Jörgen Westerståhl Lectures
The Jörgen Westerståhl Lecture is an annual event at the Department since 2014. In the spirit of Jörgen Westerståhl, these lectures offer knowledge about the importance of democracy and politics for the development of the society.
To the Jörgen Westerståhl Lectures we invite international guest lecturers on questions of great international importance. The lectures are free of charge and open to the public. They are advertised in our calendar.
Jörgen Westerståhl Lecture 2014
Lorenzettis utfordring og demokratiets århundre
Johan P. Olsen, Professor Emeritus, ARENA Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo.
Jörgen Westerståhl Lecture 2015
The Case for Coercion - And How to Make that Coercion Legitimate
Jane Mansbridge, Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Harvard University.
Jörgen Westerståhl Lecture 2016
Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood: Effective and Legitimate
Professor Dr. Thomas Risse, Free University of Berlin.
Jörgen Westerståhl Lecture 2017
Why Bother? Rethinking Participation in Elections and Protests
Susan Stokes, John S. Saden Professor of Political Science, Yale University.
Jörgen Westerståhl Lecture 2018
Populist movements and counter-movements in the Great Recession
Donatella Della Porta, Professor of Political Science and Political Sociology, the Institute for Humanities and the Social Sciences at the Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence.
Jörgen Westerståhl Lecture 2019
Homo politicus and the "problem of agency"
Colin Hay, Professor of Political Analysis, University of Sheffield.
Who was Jörgen Westerståhl?