8 episodes

How can we improve democracy, today? In this podcast series, Ben Fowkes from Delib speaks with people working in publicly accountable organisations, civic society and the third sector to hear how they are making practical change.

The Practical Democracy Podcast Delib

    • Society & Culture

How can we improve democracy, today? In this podcast series, Ben Fowkes from Delib speaks with people working in publicly accountable organisations, civic society and the third sector to hear how they are making practical change.

    08 The Scrutiny Special with Ed Hammond

    08 The Scrutiny Special with Ed Hammond

    Director of Research and Campaigns at Centre for Public Scrutiny, Ed Hammond, speaks to Delib’s Ben Fowkes about what scrutiny actually is, and the role it plays within a functioning democracy.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    07 Dr. Roslyn Fuller

    07 Dr. Roslyn Fuller

    Digital Democracy expert, columnist and author Dr. Roslyn Fuller speaks to Delib's Ben Fowkes on how she became dedicated to working in the field, Athenian Democracy, the concept of anti-democrats and systematic problems with representative politics. 

    • 1 hr 25 min
    06 Bex Rae-Evans

    06 Bex Rae-Evans

    Delib's Ben Fowkes speaks to Bex Rae-Evans from Tech for Good Live on topics ranging from using service design in a time of crisis to helping organisations adapt to a new life working online. 

    • 1 hr
    05 Carolyn Hassan

    05 Carolyn Hassan

    Delib's Ben Fowkes speaks with founder and director of Knowle West Media Centre in Bristol, Carolyn Hassan, on how they are supporting social action using technology and arts. 

    • 1 hr 25 min
    04 Democracy in A time of Misery with Dr. Nicole Curato

    04 Democracy in A time of Misery with Dr. Nicole Curato

    Sociologist Dr. Nicole Curato chats to Delib's Ben Fowkes about her work and new book, 'Democracy in A time of Misery: From Spectacular Tragedies to Deliberative Action'.Get Nicole's book:...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    03 #NotWestminster Special Part 2

    03 #NotWestminster Special Part 2

    Kevin Davies, Head of Public Engagement at the National Assembly for Wales, speaks to Delib’s Ben Fowkes when attending #NotWestminster 2020. 

    • 44 min

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