Tag: Marco Fioravanti

Guarding the Power? A research on the imperative mandate in France between Ancien régime and Revolution

Rome, June 6th In recent years many scholars started reflecting on the crisis of democracy and representation. Indeed, everything suggests that the representative system is at a critical juncture: political instances of disintermediation are re-emerging, the traditional guarantees of parliamentarianism are questioned, collective distrust and resentment seem to characterize what Luigi Lacché effectively called a “constitutional melancholy”. A critical reflection has accompanied actually the modern notion of representation since its…