Political Science Professor at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Seminar: March 3rd
Liberal democracy / digital democracy.
How to restore a more deliberative public space
Fernando Vallespín is Political Science Professor at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, where he has been director of the Centre for Political Theory, chairman of the Political Science Department and Vice-chancellor of the University. From 2004 to 2008 he has been President of the Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS), a government related and publicly founded institute for public opinion and opinion polls. He was Academic Director of the Ortega y Gasset Foundation (2012-2015), and was recently appointed as a member of the Spanish Royal Academy for Moral and Political Sciences. He is author of several books and more than a hundred academic articles and book chapters, mainly on political and democratic theory. His last books were on Populism and Thomas Hobbes, and he is currently working on the broader subject of the fragility and transformations of democracy. He is a staff columnist at the Spanish newspaper El País and collaborates with SER radio station.
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