Frontiers of Democracy conference is taking shape

(Washington, DC) This year’s “Frontiers of Democracy” conference will take place on July 16-18, 2014 in Boston, MA. Although the agenda is not completely final, it is now quite detailed, involving about 18 plenary or concurrent sessions–all highly interactive.

In addition to these discussion sessions, there will be some provocative short talks. Signed up to give those are: Ambassador Alan Solomont, the dean of Tisch College; Gloria Rubio-Cortes, president, National Civic League; Josh Lerner, Participatory Budgeting Project; John Gastil, Penn State (communication); Tina Nabatchi, Syracuse University (public administration); Shelby Brown, Executive Administrator, State of Connecticut’s Office of Governmental Accountability; Tim Eatman, Research Director, Imagining America; Sabeel Rahman, Harvard (government and law).

Register here to hold your place.

Frontiers of Democracy is sponsored by Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University, the Democracy Imperative, and the Deliberative Democracy Consortium.

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About Peter

Associate Dean for Research and the Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life. Concerned about civic education, civic engagement, and democratic reform in the United States and elsewhere.