Project Description

Ethical Lunch – Should the Vote be Mandatory? | June 8th

In this second lunch (on June 8, 2018, from 12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., in the UMinho panoramic restaurant), the topic under discussion is the ethics of voting.

The debate is introduced by Axel Gosseries (Professor at the Hoover Chair of UCLouvain) and Fernando Conde Monteiro (Professor at the Law School), and moderated by Björn Fredrik Johansson (Professor at the School of Sciences).

On the question under discussion, see the article by Catarina Santos Botelho, Is the vote a right or a duty? (

Alena Vieira, Centro de Investigação em Ciência Política
Benedita Mac Crorie, Centro de Investigação Interdisciplinar em Direitos Humanos (DH-CII)
Björn Fredrik Johansson, Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental (CBMA)
Roberto Merrill, Centro de Ética, Política e Sociedade (CEPS)

See programme.