May 24, 2022

NEWS: Summer School Skills course on democratic innovation


Dr Oliver Escobar, CRITIQUE’s Co-Director, is part of the team organising a Summer School course under the aegis of the Edinburgh Futures Institute: “Skills for democratic innovation and the governance of the future”.

This short course, comprising two half-day sessions, will focus on skills for governance that can address systemic issues, with emphasis on short-medium term action based in long-term thinking.

  • Monday 20th June, 9.30am – 1pm
    Block 1 – What is democratic innovation? + introductions
    Block 2 – Case studies of democratic innovation
    Block 3 – Process design: How do we design democratic innovation interventions?
  • Wednesday 22nd June, 9.30am – 1pm
    Block 4 – Facilitation and mediation in practice
    Block 5 – Design cafe: Change-making
    Block 6 – Reflective practice and peer support networks

Click here for more information about the course and to apply!