Workshops

Our academic workshops aim at fostering interdisciplinary exchange, collaboration and team work among democratic studies researchers. All workshops are dealing both with theoretical and empirical research questions in the field of Democracy and Citizenship.
In line with the idea of connecting  academic discourses that have been running in parallel, we welcome contributions (current research and research projects) from different perspectives and disciplines and both from DemocracyNet members and external participants.

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DemocracyNet has organized the following academic workshops:

2020

“Revisiting the challenges of democratic inclusion in theory & practice” workshop (12)
CALL FOR REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM
University of Zurich (UZH), November 16-18, with the support of the Doctoral Program Democracy Studies.
Organized by Palmo Brunner, Masakazu Ogami, and Su Yun Woo

Members online retreat (11)
September 7
Organized by Lea Heyne and Chiara Valsangiacomo
Full program | Detailed report

2019

Political Representation in Democratic Systems” Workshop (10)
University of Zurich (UZH), September 9-10, with the support of the UZH Graduate Campus and the Doctoral Program Democracy Studies
Organized by Alice el-Wakil, Arno Stirnimann, and Chiara Valsangiacomo
Detailed report

2018

“Democratic participation: theoretical and empirical perspectives” Workshop (9)
UZH, September 13-14, with the support of the Doctoral Program Democracy Studies
Organized by Palmo Brunner, Deborah Kalte, and Henri-Pierre Mottironi.
Detailed report

2017

Citizenship and Democracy Workshop” (8)
UZH, September 11-12, with the support of the Doctoral Program Democracy Studies of NCCR Democracy
Organized by Alice el-Wakil, Lea Heyne, and Lukas Peter.
Detailed report

2016

DemocracyNet.eu Projects Workshop” (7)
UZH, October 20. Aim of the workshop: Plan new activities, new workshops, and to foster new collaborations among democracy researchers with the association DemocracyNet.
Organized by Alice el-Wakil, Lea Heyne, and Lukas Peter.
Full program

Contextualizing Democracy: Culture, Capitalism, Inequalities” (6)
UZH, June 9-10. Part of the 2015-2016 event series “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms,” with the support of the UZH Graduate Campus.
Organized by Alice el-Wakil, Lea Heyne, and Lukas Peter.
Detailed report

Justice and Democracy: Assessing Political Legitimacy” (5)
UZH, February 18-19. Part of the event series “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms,” with the support of the UZH Graduate Campus.
Organized by Alice el-Wakil, Lea Heyne, and Lukas Peter.
Detailed report

2014

Researching Citizenship & Democracy in Europe” (4)
UZH, September 19-20. With the support of the NCCR Democracy.
Organized by Karima Bousbah, and Rebecca Welge.
Detailed report

2013

“Citizenship, access to citizenship, and its relation to and implications for political participation” (3)
UZH, May 31-June 1. Part of the 2012-2013 events series “Researching, Networking, Thinking Ahead: Democracy & Citizenship in Europe.” With the support of the UZH Graduate Campus.
Organized by Karima Bousbah, Antoinette Scherz, and Rebecca Welge.

2012

“The role of participation for citizenship and democracy in Europe” (2)
UZH, October. Part of the 2012-2013 events series “Researching, Networking, Thinking Ahead: Democracy & Citizenship in Europe.” With the support of the UZH Graduate Campus.

Kick off meeting” (1)
UZH, April. With the support of the National Center for Competence and Research (NCCR) Democracy and the European Union Research Group.
Detailed report

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