• 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.

  • DemocracyNet: highlights of 2021

    Research events Members retreat 2.0 June 10, 2021, online Organized by Giada Gianola & Alix D’Agostino Workshop “‘This is fine’ – Democracy in times of crisis” September 9-10, 2021, online Organized by Lea Heyne and Christian Ewert Workshop “Vested Interests and Democracy” December 9-10, 2021, University of Zurich & online Organized by Olivier Ruchet and Odile Ammann Transfer events E-book “One Year with Covid-19” January 20, 2021 Edited by Christian Ewert and Lea Heyne Abstimm-Bar on the popular initative “Pflegeinitiative” November 17, 2021, Karl der Grosse in Zurich Organized by Deborah Kalte and Palmo Brunner Public lecture “Accountable Public Institutions” by Emanuela Ceva December 9, 2021, University of Zurich Organized…