• DemocracyNet.eu workshop: “Citizenship and Democracy”

    The research workshop “Citizenship and Democracy,” organized by DemocracyNet.eu and the Doctoral Program Democracy Studies (DPDS), took place at the University of Zurich on September 11-12. It enabled all 17 participants to engage in interdisciplinary academic discussions with other DPDS students, members of the association DemocracyNet.eu, and other researchers working in the field of democracy studies. Three panels The academic discussions were structured in three panels: Citizenship in (Non-)Democracies, Patterns of democratic participation, and Challenges to democracy. The 7 papers presented offered a variety of approaches and focused on different issues regarding citizenship and democracy. Each speaker received detailed and constructive feedback from their discussants and from all the participants to the workshop,…

  • Call for registration: Get Involved! Projects workshop

    As the event series “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms” will come to an end on October 20, 2016, we are eager to start planning new activities, new workshops, and to foster new collaborations among democracy researchers with the association DemocracyNet.eu! We are thus organizing a DEMOCRACYNET.EU PROJECTS WORKSHOP on October 20, from 11.00 until 16.00, at the University of Zurich and would be glad to include new members in these projects! DemocracyNet.eu is an association for researchers and practitioners with a strong interest in democracy studies and democratic practices. It offers its members a light structure that enables them to organize academic workshops, more practice-oriented workshops, or public events. The…