• One Year with Covid-19

    Out now! One Year with Covid-19 edited by Christian Ewert and Lea Heyne DemocracyNet’s retrospective on one year with the Covid-19 pandemic Update! April 1st, 2021 One Year with Covid-19 is now available as a printed book as well! In collaboration with Books on Demand, Norderstedt, DemocracyNet is happy announce that the book is as of today availabe in physical form. Get your copy now in book stores, online retailers, or the Books on Demand online store. Here are the book’s details:Title: One Year with Covid-19Editors: Christian Ewert and Lea HeyneDistributor: BOD – Books on Demand, NorderstedtISBN: 9783753402284 All revenues (if any) will be used to donate copies to public…

  • DemocracyNet in 2020: the highlights!

    Research events DemocracyNet’s Virtual RetreatWith presentations by 4 DemocracyNet members Online Mercator Workshop “Revisiting the Challenges of Democratic Inclusion in Theory & Practice”With presentations by 9 international junior scholars, keynote speeches by 3 international senior scholars and a panel discussion by 3 international subject experts Transfer events Abstimm-Bar on the popular initiative “Mehr Bezahlbare Wohnungen” Abstimm-Bar on the facultative referendum “Beschaffung neuer Kampfflugzeuge” Book project “One year of Covid-19: DemocracyNet’s Retrospective” (more on this soon!) New members Alix d’Agostino, Azucena Morán, Francesco Veri, Giada Gianola, Jan-Erik Refle, Johannes Besch Many thanks to the wonderful members, organisers, guests, hosts, and collaborating organisations who made this challenging year so exciting for our…

  • DemocracyNet in 2019: the highlights!

    Research workshop “Political Representation in Democratic Systems” With presentations by 10 international junior scholars Public lecture by Jane Mansbridge “Recursive Representation in the Shadow of Populism“ Transfer events Abstimm-Bar on the AHV-Steuer Deal and Wähl-Bar on the Swiss national election 2019 New members Dannica Fleuss, Nargiz Hajiyeva, Laetitia Ramelet, Olivier Ruchet, Marew Abebe Salemot, and Chiara Valsangiacomo Many thanks to the wonderful members, organizers, guests, hosts, and collaborating organizations who made this year so exciting for our association! And happy holidays!