Conference at Katholike Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium, September 17-19, 2009:
A World Without Politics?
It is the purpose of this conference to analyze the alleged depoliticization of the global order and to reflect on the ways in which this process affects the prospects of some form of global democracy.
Joshua Cohen and Charles Sabel
“Global Public Reason: In Defense of the Banausic Conception of Politics”
"The Transnational Challenge to Democracy"
“Carl Schmitt and the Specter of a Deterritorialized Politics”
“Which Democracy for an Agonistic Multipolar World?”
“Strangers or Enemies? On the Impolitical Dimensions of Global Governance”
“From Government to Governance? Reflections from an International and European Legal Perspective”
“Global Democracy and Collective Forms of Self-Determination”
“From Governance to Government? Representative Institutions and Democratic Legitimacy in the Global Society”
“World Empire and Global Anomie in Carl Schmitt's Political Theory of International Law”.