SAP sponsored event: Rethinking Compulsory Voting
University of Geneva
December 8, 2018 8:45 am — 5:00 pm
Contact Nenad Stojanović for more information.
This workshop is funded by the Society for Applied Philosophy.
It is an academic event organised in the context of the Geneva Colloquium in Political Theory (GECOPOL), a series of guest talks and conferences that take place every semester at the University of Geneva
Registration is free but places are limited for catering purposes. If you would like to register, or have any other questions, please contact Nenad Stojanović, Département de science politique et relations internationales & Institut d’études de la citoyenneté (InCite), Université de Genève (firstname.lastname@example.org; 0041765585541).
Arrival of participants; coffee and tea
Opening remarks: Nenad Stojanović (U de Genève, organisor)
Keynote speech 1: Annabelle Lever (Sciences Po, Paris) "What is the alternative to compulsory voting? Some reflections on a democratic challenge"
Keynote speech 2: Anthoula Malkopoulou (Uppsala U) "Compulsory voting, equal representation and the threat of populism"
Lachlan Umbers (U of New South Wales): "Partisanship, compulsory voting, and the right not to vote"
Chiara Destri (Goethe-U., Frankfurt): "The act of voting"
Comments by Matteo Bonotti and discussion
Keynote speech 3: Matteo Bonotti (Monash U) "Compulsory voting and partisanship"
Break: coffee and tea
Andrei Poama (Leiden U): "Making offenders vote: democratic expressivism and compulsory criminal voting"
Presentation by Miljan Vasić (U of Belgrade): "Condorcet's Jury Theorem and compulsory voting"
Comments by Nenad Stojanović and discussion
Concluding remarks (all)
End of the workshop