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DemocracyNet: the highlights of 2022
Research events “Liquid Democracy” workshopWith 35 participants and presentations by 12 international scholars Publication of the edited volume “PhD confessions“Edited by Lea Heyne and Christian Ewert, with 31 contributions Transfer events Public roundtable on “Liquid Democracy” Abstimm-Bar on the “Frontex Referendum” Abstimm-Bar on the “AHV Reform Referendum” New members Stefan Eugen Kalberer Zoé Kergomard Many thanks to the wonderful members, organisers, guests, hosts, and partners who made this year so exciting for our association! And happy holidays!
Video: Liquid democracy roundtable
The video recording of the public roundtable on liquid democracy is now available here. The exchange between interdisciplinary experts of liquid democracy Prof. Dr. Karsten Donnay (University of Zurich), Prof. Dr. Bryan Alexander Ford (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne), Prof. Dr. Davide Grossi (University of Groningen) and Prof. Dr. Christina Zuber (University of Konstanz) took place on December 15, 2022, at the Institute of Political Science of the University of Zurich. Manon Revel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) moderated the discussion. This event, which was part of the Liquid Democracy workshop, was organized by Lucien Heitz (University of Zurich), Cristina Sarasua (University of Zurich), Manon Revel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and Chiara Valsangiacomo…
Public roundtable: Liquid democracy
DemocracyNet is glad to announce the upcoming public roundtable “Liquid democracy.” It will take place on Thursday, December 15, from 6 to 8 pm local time at the Institute of Political Science of the University of Zurich and gather the following Prof. Dr. Karsten Donnay, University of Zurich Prof. Dr. Bryan Alexander Ford, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne Prof. Dr. Davide Grossi, University of Groningen Prof. Dr. Christina Zuber, University of Konstanz Full address: Affolternstrasse 56, 8050 Zürich, room AFL-F-121Find the event on the University of Zurich’s agenda The discussion will be live streamed on Zoom with the possibility to ask questions remotely via the chat. The roundtable is open to and free for everyone, but pre-registration is…