Risk, security and democracy: A public conversation
Criss-crossing the disparate realms of healthcare and global finance, war and national security, climate and personal safety, the language and logic of risk have become pervasive in the twenty-first century.

This public conversation invites the panel of speakers to consider the relationship between democratic governance and risk as a form of social and political rationality. Examining attempts to manage risk in the contexts of healthcare, national security, science and technology, finance, and human sustainability, each speaker will ask: What challenges does the ‘risk society’ present to democratic governance? How might shared risks be truly mitigated, rather than offloaded to those with less structural advantage? And what might a democratic theory of risk management look like?

This is a joint event with the Calleva Centre at Magdalen College.
Date: 7 June 2023, 16:30 (Wednesday, 7th week, Trinity 2023)
Venue: Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street OX1 3BD
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre (and online)
Speakers: Professor Charles Vincent (University of Oxford), Greta Krippner (University of Michigan), Émile P. Torres (Leibniz University Hannover), Professor Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen (University of Copenhagen), Dr Suzanne Schneider (Brooklyn Institute for Social Research), Professor Andrew Stirling (University of Sussex)
Organising department: Oxford Martin School
Organisers: Dr Suzanne Schneider (Brooklyn Institute for Social Research), Oxford Martin School (University of Oxford)
Organiser contact email address: events@oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk
Part of: Oxford Martin School Events
Booking required?: Required
Booking url: https://www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk/events/risk-security-and-democracy/
Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Hannah Mitchell