• Public lecture by Prof. Emanuela Ceva

    DemocracyNet is glad to invite you to the public lecture of Prof. Emanuela Ceva (University of Geneva) on “Accountable Public Institutions.” The lecture will take place on Thursday, December 9, 5pm-6.30pm, at the Institute of Political Science of the University of Zurich (Affolternstrasse 56, room AFL-F-121). It will be followed by drinks. Given the sanitary circumstances, the lecture will be delivered as a livestream. Please register under http://bit.ly/2YTuJY2 to receive the Zoom link! We hope to see many of you at the keynote in December! The lecture is organized by Odile Ammann and Olivier Ruchet in the framework of a two-days DemocracyNet and DPDS workshop, “Vested Interest & Democracy.” More…

  • Video: “Recursive Representation in the Shadow of Populism”

    The video recording of the public lecture by Prof. Jane Mansbridge (Harvard Kennedy School), “Recursive Representation in the Shadow of Populism,” is now online! Further link: https://tube.switch.ch/cast/videos/570c2b33-60c6-41a1-a448-10cb4b65e84c This lecture took place on September 9, 2019, at the University of Zurich. It was the keynote lecture to the DemocracyNet workshop “Political Representation in Democratic Systems.” Funding by the UZH Graduate Campus via a GRC Short Grant, indispensable to the organization of this lecture, is gratefully acknowledged. We are also very grateful to the the generous support and cooperation of the Doctoral Program “Democracy Studies” (DPDS) of the University of Zurich and of the peer-group of the Department of Political Science, poliTics.