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Dates and Times

20 February 2024
11:00 - 12:00


Building: Building 24
Room: Fishbowl
Other: Also via Zoom


Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance


Danielle Celermajer
Frederic Hanusch

CDDGG Seminar Series: How can deliberative democracy listen to nonhumans?

This event is hybrid. Join us on Zoom or at Building 24, University of Canberra.

How can deliberative democracy listen to nonhumans?

The seminar series for 2024 has been designed to address 10 big questions facing deliberative democracy, both in practice and as a scholarly field. This launch seminar on 20 February addresses the question: How can deliberative democracy listen to nonhumans?

This seminar will be chaired by Hans Asenbaum.

About the speakers

Danielle Celermajer is a professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Sydney, and the Deputy Director of the Sydney Environment Institute. Her expertise lie in human rights, theories and practices of justice and the intersection between human, environmental and animal justice and ethics.

Frederic Hanusch is co-founder and scientific manager of the “Panel on Planetary Thinking” at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Fellow at THE NEW INSTITUTE in Hamburg, and co-convener of the Earth System Governance Project’s Working Group on Democracy. Frederic recently published "The Politics of Deep Time“ with Cambridge University Press, which explores how planetary temporalities can be politically institutionalized. Currently, he is working on "The Planetary Condition".

Seminar Convener: Adele Webb
Online floor manager: Ferdinand Sanchez

All Centre seminars are recorded. To access the recording of our seminar series and other events, visit our YouTube channel.

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