Patrizia Nanz

is director of the research project “Culture of participation” at the Kulturwissenschaftlichen Institut Essen (KWI).


Deutsche Kleinstadt Ebersheim mit Windmühlen

The future council

New forms of democratic participation

Decisions on large-scale infrastructure projects and sustainable energy development must draw on dialogue-based processes. “Future councils” can provide a basis for political identity through the expression of regional cohesion and clarify the implications that large infrastructure projects have at a local level.

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