Articles by Markus Patberg

March 29, 2021

The Conference on the Future of Europe lacks a clear conception of democratic authorisation

Markus Patberg
The Conference on the Future of Europe aims to produce proposals for EU ureform in a participatory manner. Yet, writes Markus Patberg, its setup suggests top-down steering, and lacks a clear conception of democratic authorisation. The envisaged forms of broad but unsystematic inclusion might even be counterproductive to the declared goal of empowering citizens
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Markus Patberg
Postdoctoral Researcher in Political Theory, University of Hamburg

Markus' research interests include democratic theory, questions of constituent power, the work of Jürgen Habermas, and the political theory of the European Union.

He is the author of Constituent Power in the European Union (Oxford University Press 2020)

Follow him on Twitter @markus_patberg

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