Forum 50: What’s Gone Wrong With Democracy?

What’s Gone Wrong With Democracy?

The crisis in mainstream politics


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 The End of Representative Politics and Politics at the Edge
  • Appears regularly in the media commenting in particular on European politics for Sky Business, Sky News, ABC News, Bloomberg and the BBC

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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