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1-15 July 2007


From 1 to 15 July 2007, students and teachers from the Netherlands, Poland, UK, France and Belgium participated in the Intensive Programme Democracy and Knowledge, Interdependencies and Interrelations, organised by the Jagiellonian University.

During these two weeks students followed classes, attended seminars and discussed topics like “the ambivalence of transparency”, “knowledge and responsibility” and “governance and accountability” Students concluded this Intensive Programme by writing a paper on Democracy and Knowledge.


Guillaume Biren, Université de Nice
La démocratie et le risque

Robert Farrow, University of Essex
European Constitutionalism and ‘Retrospective’ Legitimacy

Steven Gormley, University of Essex
Plato, Vaccines and Democratic Auto-immunization

Dariusz Gryzlo, Jagiellonian University
Lustration. The Case of Poland

Leopold Hess, Jagiellonian University
Politics between Philosophy and Democracy

Linde van Ittersum, Tilburg University
Toward Perpetual Peace. Essay on Kant’s Cosmopolitan Ideal

Allen Radtke, University of Essex
Paradoxes of Democracy and Fictive Persons