• Video: “Recursive Representation in the Shadow of Populism”

    The video recording of the public lecture by Prof. Jane Mansbridge (Harvard Kennedy School), “Recursive Representation in the Shadow of Populism,” is now online! Further link: https://tube.switch.ch/cast/videos/570c2b33-60c6-41a1-a448-10cb4b65e84c This lecture took place on September 9, 2019, at the University of Zurich. It was the keynote lecture to the DemocracyNet workshop “Political Representation in Democratic Systems.” Funding by the UZH Graduate Campus via a GRC Short Grant, indispensable to the organization of this lecture, is gratefully acknowledged. We are also very grateful to the the generous support and cooperation of the Doctoral Program “Democracy Studies” (DPDS) of the University of Zurich and of the peer-group of the Department of Political Science, poliTics.

  • “Die Schweiz wählt”: DemocracyNet im Karl der Grosse

    Die Strassen sind vollgehängt mit Wahlplakaten, der Briefkasten überquillt und die Podiumsdiskussionen nehmen kein Ende: Wir stehen ein Wochenende vor den Schweizern nationalen Wahlen! Es haben sich so viele Kandidierende aufstellen lassen wie noch nie zuvor. Wer blickt da noch durch? Und überhaupt: Welcher Zettel muss jetzt schon wieder wo rein, was sollen diese Listen – und wozu wählen wir eigentlich? Einen Nachmittag lang dreht sich im Karl alles um das Thema Wählen – und DemocracyNet macht mit! Freier Eintritt, alle Wilkommen! Wann? Am Samstag, 12. Oktober ab 14.00 Uhr Wo? Im Karl der Grosse, Kirchgasse 14, 8001 Zürich In den oberen Stockwerken wählt die Schweiz digital und geht der…

  • Public lecture by Prof. Jane Mansbridge

    DemocracyNet is glad to invite you to the public lecture “Recursive Representation in the Shadow of Populism” by Prof. Jane Mansbridge (Harvard Kennedy School) The lecture will take place on Monday, September 9, 2019, from 10.00 to 11.30 am at the University of Zurich, Auditorium AFL-F-121, Affolternstrasse 56 (Oerlikon). Coffee, tea and croissants offered by the IPZ peer-group poliTics from 9:30 am in the hall of the building (Olivenhalle). More information about this event, which will open a two-days DemocracyNet and DPDS workshop on “Political Representation in Democratic Systems,” here: https://democracynet.eu/ws2019/. Funding by the UZH Graduate Campus via a GRC Short Grant is gratefully acknowledged.