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Public Space Democracy (PublicDemoS)

NOMIS Project 2016

— 2021

Public space is the place for the assembly of people, the empowerment of persons. It is the hub of democracy as well as the manifestation of state power. The Public Space Democracy (PublicDemoS) project explored the ways in which new forms of public agency extend politics to everyday life experiences, opening up avenues of artistic expressions and aesthetic forms. The core aim of this project was to renew democratic agendas through politics of performative citizenship and public making in multicultural settings. PublicDemoS emphasized the necessity to revisit and rethink “democracy” through the public place in our contemporary societies.

The PublicDemoS project was led by Nilüfer Göle at the L’ École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS). More information is available on the EHESS project website.


NOMIS Researcher(s)

Member of the NOMIS Foundation Board of Directors
École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, NOMIS Foundation

Project News

The necessity to revisit and rethink democracy through the public place in our contemporary societies is the subject of a podcast produced by Science/AAAS in May 2022. The podcast addresses […]