Podcast: Maija Setälä on “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms”

 

Maija Setälä, Professor of political science at the University of Turku, shares her perspective as both a political theorist and an experimental political scientist on the question of the relation between empirical and normative research in (deliberative) democracy, but also on her successful experience as a member of an expert committee responsible for proposing a new direct democratic institution in Finland.

This interview was recorded in Grindelwald, Switzerland, on January 19, 2017.

Interview and jingle by Alice el-Wakil.
Music “Sunday Lovers” by Monday Night Fever.

 15. February 2017

Podcast: Daniel Kübler on “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms”

 

Daniel Kübler, Associate Professor for Democracy and Public Governance at the University of Zurich, has a great experience of interdisciplinary research projects – as a researcher and as the director of the research project NCCR Democracy and of the Centre for Democracy Studies Aarau. In this seventh podcast, he shares his views and advice about interdisciplinary research and about the role of political scientists in democratic societies.

This interview took place at the University of Zurich on September 12, 2016.
It is a contribution to our 2015-2016 events series “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms.”

Interview and jingle by Alice el-Wakil.
Music “Sunday Lovers” by Monday Night Fever.

 10. October 2016