Wednesday April 14th from 12:00-1:30 at the Mershon Center (1501 Neil Ave., Columbus, OH 43201)
“Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation”
There is no paper for the talk.
Prof. Fishkin holds the Janet M. Peck Chair in International Communication at Stanford University. He is also professor of political science and communication, director of Stanford's Center for Deliberative Democracy, and chair of the Department of Communication. Fishkin is author of a number of books including Democracy and Deliberation: New Directions for Democratic Reform (Yale University Press, 1991), The Dialogue of Justice (Yale University Press, 1992 ), and The Voice of the People: Public Opinion and Democracy (Yale University Press, 1995). He is co-author with Bruce Ackerman of Deliberation Day (Yale University Press, 2004), and his most recent book When the People Speak: Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation was published by Oxford University Press in 2009. Fishkin is best known for developing Deliberative Polling and has conducted them in the United States, Britain, Australia, Denmark, Bulgaria, China, Greece and other countries.To sign up for this event, please contact Beth Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org Monday, April 12, 2010.