• 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!

  • 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…

  • PhD Confessions

    Why on earth would anyone choose to do a PhD in democracy studies? This books collects 31 personal "confessions" to answering this question.