 octobre

8.30: Registration

9.00- 9.45: John Dryzek, Professor of Political Science, Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, Australian National University: "Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance".

9.45-11.15: Participation and public action
Speaker: Laurence Bherer, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Montreal
Discussant: Ioannis Papadopoulos, Professor of Political Science, University of Lausanne

11.15-11.30: Break

11.30-13.00: Participation, production and city management

Speakers: Marie-Hélène Bacqué, Professor of Sociology at University of Nanterre and Mario Gauthier, Professor of Urban Planning, University of Quebec (Outaouais)
Discussant: Joan Font, Research Director at Consejo superior de investigaciones scientificas, Instituto de Estudios Sociales Avanzados (Cordoba)

13.00-14.00: Lunch

14.15-15.45: Participation and social movements

Speaker: Catherine Neveu, anthropologist, Research Director at French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
Discussant: Donatella Della Porta, Professor of Sociology at EUI– European University Institute of Firenze.

15.45 -16.00: Break

16h – 17h45 : Participation and Law

Speaker: Gérard Monédiaire, Professor of Law at Université de Limoges
Discussant: Patrice Duran, Professor of Sociology at École normale supérieure de Cachan

17h45 – 18h30 : Leonardo Avritzer, Professor of Political Science, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte: "The different desings of public participation in
Latin America. deliberation, power sharing and
public ratification