• DemocracyNet in 2017

    Academic workshop “Citizenship and Democracy” at the University of Zurich Public events Participation in the “Reclaim Democracy” Congress Scavenger hunt on Democracy “Tour de la démocratie” at La Dérivée Discursive experiment “Yverdon-les-Bains demain?” at La Dérivée Democratic experiment “Apéro Votations” at La Dérivée New members Palmo Brunner, Christian Ewert, Deborah Kalte, Matteo Laruffa, and Henri-Pierre Mottironi New social media presence You can now find DemocracyNet on ResearchGate and on Twitter! Follow @DemocracyNet_ New podcast Maija Setälä on “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms” … And plenty of projects for 2018! Thank you to all the wonderful guests, hosts, and collaborating organizations who made it possible for our association to realize all…

  • Announcement: Partner’s event

    DemocracyNet.eu is one of the 23 institutions supporting Denknetz and the Seminar for Sociology at the University of Basel for the Congress Reclaim Democracy. The congress will take place from February 2-4, 2017 at the University of Basel, Switzerland. The aim of the congress is to bring together academics and practitioners and discuss how democracy and human rights can be defended against economic imperatives, xenophobia and authoritarianism. This will be done in five plenary sessions and over 50 workshops. Keynote speakers include Alberto Acosta, Jodi Dean, Srécko Horvat and Gurminder Bhambra. The topics of the congress will rage from theoretical foundations of democracy, globalization, capitalism, nationalism, racism, ecology, Buen Vivir,…

  • “Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms”: A look back on our event series 2015-2016

    The event series “Democracy: Bridging facts and Norms” has come to an end! Thanks to the financial support of a Graduate Campus Grant from the University of Zurich, six public and academic events took place between November 2015 and October 2016. Please find a recap of the entire series as well as videos and reports of each event here: https://democracynet.eu/activities/events15-16/ The organizers of this series, Alice el-Wakil, Lea Heyne and Lukas Peter, are also extremely grateful to all the speakers who took part of in this year, to Karima Bousbah, Antoinette Scherz, Rebecca Welge and Doreen Spörer-Wagner for encouraging them to prepare this events series, to Daniele Caramani and Francis…