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Felipe Rey Salamanca

Doctor in Philosophy of Law and political theorist.

Professor of Public Law at the Faculty of Legal Sciences of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana de Colombia. He holds a law degree from the Universidad Javierana, where he specialized in constitutional law and a master's degree in administrative law from the Universidad del Rosario. Subsequently, he completed a master's degree in Legal Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University, where in 2018 he received his PhD in Philosophy of Law with a thesis on the representative system as a system of political representation. He developed his task as a researcher in the Legal and Political Philosophy research group at UPF and participated in the research project Global Constitutionalism and Global Justice, where he focused on the study of theories of democratic innovation and new mechanisms of citizen participation. Throughout his academic career he has taught Public Law and Legal Theory at universities in Colombia and Spain and was a visiting researcher at the Center for Human Values at the University of Princeton. He is also a founding partner and project coordinator at the democratic innovation laboratory, which is part of the international network Augmented Democracy and has several scientific publications on political philosophy, democratic theory and representative systems. In 2021 he edited and translated Jane Mansbridge's collection of essays Democracia. Amistad y pugna, published by Gedisa.  

Update: 15 December 2021


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Jane Mansbridge

The Art of Listening