Meet the RECLAIM project!

In this video, Prof. Maximilian Conrad explains the new RECLAIM project. Recent years have witnessed the emergence of a set of processes and phenomena that are frequently referred to as post-truth politics and which constitute a fundamental challenge, potentially even an existential threat, to liberal democracy as we have come to understand it. Under the title “Reclaiming Liberal Democracy in the Postfactual Age” (RECLAIM).

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RECLAIM - Reclaiming Liberal Democracy in the Postfactual Age

The Reclaim Project had its Kick off conference in Reykjavík on Friday 14 October 2022 in Veröld - House of Vigdís. The conference focused on the challenges caused by external factors and disruptive technologies while also examining the role that citizenship education and media literacy can play in mitigating the challenges to liberal democracy.

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About the project

The RECLAIM project addresses the overarching theme of the challenging future of liberal democracy in a presumably postfactual age. In recent years, it has become clear that one of the central challenges facing liberal democracy in the 21st century will be how to address the processes and phenomena that are frequently captured under the rubric of post-truth politics.

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Report: RECLAIM Kick-Off Conference

The following report summarizes the main themes and discussions of the RECLAIM kick-off conference in Reykjavík.

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