Introduction and overview - September 4th
What is the public/private divide and how does its transformation matter today?
Weintraub: ’The theory and practice of the public/private distinction’
Classical theories of the public sphere - September 5th
How do early modern understandings of society and state prefigure the public/private divide?
Hobbes: from Leviathan
Locke: from Two Treatises of Government
Mill: from On Liberty
Rousseau: from The Social Contract
Introduction to public-private partnership (PPP) case-work: The E.U. - September 6th
European Commission: Public-private partnerships in Horizon 2020
European Commission: Communication on Public Private Partnerships- FAQs
European Commission: EU industrial leadership gets boost through eight new research partnerships
The bourgeois public sphere - September 25th
What historical properties accompany the emergence of the European bourgeois public sphere?
Anderson: from Imagined Communities.
Habermas: ‘The public sphere’
Kant: ‘An Answer to the Question: 'What is Enlightenment?’
Habermas: from The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere.
Negt & Kluge: from Public Sphere and Experience
Critique of the public sphere - September 26th
What governs inclusion in and exclusion from the European public sphere?
Fraser: ’Rethinking the public sphere: A contribution to the critique of actually existing democracy’
Latour: ‘From Realpolitik to Dingpolitik or How to Make Things Public’
Bohman: ’Expanding dialogue: The internet, public sphere and transitional democracy’
Gobetti: ‘Humankind as a system’
Politics of the public sphere - September 28th
What are the social, economic and political forces determine the scope and limits of the public sphere?
Arendt: from The Human Condition
Rawls: ’The idea of public reason revisited’
Schmidt: from The Crisis of Parliamentary Democracy
Mouffe, Chantal: ‘Deliberative democracy or agonistic pluralism’
The self and the digital public sphere - October 12th
How do digital technologies impact the practices, formats and functions of 'the public'?
Castells: ‘The new public sphere’
Tjalve: ‘Designing (de)security’
Andersen: ‘To Promise a Promise’
Papacharissi: from A Private Sphere: Democracy in a Digital Age
Humanitarianism between the public and the private - October 26th
[Lecturer: Katja Lindskov Jacobsen]
What are the implications for traditional refugee protections of the use of digital technologies for refugee management?
Spearin: ’Private security companies and humanitarians’
Leander & van Munster: ‘Private security contractors in the debate about Darfur’
Østensen: ’In the Business of Peace. The Political Influence of Private Military and Security Companies on UN Peacekeeping’
Lindskov Jacobsen: ‘Experimentation in Humanitarian Locations’
Spearin: ’UN Peacekeeping and the International Private Military and Security Industry’
Maritime piracy and private security companies - October 27th
[Lecturer: Katja Lindskov Jacobsen]
Does the presence of private security companies challenge existing regulatory regimes and accountability mechanisms in the domain of maritime security?
Bueger: ‘Practice, pirates and coast guards: The grand narrative of Somali piracy’,
Percy & Shortland ‘The Business of Piracy in Somalia’
Mineau ‘Pirates, Blackwater and Maritime Security’
Privacy and data protection - November 9th
Warren and Brandeis: ’The Right to Privacy’
Floridi: from Onlife Manifesto
Nissenbaum: ’Protecting privacy in an information age: The problem of privacy in public’
Identity in Internet 2.0 - November 10th
Lessig: from Code and other Laws of Cyberspace, chapters 1, 11, 14, 15.
Reed & Tobin: The inevitable rise of self-sovereign identity
Public-private partnerships (in the E.U.) - November 16th
Dunn-Cavelty & Suter: Public-Private Partnerships are no silver bullet: An expanded governance model for Critical Infrastructure Protection
Petersen & Tjalve:(Neo)republican security governance?: US homeland security and the politics of 'shared responsibility’
World Trade Organisation: On public-private partnerships