Brazil and Germany Debate ‘Democracy in the Digital Era’

Cartaz do Simpósio Democracia na Era Digital

Poster of the symposium Democracy in the Digital Era

Experts and scholars from Germany and Brazil will get together at a symposium to discuss Democracy in the Digital Era [pt] from October 17 to 18, 2013 in Salvador, the capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia. The event will be broadcast live via video stream.

In the morning of the first day, a debate with Christoph Bieber (@drbieber), Vinícius Wu (@vinicius_wu) and Sivaldo Pereira (@sivaldop) will address challenges and perspectives of digital democracy.

In the afternoon, Fabiano Angélico (@FAngelico), Jan-Hinrik Schmidt (@janschmidt) and Kathrin Voss will discuss social participation and public transparency in the digital world. 

October 18 will see Wilson Gomes (@willgomes) and Jamil Marques (@marquesjamil) debating few forms of online politics. In the afternoon, Gerhard Vowe and Camilo Aggio (@camilo_aggio) will analyze political campaigns in digital media. The entry is free.

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