Program in English

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SYMPOSION DÜRNSTEIN 2019

Democracy! 
Disgrace or Opportunity



The alternative to Democracy is Democracy: But which shape should it take? Representative Democracy seems to undergo a global Crisis. In a globalised world in times of demographic Change, new forms of participation, Monitoring and codetermination are necressary to refine Democracy.

Diagnosis alone is insufficient. What really matters is the therapy.
Ursula Baatz

From March 7-9, 2019 the Symposium Dürnstein 2019 will again invite high-ranking Speakers, including the political scientists Ulrike Guérot (DE) and Hans Vorländer (DE), the president of the Forum Alpbach, Franz Fischler (AT), the political scientist and sociologist Colin Crouch (GB) as well as the Büro für Zukunftsfragen (AT). The Symposium Dürnstein will be chaired by Claudia Reiterer and Joachim Schwendenwein.

Simultaneous Interpretation of the lectures and discussions in German and English.

March 7-9, 2019
Opening on March 7, 2019, 6pm

Curator: Ursula Baatz
Organizer: NÖ Forschungs- und Bildungsges.m.b.H. (NFB)
Venue: Stift Dürnstein, Prälatensaal, 3601 Dürnstein

A shuttle Service (Vienna Schwedenplatz - Dürnstein and retour) is provided for free.