Facilitating Public Deliberations (Podcasts), Episode 27 New to deliberative democracy the Madrid Observatorio with Arantxa Mendiharat, newDemocracy Foundation, September 2020
[A]liar-se, Artistic practices, social context and collective articulation, talk on “Collaborative artistic practices”, Arts Santa Mónica, Barcelona, May 2019
Etorkizuna Eraikiz Congress, Open minded governance for your future, moderation of a round table on “Open Government Policies: participation”, Tabakalera, Donostia, February 2019
Open Doors A year in a day 2018, talk on “Sortition and deliberation in democracy: the City Observatory”, Medialab Prado, Madrid, December 2018
Democratic Cities, International Meeting, talk “Introduction to Deliberation and sortition” (minute 11), MediaLab Prado, November 2018
IV Iberian Encounter on Democracy and participative budgets, talk on “Democracy by sortition”, A Coruña, June 2018.
Innovació a la Ciutat democrática, lecture on the Observatory of the City of Madrid, Fàbrica de Creació Fabra y Coats, Barcelona, 17 May 2018.
Between 2006 and 2016, numerous talks given in Spain (Cáceres, Burgos, Valencia, Bilbao, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Irun, Madrid, Donostia, etc.), France (Lille, Bordeaux, Nantes, Antibes, Paris), Lisbon, London, Berlin, Brussels, Canada (Toronto, Montreal), Beijing, Seoul, etc., mainly within the framework of Disonancias and Conexiones improbables.
Juries, reflection groups
Chair of Arts and Science (Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs and Fondation Carasso), member of the Artistic and Scientific Council for three years, Paris, 2019-2021
Fondation Carasso, participation in a reflection group on the “committed citizen artist”, Paris, 2019 and 2020
Institute for Advanced Arquitecture of Catalunya, jury of the seminar Design for the Responsive City, Barcelona, June 2018
Fondation Carasso, participation in several juries of Art and Science and Citizen Art, Paris, 2016-2018
Nekatoenea, Artist-in-residence programme, Jury in 2017 to select the artists, Hendaia, France.
Medialab Prado, Jury for the selection of mediators, Madrid, 2015
European Centre for Creative Economy, Jury of the NICE Award for Innovation Projects from Art and Culture, Essen, Germany, 2015
Teaching and publications
La democracia es posible, sorteo cívico y deliberación para rescatar el poder de la ciudadanía, Ernesto Ganuza y Arantxa Mendiharat, Editorial Consonni, September 2020
Learnings from Madrid: Institutionalising deliberative democracy through its Observatorio de la Ciudad, Lyn Carson and Arantxa Mendiharat, newDemocracy Foundation, May 2020
Academy of political innovation, realization of an on-line course on “Technologies for citizen participation and co-creation: sortition and deliberation“, within the framework of the Public Sector Diploma in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, February 2019
Presential classes given (mainly in the framework of Disonances and Conexiones improbables) at:
- the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU (Master in Innovation and Knowledge Management, 2012 and 2013)
- the University of Deusto (Master of Arts in Euroculture, Erasmus Mundus, 2012 and 2013)
- IDEC-Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Postgraduate Programme in Creativity and Innovation, Strategies, Management and Interdisciplinary Applications, 2012)
- University of Navarra (Summer Course Innovation and Research in Contemporary Culture, 2012).