FORUM | WHAT’S GONE WRONG WITH DEMOCRACY? THE CRISIS OF MAINSTREAM POLITICS

30 October, 2016
democracy

Speakers

Prof. Simon Tormey

  • Political theorist based in the School of Social and Political Sciences at Sydney University
  • Founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice at the University of Nottingham in the UK.
  • Author of numerous books, including Making Sense of Tyranny: Interpretations of Totalitarianism, Politics at the Edge (co-edited with C Pierson) and Key Thinkers from Critical Theory to Post-Marxism.
  • Appears regularly in the media commenting in particular on European politics for Sky Business, Sky News, ABC News, Bloomberg and the BBC

Dr. Jim Stanford

  • One of Canada‚Äôs leading economists
  • Honorary Professor of Political Economy at the University of Sydney
  • Director of the Centre for Future Work at The Australia Institute
  • Author of numerous books and columns, including Economics For Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism

Dr. Lloyd Cox

  • Lecturer in Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations at Macquarie University
  • Principal research and teaching areas ate Australian and US political history and foreign policy, globalization and nationalism, comparative politics and political theory
  • Research interests include questions about Empire and the link between US domestic politics and foreign policy

Dr Olga Oleinikova

  • Part of the Sydney Democracy Network based at Sydney University
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher with main interest in the area of East European Societies
  • Currently driving the establishment of a Ukraine Democracy Initiative (UDI)

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