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As one of the foremost thinkers on the future of democracy, Dr. Fuller is regularly asked to speak at a variety of events around the world (keynotes, debates, panels).

An energetic and entertaining speaker, her unique mix of academic rigour and no-holds-barred system critique has gained her a wide following across the political spectrum.

For bookings, contact directly at fullerr@tcd.ie or through the general contact page.

Areas of expertise include: democracy; international relations; technology 


Lewis&Clark, Oregon

Dr. Fuller debating Prof. Samuel Woolley at the 59th Annual International Affairs Symposium at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon on the question of "The Digital Dilemma: Does the Web Empower or Overload the Individual?" (chaired by Prof. Tung Yin)


Full video available here


Classics Society, UCD

Dr. Fuller delivering a lecture to the Classics Society at University College Dublin on Classical Athens & 21st Century Populism.


Imagine! Belfast 2021

Dr. Fuller speaking at the Imagine Belfast Festival on the topic "Democracy at the Crossroads". This is a full-length lecture that addresses various myths about democracy, citizens' assemblies and digital democracy.

Full video available here.


EEA 2021, New York

Dr. Fuller speaking at the Eastern Economic Association (EEA), presenting the paper Power Before People: The Global Crisis of the Faux Democracy Industry and Its Consequences. The paper examines funding patterns of NGO-activity in areas related to democracy.


Full video available here.


Brave New World, NL

Dr. Fuller speaking on the future of democracy at the Brave New World conference, broadcast from The Netherlands with speakers from around the world. 


More information on Brave New World available here.


Bern, Switzerland

Dr. Fuller speaking on the "The Future of Democracy" panel at the Global Forum for Modern Direct Democracy organised by Democracy International.

Full video available here.


New York, USA

Dr. Fuller in conversation with Prof. Beth Simone Noveck at the GovLab at NYU Tandon for the Future of Democracy Working Group.

The topic of the talk, which Dr. Fuller joined via Zoom, was "Why We Need Direct Digital Democracy Today".

Full video available here.


Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

Dr. Fuller speaking on the topic of "Democracy and Citizen Participation" at the "Science, Technology & Ethics" series organised by the Protestant Students' Association in Clausthal-Zellerfeld, where Dr. Fuller learned German.


Democracy Day Belfast

Dr. Fuller giving a talk on involving people in local politics at the 2019 Belfast Democracy Day.


Battle of Ideas, London

Dr. Fuller speaking at a panel debate on the topic of  "From Referendums to Citizens' Assemblies: Does Democracy Need a Makeover?" at the 2019 Battle of Ideas in London.

A full recording of the debate is available here


Imagine! Belfast 2018

Dr. Fuller speaking to a network of civil society organisations on the topic of deliberation and citizens' assemblies as part of Democracy Day at the Belfast Imagine! Festival 2018.


Colby College, Maine

Dr. Fuller debating the future of democracy with Prof. Benjamin Page and Prof. Peter Levine at the 2017 William R. and Linda K. Cotter Debate at Colby College, Maine, USA.


ECAS, Brussels

Dr. Fuller speaking about Youth Engagement in Politics as part of the debate on Rejuvenating Europe: Opportunities in the Digital World at Digital Democracy Day, organised by the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS), Brussels (2017).


WAPE, Johannesburg

Dr. Fuller speaking on Conceptual Challenges for Political Economy and Democracy at the World Association for Political Economy (WAPE) annual conference in Johannesburg, South Africa (2015). 


Russian Society, TCD

Dr. Fuller speaking about Democracy for a Multipolar World at the invitation of the Trinity College Dublin (TCD) Russian Society 


When Citizens Assemble, Glasgow

Dr. Fuller speaking at a public screening of When Citizens Assemble, a documentary about the Irish Citizens' assembly and other modern democratic practices at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.